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6/17 Rebecca & Marie Antoinette at Spark

Spark Theater is holding auditions for its two fall shows, Rebecca and Marie Antoinette: the color of flesh, on Sunday June 17th from 6-10pm. Auditions will be held at Spark’s new space, 985 Santa Fe Drive. Needed for Rebecca are 7 men and 3 women of various ages and types (men aged 40+ strongly encouraged to audition) , and needed for Marie Antoinette… are 2 woman and 1 man, aged 20-40, with the possibility of additional non-speaking roles. No roles are precast.

Actors are asked to prepare 2 contrasting monologues appropriate for the shows (period pieces not necessary) and be prepared to demonstrate a British accent for Rebecca (it is not necessary to do one of your monologues in the accent) . Actors will automatically be considered for both shows unless they specify interest in only one. Callbacks will be held for both shows separately in June.

Rebecca opens Saturday, September 8th and plays through Saturday October 6th. Marie Antoinette: the color of flesh plays Friday, October 19th through Saturday November 10th. Both shows have performances Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights and will rehearse for approximately 6 weeks prior to opening, with the rehearsal schedule depending on cast availability.

To schedule an audition, please send an email with your requested audition time to Artistic Director, Michael Emmitt: michael@sparktheater.org

About Rebecca

Adapted by Daphne du Maurier from her novel

Directed by Michael Emmitt

A secret haunts the halls of Manderley, where millionaire Maxim de Winter has taken a young bride to be the new mistress of his estate. But not everyone is pleased with the new arrangement, and when a dark secret is unearthed at the bottom of the sea, it shakes the very foundation of the household. Made famous by the classic Hitchcock film, Spark’s look into the dark side of memory promises to be just as unnerving as the original.

About Marie Antoinette: the color of flesh

REGIONAL PREMIERE By Joel Gross
Directed by Luke Allen Terry

This historic sweep of a play imagines the life of one of the world’s most famous monarch’s, Marie Antoinette, her real life official portrait painter, and the man who came between them, in a 3-person tour de force of the French Revolution. This tightly spun show sheds new light on the delicate skin of the most famous queens in history, surrounded by scandal, wit, political intrigue, and surprising tenderness. The queen is dead! Long live the queen! This script for this show is available prior to auditions for interested actors.

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