Auditions

P.S. Your Cat Is Dead!

A play by James Kirkwood, Jr.

Directed by Michael Page

It’s the mid 1970s, and a long string of bad luck has plagued struggling actor Jimmy Zoole’s life.  He is on the edge of falling apart when he loses his job and his girlfriend Kate, and his home is broken into for the third time in recent history by a poor robber named Vito. Oh, and P.S., his beloved cat is dead.

AUDITIONS:
Monday, March 11 and Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 7-9pm

Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.

Callbacks (by invitation): Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 7-10pm

Audition (and Rehearsal) Location:
Arlington Cultural Affairs Building
3700 South Four Mile Run Drive
Arlington, VA 22206

Time:
Sign-Ins begin at 7:00 pm
Last Sign in at 8:45pm

Audition Notes: 

While Dominion Stage will be taking pictures and providing an audition form, please bring an up to date resume and photo to attach if available.

All roles are unpaid and volunteer. All roles are open and not pre-cast. If cast, you must join Dominion Stage as a Production Member ($25) and in return will receive two (2) complimentary tickets to this Production. Members also get membership viewing of Dominion Stage’s next two scheduled productions.

Rehearsal Notes:  The first rehearsal is scheduled for Monday, March 18.  The rehearsal period will include 2 or more weekdays and 1 weekend day per week from March 19th – April 18th.  From Tech week on, 3 or more weekdays and 1-2 weekend days from April 22nd – May 2nd. Please list all potential scheduling conflicts on your audition form, as the rehearsal calendar will be created based on your stated conflicts. Additional conflicts may not be accepted once the show is cast.

Questions: info@dominionstage.org

Performance Dates:
May 2019: 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18

Performance Location:
Gunston Arts Center – Theatre Two (@Gunston Middle School)
2700 South Lang Street
Arlington, VA  22206

Characters:  3m, 1f

JIMMY ZOOLE  (M, 30’s) A struggling actor who has lost everything, and therefore has nothing left to lose.  Comedic timing and understanding is important. This actor needs to be comfortable with portraying homosexual situations. He must also have enough physical control to execute energetic fight choreography safely. Lead role.

VITO ANTONUCCI  (M, mid 20’s) A young man who, by circumstance, has been led to a life of crime in order to get by.  Comedic timing is important. This actor needs to be comfortable with portraying homosexual situations. He must also have enough physical control to execute energetic fight choreography safely.  This actor needs to have a stereotypically attractive body type and be willing to be mostly nude on stage. Lead role.

KATE HOUGH  (F, 30’s) A woman who is looking for a change in her life and is willing to do whatever she needs to in order to make said change. Comedic reactions and timing are a must for this actress. Featured role.

FRED GABLE (M, mid 20’s – 50’s) A man who doesn’t quite understand what he might be getting himself into.  Comedic reactions are a must for this actor. Cameo role.