TREVOR, Players Club of Swarthmore, 09/12/2017

Show: TREVOR
Theater: Players Club of Swarthmore
Theater Website: http://www.pcstheater.org/
Theater Phone: (610) 328-4271

Start date of auditions: 09/12/2017


Players Club of Swarthmore will be holding auditions Tuesday, September 12 at 7:00 pm for the Second Stage production of TREVOR, a play by Nick Jones

Audition Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2017, starting at 7 PM. Contact director, Leigh Jacobs, ldjldj@gmail.com for an appointment

Call Backs: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Synopsis: Inspired by a real story and written by Nick Jones (Orange is the New Black), a chimpanzee named Trevor once starred in an infomercial with Morgan Fairchild. Now, he lives alone with Sandra, a middle-aged widow, but he dreams of a showbiz comeback. Sandra knows Trevor would never hurt anybody, but next-door neighbor, Ashley, is concerned.

Performance Dates: Friday, January 26 – Saturday, February 3 (2 PM on Sunday, January 28 and includes a performance on Thursday, February 1)

Rehearsal Dates: Readthrough, Monday, October 23. Then mainly Sundays, Mondays and Wednesdays in December and January.

Audition Requirements:
• Please contact director, Leigh Jacobs, ldjldj@gmail.com for an appointment.
• Please provide a resume & headshot (If you do not have a headshot, a photo will be taken of you at the audition).
• Please prepare a two-minute monologue of a dramatic or darkly comedic work.
• Please download and complete the PCS audition form from the Auditions Page.
Any questions, please contact director, Leigh Jacobs, ldjldj@gmail.com.

Roles: All roles are open
• TREVOR – M20’s-40’s. Described by the playwright as “a 200 pound, 11-year-old chimpanzee.” The character is dressed in overalls and a tee shirt, not in fake fur or a chimp costume. The character speaks in English and only occasionally reverts to gibberish. Actor playing Trevor will need to behave physically like an adult chimp.
• SANDRA MORRIS – F50-60. Trevor’s “mom.”
• ASHLEY – F30’s. The next-door neighbor and mother of a baby.
• JIM – M40-60. The county sheriff.
• OLIVER – M20’s-40’s. Another chimp. Known to be successful. Often well dressed.
• PRODUCTION ASSISTANT/JERRY – M20’s-40’s. Non-White. Playwright notes that “doubling serves to illustrate how these characters are interchangeable in Trevor’s mind.” Production Assistant refers to an assistant on a TV show. Jerry is the animal control officer dispatched to evaluate Trevor.
• MORGAN FAIRCHILD – F50’s. Yes, that Morgan Fairchild. Blonde. Star power. Likes to laugh.

Please note: PCS is an all-volunteer organization; all roles are unpaid.

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Patricia Bradford

Patricia Bradford

Patricia Bradford holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. She has performed, directed and produced theatre throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Ms. Bradford is founder and Managing Artistic Director of Bare Stage Theatre. Leading STAGE Magazine has become a consuming passion - one which combines her many artistic skills, theatrical contacts and administrative abilities. She is thrilled to be carrying on the vision that was begun by Holley Webster over 30 years ago, and leading STAGE to new levels of success.

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