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"Picasso at The Lapin Agile" Auditions-Indianapolis, IN - Casting ID # 1607400
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Indianapolis, IN Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 12-26-19
Audition Date 04-05-20 Submission deadline 04-04-20
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Freddy, owner of the Lapin Agile bar, tends to his customer, Gaston, an older regular at the establishment. A young Einstein–initially not recognized since he is not wearing his hair in the tell-tale loose way made famous by his future photos, and because he has entered out of order from the dramatis personae in the play's program–comes into the bar for a date, scheduled at another establishment. He assures Gaston that the woman will surely arrive at the wrong bar, just as he has.

Freddy's girlfriend, Germaine, arrives and the conversation turns to talk of women. As if summoned by the conversation, Suzanne, a young woman enters. She is looking for the famous painter Picasso, a suave debonair rumored to frequent the bar, with whom she has had an affair. She recounts her initial meeting with Picasso, presents a sketch he gave her, and theorizes about the differences between the sexes. Einstein's mathematical talent is invoked to figure out the bar tab and Freddy's stockroom order. and

Role # 1 Freddy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The owner and bartender of the Lapin Agile. He is the boyfriend of Germaine, and seems to be a simple-minded man but occasionally says something truly stunning, and occasionally breaks the fourth wall.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 2 Gaston
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An abrupt and direct old Frenchman with prostate problems.


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

Role # 3 Germaine
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A waitress at the Lapin Agile. She is Freddy's girlfriend and a very thoughtful and beautiful woman. She has many ideas of what the 20th century will be like, and has slept with Picasso.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 4 Albert Einstein
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A scientist with big aspirations. He is a genius, with a book on the way called The Special Theory of Relativity. He often finds himself having to explain his theories and thoughts in a simpler fashion to the rest of the group, as he is wise beyond his years.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

A beautiful 19-year-old girl who is infatuated with Picasso. Suzanne and Picasso have already slept together, and she is left hurt and angry when he doesn't remember her.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 6 Sagot
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Picasso's art dealer, who is obsessed with finding and selling great pieces of art for profit


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 7 Pablo Picasso
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A talented and charismatic 23-year-old painter. Extremely egotistical and self-confident, he is a serial womanizer and master of manipulation.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 8 Charles Schmendiman
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A young inventor with huge dreams and little knowledge. Although he is hardworking, he is overshadowed by the genius and talent of Einstein and Picasso.


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

Role # 9 The Countess
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An extremely intelligent and attractive woman, with whom Einstein is infatuated. She thinks like he does, being the one person to really understand him in the play.


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

Role # 10 A Female Admirer
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A young admirer Picasso assumes is a fan of his, but who turns out to be an admirer of Schmendiman


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

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

A polite and talented country-boy time-traveler, who adds another dimension and point of view to Einstein's and Picasso's debate. He is a blue-suede-shoed musician.


Searchable talent specs :

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