Wednesday November 21, 2012

WEST CHESTERFIELD, N.H. -- Actors Theatre Playhouse is holding interviews/auditions for the 2013 production of "Circle Mirror Transformation" by Annie Baker.

In small town Vermont, five mostly strangers participate in an adult creative drama class. Through the course of the six-week class they play "theater games" that reveal themselves with stunning clarity to each other, and more importantly, to themselves. Set in the Shirley, Vermont, community center, this beautifully crafted new comedy mixes antic sadness and hilarious detail. It will be directed by Josh Moyse.

The character breakdown is three women and two men (character ages approximate):

* Marty, 55-ish. She is the acting teacher. A free spirit who has become restless.

* James, 60-ish. Marty’s husband, and a teacher at the local college. A free spirit, who is now bound to the Earth.

* Theresa, 35-ish. An attractive former actress, who has recently moved up from the city to the country. She just ended a long-term relationship.

* Schultz, 48-ish. Middle-aged, divorced, lonely and living in the town’s condominium complex.

* Lauren, 16-ish. A teenager, who knows she has to spread her wings, no matter how little she wants to.


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For more information, a PDF copy of the script to be e-mailed to you or to set up an appointment, e-mail actorstheatre2 @gmail.com or call the playhouse at 877-666-1855 and leave a message.