Actor and Designer information
Auditions for the 2013-2014 Season
Unicorn Theatre and The Coterie Theatre will hold combined auditions for professional adult actors - Equity and non-Equity - for their respective 2013-2014 seasons.
Individual audition slots will be available for May 13, 14, 15, 16. Auditions will take place at the Unicorn Theatre, 3828 Main Street, KCMO 64111.
Auditions are by appointment only. Actors will be asked to perform two contrasting contemporary monologues (no Shakespeare), two minutes each. No classical material. Singing auditions will occur only if you are called back. Actors must bring two head shots and two resumes.
Starting April 15th, professional adult actors wishing to schedule an individual audition time slot must contact Annette Filippi at (816) 474-4241 at Coterie Theatre. (Please, no calls before April 15.)
There will be no alternate audition times. If you are unable to attend, you may submit a photo/resume to us:
3828 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
THESE ARE THE PLAYS UNICORN THEATRE IS PRODUCING IN THE 2013-14 SEASON:
Venus in Fur Featuring Vanessa Severo
By David Ives on the Jerome Stage
Sept. 4-29, 2013 (1 man, 1 woman)
SMART, SEXY AND FUNNY
An actress turns an audition into a game of cat and mouse that blurs the lines between fantasy and reality, seduction and power, love and sex. Watch out for the whip. A Tony nominee for Best Play.
Seminar Co-produced with UMKC Theatre
By Theresa Rebeck on the Mainstage
Oct. 16- Nov. 10, 2013 (3 men, 2 women)
Vicious Wordplay. Biting Comedy.
Vicious wordplay, biting comedy and romance becomes a weapon when four young writers get the schooling of their lives from a reckless and unorthodox international literary figure.
Clybourne Park Co-produced with UMKC Theatre
By Bruce Norris on the Mainstage
Dec. 4-29, 2013 (5 men, 3 women)
RACE AND REAL ESTATE
A fiercely provocative new play about race, real estate, and the volatile values of each. Inspired by events from the Lorraine Hansberry classic A Raisin in the Sun. Winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Play, the Pulitzer Prize and the Olivier.
Grounded World Premiere
By George Brant Featuring Carla Noack
Jan. 22-Feb. 9, 2014 on the Jerome Stage (1 woman)
PERSONAL. POLITICAL. TOPICAL
Fighter pilot by day, wife and mother by night. A one-woman tour de force. This play, first read at the Unicorn in 2012, is part of a Rolling World Premiere of the National New Play Network.
Other Desert Cities on the Mainstage
By Jon Robin Baitz (2 men, 3 women)
March 5-30, 2014
FAMILY SECRETS. DRAMATIC REUNIONS. OLD WOUNDS.
Secrets are currency and everyone is rich in this family confrontation that takes place in Palm Springs during a holiday reunion. And you thought your family had drama! Another Tony nominee for Best Play. Also a Pulitzer Prize finalist.
Water By The Spoonful on the Jerome Stage
By Quiara Alegria Hudes (4 men, 3 women)
April 23-May 18, 2014
CONNECTION. ADDICTION. REDEMPTION.
An Iraqi war veteran comes home to Philadelphia to reconnect with his Puerto Rican family, but he finds them in crisis mode. This lyrical, uplifting play touches on redemption and self-discovery - and won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This playwright also wrote the 2008 Tony Award-winning book for the musical In the Heights.
By The Way, Meet Vera Stark on the Mainstage
By Lynn Nottage (3 men, 4 women)
June 4-29, 2014
HILARIOUS COMEDY HOLLYWOOD STEREOTYPES.
An irreverent look at Hollywood’s racial stereotypes as an African-American maid auditions for the same 1930’s movie- a sweeping Southern epic- as her employer, a white starlet. This hilarious comedy is a change from the serious themes in previous Lynn Nottage works like Ruined, seen here in 2011… and it’s winning rave reviews
Designers are encouraged to submit inquiries and portfolios to Jessie Caliman, Production Manager at email@example.com or 816-531-7529 x 15