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"The 39 Steps" Auditions-Chicago, IL - Casting ID # 1610381
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Chicago, IL Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 02-14-20
Audition Date n/a Submission deadline 02-17-20
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
In The 39 Steps, a man with a boring life meets a woman with a thick accent who says she's a spy. When he takes her home, she is murdered. Soon, a mysterious organization called "The 39 Steps" is hot on the man's trail in a nationwide manhunt that climaxes in a death-defying finale! A riotous blend of virtuoso performances and wildly inventive stagecraft, The 39 Steps amounts to an unforgettable evening of pure pleasure!

Preparation:
- Auditions will start all at once at 6:30pm but will accommodate any/all that can attend before 9:00pm.
- Auditioners will be asked to read from the script, sides will be provided.
- Resumes are encouraged. Headshots are not required.
- Please be prepared to provide all conflicts from March 8th through May 9th.
- Audition Form to be provided at auditions.

Questions? Please contact the director Erin Baal.

Role # 1 Richard Hannay
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

a dapper, witty, and graceful English gentleman; at the play\'s start, he is a bored aristocrat—until a mysterious woman unexpectedly drops into his life and propels him on a heroic, hilarious journey taking an ordinary man on an extraordinary adventure.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Pamela/Margaret
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

a bright, righteous, courageous, and upstanding British woman lured into Hannay's adventure but skeptical of his claims of innocence. Margaret: a shy, blushing and wholesome Scottish farmer's wife who dreams of romance and adventure in the city and is swept away by Hannay's appearance at her (and her husband's) front door in rural Scotland.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

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

an alluring, exotic, beguilingly mysterious secret agent of dubious and ever-shifting accents.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 70
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Clowns 1 & 2
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

CLOWNS 1 & 2: these actors play: quick-changing heroes, villains, spies, lecherous lingerie salesman, Scottish Highlands B&B proprietors, heavies, British Music Hall performers, Bible thumpers, professors with missing fingers (and their wives), sheriffs, train conductors, pilots, politicians, radio announcers, paperboys, milkmen, charwomen, Senior Citizens, children, and even the occasional inanimate object.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 70
Ethnicity: Any -