Audition Details

Show Aesop’s Fables
Company Long Island Children’s Museum
Director Austin Costello
Notes This is an ensemble (4 roles + Stage Manager) piece mandatory attendance is required for all performances, all rehearsals and tech, Rehearsals are daytime between 10 AM and 4:00 PM. Salary is per hour for rehearsal and performances. All performances are in the daytime between 9:30 AM and 4:00 PM. Performances being 01-29-19 through 2-23-19, 2 shows a day. If you are interested in stage managing, please let us know what you would be interested.
Instructions Prepare 1-2 monologue with emphasis on story (beginning, middle and end). This is an ensemble performance piece which includes physical comedy and puppetry. You want to come dressed to move demonstrate character voices. Please provide resume and headshot.
Rehearsal Dates January, 2-4,8-11,15-18, 22, 24, 25 and 28.
Performance Dates February 5-8 10:15am & 12:30pm Feb 19-23 11:30am & 2pm
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Show Info Author Mike Kenny brings Aesopís well-known and beloved fables come to life on stage through a lovable band of traveling storytellers. Laugh and play along with puppets and lively stories, while learning timeless lessons of patience, hard work, greed and honesty. Join in the fun as they take you through classics like The Tortoise and the Hare, The Boy Who Cried Wolf, The Lion and the Mouse and more.

Location/Date/Times

Call Type Location Date Time
Open Long Island Children’s Museum
11 Davis Avenue
Garden City
Dec 18 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Open Long Island Children’s Museum
11 Davis Avenue
Garden City
Dec 19 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Open Long Island Children’s Museum
11 Davis Avenue
Garden City
Dec 19 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Call Back Long Island Children’s Museum
11 Davis Avenue
Garden City
Dec 21 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Call Back Long Island Children’s Museum
11 Davis Avenue
Garden City
Dec 21 1:30 PM – 4:40 PM

Roles

Role M/F Age Description
Barry M The new guy. Meek in stature and bravado. The others bust his chops but they’re playing with him because they like him. As the new guy, he’s the pack mule. He “gets” to pull the cart, set props, clean up… he’s at the bottom of the metaphorical food chain. “That’s Barry, he’s new”.
Syd F One of the older storytellers of the group. Her age gives her confidence and experience, leading to her often being in charge.
Wolfie M A kind brute. Comes off as gruff but loves to play as a performer. Larger build. Wolf- A hand puppet head and fur costume element to suggest “wolf”. Manipulates a third sheep hand puppet that’s tattered fur and bone. Character Name: Harriet Gender: Female Description: Has the most fun of the ensemble. Plays variety of characters, and enjoys doing it. Energetic and bold.
Harriet F Has the most fun of the ensemble. Plays variety of characters, and enjoys doing it. Energetic and bold.