The newly revitalized Masquers Playhouse in Point Richmond is pleased to announce auditions for its upcoming production of:
by Steven Dietz
directed by Jacquie Duckworth
To be performed live and on stage!
Donny Rowan has placed everything he owns on his front lawn, along with a sign that reads: “Here’s my life. Make an offer.” He has cut a skylight into his attic and placed his E-Z Boy recliner underneath—where he can sit, staring at the stars envisioning the place in the universe where all the roads we never chose converge. Rocket Man explores one man’s obsessive desire to find this “parallel world” and the profound effect of his decision on his family and friends.
Auditions: Pre-recorded auditions may be submitted prior to December 3, at 5 pm. See below for the link to submit audition materials.
Preparation: Please submit two contrasting monologues no longer than 1 ½ minutes each. In addition, please complete the audition form found in the audition link and upload headshot, resume, and monologue videos.
Callbacks: In-person callbacks will be held December 12 (exact time TBA) at Masquers Playhouse, 105 Park Pl, Richmond, CA 94801
Rehearsals: First Read-through will be on January 23. Rehearsals will be Sunday-Wednesdays from 7p-10p at the theater. (No rehearsals scheduled on: 2/6, 2/14, 2/20, 2/21)
Tech & Dress Rehearsals will be 3/20, 3/21, 3/22, 3/23.
Performances: Five-week run beginning March 24 through April 23. Performances are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night at 8 pm and Sundays at 2 pm.
COVID Protocols: Proof of full vaccination is required for all entering the theatre. Masks are currently required. Depending on other County Health requirements, actors and crew involved in the rehearsal process may also need to be tested for COVID-19.
Roles: All roles are open and are non-pay, non-AEA. All genders, ages, and races/ethnicities are encouraged to audition:
DONNY – presenting as male, early forties to early fifties
BUCK – presenting as male, a friend of Donny, late fifties to late sixties
TRISHA – presenting as female, Donny’s daughter, sixteen
RITA – presenting as female, Donny’s ex-wife, late thirties to early fifties
LOUISE – presenting as female, Donny’s co-worker and friend, forties to early fifties.
Stipend Available: Actors will receive a small stipend to defray transportation costs. See the audition link for more info.
Questions: Please submit any questions to Jacquie Duckworth at firstname.lastname@example.org
Online Audition Form
To audition, complete the online form below. If you experience any problems with this form, please email your materials to email@example.com.