Admissions Auditions

LOS ALTOS STAGE COMPANY IS AUDITIONING WEST COAST PREMIERE OF ADMISSIONS BY JOSHUA HARMON

ADMISSIONS is a new play that explodes the ideals and contradictions of liberal white America. Sherri Rosen-Mason is head of the admissions department at a New England prep school, fighting to diversify the student body. Alongside her husband, the school’s Headmaster, they’ve largely succeeded in bringing a stodgy institution into the twenty first century. But when their only son sets his sights on an Ivy League university, personal ambition collides with progressive values, with convulsive results.

“Astonishing and daring. An extraordinarily useful and excruciating satire – of the left, by the left, for the left – for today.” — THE NEW YORK TIMES, MARCH 12, 2018

Los Altos Stage Company’s production is directed by Executive Artistic Director Gary Landis (Distracted – 2018 TBA Award Nominee, Middletown, Maple and Vine).

Performance dates: Wednesday through Sunday, September 5- September 29. Wednesday-Saturday performances start at 8pm. Sundays start at 3pm.

Audition date: Saturday, April 20, from 10am-1pm.

Prepare: One 2 minute monologue

Where: Hillview Community Center Room 15, 97 Hillview Ave, Los Altos CA, 94022

Callbacks: Saturday, April 27 from 10 am-1pm

Rehearsals: Weekly, Sunday through Thursday, from 2pm-6pm (Sundays) and 7pm-10pm (Monday Thursday). Rehearsals begin July, 28 2018.

Actor Stipend: $450 for rehearsals and performances. Non-AEA only.

Please contact Allie Bailey (Production Manager) with requests for an audition slot and any questions at alliebailey@losaltosstage.org

Characters:
Sherri Rosen-Mason – early 50’s, very liberal secular-Jewish woman. Head of Admissions for Hillcrest.

Bill Mason – early 50’s, very liberal WASP, Sherri’s husband, Head of the School at Hillcrest.

Charlie Luther Mason – 17, Bill and Sherri’s son, a senior at Hillcrest.

Ginnie Peters – 50’s, very liberal WASP, stay-at-home Mom, her son is Charlie’s best friend.

Roberta – early 70’s, White, works in development at Hillcrest.

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