Lakewood Theatre Company

Auditions: The 7 Wonders of Ballyknock, August 25, 2014 - by appointment

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Auditions for the world premiere of The 7 Wonders of Ballyknock are by appointment on MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 2014. Call 503-635-3901 to reserve an audition slot.

Location: Lakewood Theatre Company 368 S. State Street, Lake Oswego, OR 97034. Call 503-635-3901 to schedule an appointment.

The 7 Wonders of Ballyknock, is directed by Stephanie Mulligan.

The director is seeking two men (ages 20-30) and one women (ages 20-30) to complete the casting for this world premiere play. All ethnicities are encouraged to audition. All roles receive remuneration..

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Please bring a current headshot & resume.
  • No prepared monologue is required. Auditions will consist of readings from the script. Callbacks, if needed, will be at the director's discretion.
  • Bring your calendar and be prepared to list all conflicts. Conflicts not listed at time of audition may not be honored.


IMPORTANT DATES:

  • The Seven Wonders of Ballyknock opens January 9, 2015 and continues through February 15, 2015. Performances are Thurs. – Sat. at 7:30 PM, some Sundays at 7:00 PM, some Sunday matinees at 2:00 PM and two Wednesday performances at 7:30 PM. Lakewood Theatre Company features an intimate 220-seat theatre located at Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State Street in Lake Oswego.

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ABOUT THE PLAY
The Seven Wonders of Ballyknock, written by Oregonian playwright C.S. Whitcomb, originated at Portland’s Fertile Ground Festival in 2013 as a staged reading. Lakewood’s production, a world premiere, will be its first fully staged production.

The story: When a mysterious, young American woman appears looking for a room, the barman sets out to show her the seven wonders of Ballyknock.  As  wonders unfold, she discovers the joy in life, finds love and a home.

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Breakdown of Roles:

Please note: All ethnicities are encouraged to audition. All roles are open and all receive remuneration. 

  • Jonty,  Irish, male, 30s, larger than life barman, Ireland, 1950s.  WWII vet.  A life force character.  Has charm, wit, humor and heart.  And nightmares from the war.
  • Cordelia Snowden,  30s.  Shy, repressed American.  Has a dark, guilty secret.  Has never really lived yet.  Blossoms into an open, in-love, taking charge of her own life, person.
  • Ghost of a WWI soldier,  20s.  Sad poet.  Doesn't speak, but has a lot of emotional material to cover in the story.  Important part.

Note: No children are being seen at this audition.

Auditions for The 7 Wonders of Ballyknock are by appointment. Call 503-635-3901 to schedule an appointment.

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