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Production Overview / Vue d`ensemble de la Production
 
Production Name / Nom de la Production: Blood Relations
Union Status / Statut Union: NON-UNION
Media / Média: Theatre
Director(s) / Directeur(s): Barbara Larose
Casting Director / Directeur de Casting: Alumnae Theatre
Accepting Submissions From / Acceptons les Soumissions venant: Toronto
 
Open Call Details / Détails de l`Audition Générale
 
Open Call Date(s) / Date(s) de L`Audition Générale: October 8th, 9th and 11th
Open Call Address / Adresse de l`Audition Générale: 70 Berkeley St.
Open Call City/Cities / Ville(s) ou se tiendra l`Audition Générale: Toronto
Production/Show Date(s) / Date de présentation de la Production: January 23 – February 7, 2015
Production Venue / Lieu de la Production: Alumnae Theatre
Production City/Cities / Ville(s) de la Production: Toronto
 
Pay Rate / Salaire: Non union, non paying.
 
Casting Notes / Notes du Casting: TO SUBMIT FOR AN AUDITION
E-mail with headshot and resume to bloodrelationsauditions@gmail.com or leave a message at 416-364-4170 ext 3.

Be sure to include your phone number so we can contact you! Please specify if you are an Alumnae Theatre Member.

Auditions will be held at the Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley Street, Toronto, ON
(SW corner of Berkeley and Adelaide)
Alumnae Theatre Company is a non professional company that encourages diversity in its membership and casting.

AUDITION DATES
Evenings of Wednesday, October 8 and Thursday, October 9, 2014
&
Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 10 am – 5 pm
Callbacks to be held the following week – October15/16
PREPARATION

Please prepare a short (2-3 min.) contemporary monologue. You may also be asked to read from the script, so it is highly recommended that you are familiar with the play.

Reading copies are available at the Toronto Reference Library, 5th floor -- Performing Arts desk.
 
Synopsis: AUDITION NOTICE
In this Governor General’s Award-winning play, Sharon Pollock’s takes us on a psychological journey, bringing the past to life in a search for a possible answer, a possible motive for murder. The only suspect, the real Lizzie Borden, was acquitted of murdering her father and stepmother with an axe, in 1892. But in Blood Relations, set 10 years later, the chilling question still repeats, “Did you, Lizzie?” “ Lizzie, did you?”




 
 
 
Characters / Personnage
 
1. Miss Lizzie - Lead - 30 to 45 - Female / Féminin - Caucasian

Role: Age Range Description
Miss Lizzie 30 - 45 Lizzie Borden, 10 years after acquittal; also plays the Irish maid, Bridget
Actress 30 - 45 Glamourous paramour of Miss Lizzie; also plays Lizzie Borden
 
2. Emma - Performer - 40 to 50 - Female / Féminin - Caucasian

Emma 40 - 50 Lizzie’s older sister
 
3. Abigail Borden - Performer - 50s to 60s - Female / Féminin - Caucasian

Abigail Borden 50’s – 60’s Lizzie’s stepmother
 
4. Henry - Performer - 50 to 60 - Male / Masculin - Caucasian

Harry 50’s Mrs. Borden’s brother
 
5. Andrew Borden - Performer - 60s to 70 - Male / Masculin - Caucasian

Andrew Borden 60’s - 70’s Lizzie’s father
 
6. Dr. Patrick/Defense - Peformer - 30s to 40s - Male / Masculin - Caucasian

Dr. Patrick/Defense 30’s - 40’s the Irish doctor; also plays Defense Counsel at Lizzie’s trial