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"Enchanted April and Pinocchio Commedia"-Austin, TX - Casting ID # 1600240
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Austin, TX Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 08-20-19
Audition Date 01-06-20 Submission deadline 01-04-20
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Enchanted April: Set in the 1920's, this play centers around four English women who rent a castle on a remote Italian island to try to come to grips with their lives and relationships. During their enchanted month in Italy, the ladies fall under the spell of their idyllic, sun-drenched surroundings. They rediscover laughter, learn new truths about themselves and find the romance they long for.

Pinocchio Commedia: Pinocchio is a marionette who later turns into a donkey and ultimately saves his father from the belly of a dogfish, with a host of personified animals along the way playing vital characters. ... The evil Pulcinella plays the Wicked Puppet Master, and Pedrolina plays a Donkey and a Fool.

Preparations:
- There are no audition appointments, however we ask that you arrive at least 15 minutes early to fill out paperwork.
- Headshots and resumes are helpful and appreciated but not required.
- Auditions consist of cold readings from the scripts and there are no prepared monologues. and there

Role # 1 Charlotte Wilkins
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Enchanted April: Lotty - dowdy, childless, fed up, earnest, no social graces, wispy hair, crumpled hat, face puckered with effort and fear, instant soul-mate with Rose, shocked by her own daring at planning this adventure as well as the extravagance of it. Finds the Italian setting wildly, ridiculously, divinely beautiful.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Rose Arbuthnot
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Enchanted April: Older than Lotty, prudish, proper, gives every penny to the poor to make up for her husband\'s evil books, she can\'t spend anything on her own enjoyment because of where the money comes from. Says of her husband\'s writing, \"No one should write a book God wouldn\'t like to read.\"


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Clerk
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Enchanted April: Looking a versatile actor/talent to portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Lady Caroline Dester
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Enchanted April: Enchantress and society beauty. Single, from a wealthy, well-known family, wants quiet and to escape from the grabbing hands of men. Wants to recover from too much of everything an indulged young woman knows. Has an overbearing mother who \"thinks nothing of value could come from the thinking of a beautiful young woman.\"


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Thomas Briggs
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Enchanted April: Handsome, portraitist who inherited the castle. Uses a hat and cane, nice guy smitten with Caroline at first sight.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Mrs. William Fisher
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Enchanted April: Aggressive dowager, widowed 11 years ago, still wearing black. Offers for her personal references: Archbishop of Canterbury, Pres. of the Royal Academy, Gov. of Bank of England. Lives in the past where eminent Victorians such as Tennyson and Browning were family friends. Walks with a cane and wants only to sit in the sun and remember.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Domenico
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Enchanted April: Italian speaking - caretaker of the castle.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Francesca
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Enchanted April: Italian speaking- housekeeper for the castle.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Mellersh Wilkins
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Enchanted April: Discreet family solicitor, forceful, top-hatted, frock-coated, respectable, with a high opinion of himself. \"Needing an airing\" according to Lotty, his wife. Thrifty except where his food is concerned.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Frederick Arbuthnot
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Enchanted April: (a.k.a. Ferdinand Arrundel) - writer of successful, salacious, biographies of royalty: Cleopatra, du\' Barry. He writes under a pseudonym to respect his wife\'s sensibilities. Spends most of his time away from her and knows Lady Caroline very well in his \"other life.\"


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Arlecchino
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Pinocchio Commedia: Who plays a Cricket.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Pantalone
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Pinocchio Commedia: Who plays Geppetto.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Razullo
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Pinocchio Commedia: Who plays a Fox.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Beltramo
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Pinocchio Commedia: Who plays a Cat.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Pulchinella
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Pinocchio Commedia: Who plays the Wicked Puppet Master.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Pedrolina
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Pinocchio Commedia: Who plays a Donkey and a Fool.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 17 Columbina
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Pinocchio Commedia: Who plays a Spirit.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 18 Pinocchio
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Pinocchio Commedia: Who plays a Wooden Head.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -