Audition Notices

Ethno Cultural Mandate:

Neptune Theatre is committed to fostering an environment of equity and diversity, and factor this into every casting decision we make. We encourage submissions from artists of all genders, ethnicities, abilities and identities. All artists are invited to remove measurements and physical features from the resume. Applying artists should be aware that Neptune does not tolerate any form of harassment of its employees, clients, volunteers, or any persons visiting or spending time on its premises.


Audition dates April 11 & 12, 2019

Submission deadline April 1, 2019

Rehearsal 1 st day Aug 20, 2019

Production run Sept 10-Oct 6, 2019

Additional Information:

The Last Wife, Written by Kate Hennig, Director Natasha MacLellan

Artists are asked to submit their labeled headshot & resume as pdf as well as any supporting material through the Neptune submissions portal at neptunetheatre.com/submit

Character Breakdown:

Note: the role of Katherine Parr is cast.

Henry VIII  his Majesty, King of England. Though a bit past his prime, he remains one hell of a man. Accustomed to getting what he wants, in every respect. 50yrs  *Video submissions welcome*

Thom Seymor  the ever-handsome playboy. He is not used to hearing the word no. From women. late 30yrs  *Video submissions welcome*

Mary I (Blood Mary)  Henry’s oldest child and because of him, she will never inherit the throne. She resents her station, Henry, and his many wives and children. late 20yrs

Elizabeth I (Bess) Smart, curious, tolerant. Aged 14 in the play. early 20yrs.

Eddie- Henry’s first son. Adoring, kind, curious. around 8-10yrs.

Only those artists selected for an audition will be contacted to schedule an audition time.

Equity members will be seen first at all open audition calls. Equity members cast in the 2019-2020 season will be engaged under an Equity form of contract. CAEA members: please bring your membership card to the audition.


Halifax Audition dates May 27 & 28, 2019

Toronto Audition dates June 5 & 6, 2019

Submission deadline April 12 2019

Additional Information

The Last Five Years

Written and composed by Jason Robert Brown

Director Marcia Kash

Rehearsal 1st day December 31, 2019

Production run January 21 – February 9, 2020

Artists are asked to submit their labeled headshot & resume as pdf as well as any supporting material through the Neptune submissions portal at neptunetheatre.com/submit

Please specify the production name and the city for the audition request in the appropriate information box within the portal.

Character Breakdown

JAMIE:  A Jewish man around 30; an ambitious, complex and sometimes difficult guy.  Very strong actor.  Singing requirements: tenor; great pop-vocal quality; strong vocal agility and stamina 


CATHY:
A "shiksa goddess" around 30; a moderately talented, somewhat ambitious but highly insecure actress in NYC.  Very strong actor. Singing requirements: mezzo; great pop-vocal quality; strong vocal stamina

Artists will be asked to prepare a song in the same pop style as the show, with some active storytelling in it. eg Next to Normal, Dear Evan Hansen, Fun Home

Only those artists selected for an audition will be contacted to schedule an audition time.

Equity members will be seen first at all open audition calls. Equity members cast in the 2019-2020 season will be engaged under an Equity form of contract. CAEA members: please bring your membership card to the audition.



Halifax Audition dates April 7th & 8th, 2019

Toronto Audition dates June 6th, 7th & 10th, 2019

Submission deadline March 29th, 2019

Rehearsal 1st day: October 29th, 2019

Opening Night: November 29th, 2019

Closing night: January 5th, 2020

Additional Information:

PETER PAN – written & Directed by Jeremy Webb

All roles are gender-flexible and open to actors of any and all genders.

Artists are asked to submit their labeled headshot & resume as a pdf as well as any supporting material, please specify the role and the city for the audition through the Neptune submissions portal at neptunetheatre.com/submit

Character List:

Hook/Darling

Peter Pan

Smee

Tink

Wendy

Michael

John

 
(Note: the traditional ‘Lost Boys’ in this production are now a beautiful cluster of ‘Loser Kids.’ Submitting Artists must be 17 years old before the first day of rehearsal)

Eric – A Loser/Ensemble

Derrick – A Loser/Ensemble

Smudge – A Loser/Ensemble

Fudge – A Loser/Ensemble

Flea – A Loser/Ensemble

Pirates/ Ensemble x 4

 

Peter Pan is continuing Neptune’s new tradition of producing a ‘panto-style’ musical comedy for the whole family.

The show is high energy, packed with jokes, sight gags, shtick, and many, many pop songs.

Artists will be asked to prepare a musical theatre AND a pop song, plus a comedic monologue. Those artists selected for an audition will be asked to attend a dance/movement call.

Equity members will be seen first at all open audition calls. Equity members cast in the 2019-2020 season will be engaged under an Equity form of contract. CAEA members: please bring your membership card to the audition.


Written by Ellen Denny / Directed by Annie Valentina


Audition dates: Halifax April 29th, 2019 / Toronto* June 8th, 2019

(* Toronto submissions only open for the role of ASH)

Submission deadline: April 17th, 2019

Rehearsal 1st day: September 17th, 2019

Opening Night: October 3rd, 2019

Closing night: October 20th, 2019

Additional Information

  • No video submissions accepted at this time
  • Artists are asked to submit their labeled headshot & resume as pdf, as well as any supporting materials, through the Neptune submissions portal at neptunetheatre.com/submit

Characters

  • LEAH – mid-20s, female (she/her)

Book smart and driven. Genuinely cares about making a difference. Tries not to wear her heart on her sleeve, usually fails at it.

  • ASH – mid-20s, AFAB* non-binary (they/them)

Quick-witted and confident. Fiercely loyal to those they love. Over the status quo.

  • ROSE – 60+, female (she/her)

Small town, but not small-minded. Hard working and practical. A grounded warmth and wisdom that sneaks up on you.

All roles require strong comedic timing. Only artists who identify as non-binary/gender fluid are invited to submit for the role of ASH.

*Content advisory: character’s storyline involves mention of body dysphoria.

Artists will be asked to prepare a short comedic monologue, as well as a scene from the play (to be provided at booking).

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