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Dionysus Theatre Company proudly announces open auditions for Yasmina Reza’s God Of Carnage, directed by DTC Artistic Director Gabbi Mendelsohn.

Audition Dates: Monday June 11th and Wednesday June 13th from 6:30-8:00. Auditioners will be seen in order of arrival.

Auditions will be held at the Arts Center East, 709 Hartford Turnpike Vernon Connecticut.

More Information-

Performance Dates: Sept. 7 and 8 at 8pm, Sept.9th at 2pm; Sept. 14th and 15th at 8pm, Sept.16th at 2pm.

Rehearsals will be 3 days a week until the week of tech, with days and times dependent on actor availability. (Generally, rehearsals are a combination of three days between Monday-Thursday, from approx. 6:30- 9:00pm). There will be a first read through, which will be scheduled ASAP dependent on cast availability.

Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. A prepared monologue or a reading of one that is provided from the show is optional.
Sides will be provided at the time of audition for perusal.

Play Information:

A playground altercation between eleven-year-old boys brings together two sets of Brooklyn parents for a meeting to resolve the matter. At first, diplomatic niceties are observed, but as the meeting progresses, and the rum flows, tensions emerge and the gloves come off, leaving the couples with more than just their liberal principles in tatters.

Character Information:

Veronica Novak: Female, 35-45: married to Michael, has an 11 year-old son and 9 year-old daughter, middle class urbanite, art historian, bright, controlling, anal, judgmental with a false sense of civility, wants to instill shame in the others.

Michael Novak: Male, 40-50: middle class urbanite, a self-made plumbing wholesaler, has a somewhat blue collar behavior, occasionally uncouth in nature being a bit tough and blunt, tries to control but loses his temper, is a racist and thinks child-raising is wasteful.

Annette Raleigh: Female, 35-45: married to Alan, has an 11 year-old son, middle class urbanite, a wealth manager, lacks confidence, loses control, has panic attacks and can be physically destructive, has raised a violent son.

Alan Raleigh: Male, 40-50: middle class urbanite, a slimy attorney, smart but can be openly rude, uncaring and distracted, a racist who thinks women are limited, represents a pharmaceutical company that puts out harmful drugs.

Any inquires may be addressed to Gabbi Mendelsohn at dionysustheatrecompany@gmail.com

We hope to see you there!!!

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Dionysus Theatre Company is a non-profit theatre company formed by two lifetime residents of Vernon, CT whose goal is to bring the theatre experience to the community they love. Our Mission: Inspiring our community and ourselves through artistic expression while working to understand and explore the human condition. Read Full
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