New Theatre, located at The Roxy Performing Arts Center 1645 SW 107th Avenue, Miami, FL 33165, will be conducting two days of Auditions for our 2012-2013 season on Tuesday September 4th, 11 am - 2 pm and Wednesday September 5th, 2012 from 7 pm - 10 pm.
Actors need to prepare two contrasting monologues of any arrangement (contemporary or classic) that showcase their best skills. Both monologues should total 3 minutes in time. All actors will provide an updated headshot/resume, and provide any foreseeable conflicts. Professional attire is strongly recommended. Actors should call 305-443-5373 ext 305 to schedule a five-minute slot for their audition by leaving a message with our Production Stage Manager, who will call you back and confirm the appropriate audition time. Please be patient to hear back.
- Appointments for performers shall be scheduled in five-minute time slots.
- We uphold color-blind, accent-deaf casting practices unless noted specifically in character breakdown.
- We do not have the ability to provided housing for out-of-town actors.
- Because of the nature of World Premieres the scripts CAN NOT leave the premise of the theatre, but the plays are made available to the actors auditioning by appointment only if they should choose to familiarize themselves with the roles.
Playwrights, show titles, play synopsis, and character breakdown below:
27th ANNIVERSARY Season
Oct. 12th - 28th, 2012
Rehearsals commence Sept. 24th
By Willy Russell
Directed by Steven A. Chambers
Frank is a tutor at a university in northern England; Rita is his new pupil, a 'non-traditional' student who wants to learn "everything." Originally premiered in London in 1980 and this updated version of the play is currently enjoying a successful British revival tour.
Frank - early 50's, British, North of England University professor, who can hold his liquor.
Rita - mid 20's but beyond her years, brash, no formal education but street smart, wants to learn about "everything."
Nov. 30th - Dec. 16th, 2012
Rehearsals commence Nov. 12th
By Robert Caisley
Directed by Ricky J. Martinez
NNPN Rolling World Premiere
Alfred and Melinda are a happy, successful couple in the middle of their lives. Their older friend Eduardo - a vibrant, mature, artist- has invited them to meet his much younger girlfriend, Eva. Eva's not-so-subtle subterfuge leads them all head-on into a collision that will shake their 'happiness' to its' very core.
Alfred Rehm - 40's, a father, a French Literature professor, is happy. [Pre-Cast]
Melinda Rehm - 40's, a mother, has a Promotional items company, is happy.
Eduardo - 50's/60's, extraordinarily vibrant for his age; visual artist; slight accent, is happy.
Eva - 20's, a fox with great legs, a visual artist/sculptures; is not happy.
Feb. 1st - 17th, 2013
Rehearsals commence Jan. 15th
AGNES OF GOD
By John Pielmeier
Directed by Ricky J. Martinez
This riveting classic psychological drama in which a young nun, accused of killing her newborn baby, declares the child is the result of a virgin conception, follows her psychiatrist and her mother superior in a tug-of-war between faith and reality.
Agnes - early 20's'/30's, pretty, young, & naive nun; abused as a child; unaware of the outside world; has a beautiful sing voice.
Miriam Ruth - 50's/60's, Mother Superior of a Convent; tough on the surface, loving underneath; Dramatically skillful actress.
Dr. Martha Livingston - 30's/40's, a court-appointed psychiatrist, smokes on stage, Dramatically skillful actress with good communication skills.
April 19th - May 5th, 2013
Rehearsals commence March 26th
ROAD THROUGH HEAVEN
By Ricky J. Martinez
Directed by Margaret M. Ledford
A young orphaned Caribbean island poet comes of age and searches to find his destiny through his relationships with a young actress and the two loves of his life. This poetic work questions unconditional love, the nature of self-development, and the willing of dreams into reality.
Jesus - mid-20's, orphan, an abusive past but harbors hope and honesty inside; handsome, yearns to be a poet.
Maria - 20's, virgin but fiercely street smart; sensitively compassionate; doesn't spread rumors but knows them all, yearns to be an actress.
Dolores - late 30's/mid 40's, a mule of a woman; afflicted past; dark ocean of secrets inside; sharp tongue, yearns to be free from mother's curse. Dramatically skillful actress. [PRE-CAST]
Victor - 40's/50's; a hunk whose loyal loving nature outshines the hard work carved all over him; passionate, yearns for a better life and a child.
Child - 9 - 12, a little rascal whose laughter can unhinge the stars from the sky, a genius in the making, yearns for life.
The BOOMFROG! Series, THE NATIVE CURATOR and the MIAMI 1-ACTS FESTIVAL (Winter and Summer sessions) will all also be cast from our general season auditions. Directors and Playwrights for these projects will be announced as events are more formalized.