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Casting Call Information: Estrogenious Festival 2009

All Estrogenius auditions will be held at Manhattan Theatre Source (177
MacDougal Street, NYC 10011).
Scripts for the various plays can be found and read at the Manhattan
Theatre Source.

Manhattan Theatre Source’s Estrogenius Festival, an annual celebration
of female voices, is one of New York City’s largest women’s arts

The festival debuted with a program of 10 short plays and music. Since
then, it has grown into a five-week event including short plays, solo
shows, music, visual art, dance, teen performances and support for
African girls’ education.

Contact info:
Fiona Jones
Manhattan Theatre Source
177 MacDougal Street
New York, NY 10011
(between 8th and Waverly)
Scripts can be found and read at the theatre prior to audition dates)

Week 1 of Estrogenius 2009

Auditions: July 24 & 25 12-5pm

Callbacks: July 26 12-5 pm

Readthrough: Sept 2, 5-7pm


The Enlightenment of Mrs. Cartwell by: Daniel Damiano, directed by
Kathy MacGowan
Mrs. Cartwell: A refined Englishwoman, late 30’s-40’s. Only slightly
larger than the others.

Mrs. Wholewig: A refined Englishwoman, late 30’s-40’s.

Mrs. Luvadore: A refined Englishwoman, mid-to-late 30’s. The most

Mrs. Peacock: A refined Englishwoman, late 30’s-40’s.

Revolutions by: Elaine Romero, directed by Laura Tesman
Pilar: 50-65, Latina A woman who is looking for her son whom she
assumes has disappeared because of the present military regime and the
current political upheaval.

General: 50-65 Latino, A man steeped in the present military regime.

JUNK MAIL by: Lynn Snyder, directed by Anita Gonzalez

Jacob: 35, any ethnicity assistant professor of mathematics

Debra: 35, any ethnicity, assistant professor of art

Roar of the Crowd by: Suzanne Lamberg, directed by Marielle Duke
He: Middle-aged man, any ethnicity

She: Middle-aged woman, any ethnicity

The Gift of Maggie’s by: Bette Siler

Maggie: 60s/70s, slender/frail, wheelchair bound. Maggie is an
innocent, an optimist and a spiritual soul.

Mara: -60’s/70s, preferably heavy, Jewish. Mara is a skeptic with a
quick sense of humor; bitter, secretive.

Dates of Rehearsal/Shows:

*Tech: Sept. 26 10am-2pm, Sept. 27 (10am-10pm), Sept. 28 (5pm-11pm),
Sept. 29 (Invited Dress)

*Runs: Wed – Sat Sept. 30 – Oct 3 (Wed – Sat 8pm, Sat 3pm)




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