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Auditions: Centenary Stage's 'The Liar' (Equity and Non-Equity Roles)

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The Centenary Stage Company, a professional Equity theatre located on the Centenary College Campus in Hackettstown NJ, approx. 50 miles west of NYC, will hold auditions for its next production, THE LIAR, by David Ives, adapted from the play by Pierre Corneille, on Wednesday, Jan. 22 from 10:30AM to 7:30 PM, at the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue, on the campus of Centenary College, Hackettstown, NJ. (picture of main stage below).

The production will run Feb. 21st –March 9th, with rehearsals beginning February 4th. CSC operates under a SPT contract, with both Equity and Non-Equity performers. The following roles are available:

DORANTE ….. A young man just arrived in Paris who is a teller of tall tales (He lies, a lot)

GERONTE …… Late 40’s to 60’s (Dorante’s father)

CLITON ……… 20’s-40’s Dorante’s servant, incapable of telling a lie

CLARICE ……… 20’s A beautiful young lady of Paris

LUCRECE ……... 20’s Yes, she’s beautiful, too and Clarice’s best friend

ALCIPPE ………. 20’s-30’s Clarice’s secret fiancé

PHILLISTE ……. 20’s-30’s Alcippe’s friend

ISABELLE/SABINE …… 20’s-30’s Played by same actress. One puritanical, one not

ALL PARTS NEED TO BE GOOD AT FARCE. Actors may read from the script or perform a comic monologue. Also seeking EQUITY STAGE MANAGER. The production will be directed by Carl Wallnau, CSC Artistic Director. While appointments are being scheduled, attempts will be made to see all auditionees. For more information, call 908-979-0900 ext 8.

The 2013-14 season of performing arts events at Centenary Stage Company is made possible through the generous support of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the NJ State Council on the Arts, and local CSC sponsors.