Audition Announcement for A Soldier's Play
Written by Charles Fuller
Directed by David Thomas and Assistant Director Dave Costa
The Hard Bargain Players are excited to announce auditions for "A Soldier's Play."
Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Monologues welcome as an adjunct to the readings.
Saturday & Sunday, June 1 & 2, 2013 at 10:00 AM
Hard Bargain Farm Amphitheater
2001 Bryan Point Road
Accokeek, MD 20607
August 23, 24, 30, 31, September 6 & 7, 2013 at 8:00 PM (Rain or Shine)
In a Louisiana army camp in 1944 Capt. Taylor, the white C.O., has a problem. He commands a black company whose sergeant has been murdered. He is worried the murderer may be a white officer or the local Klan. A black captain, Richard Davenport, is assigned to investigate.
Casting 13 male roles (10 African-American and 3 Caucasian)
Contact David Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org if unable to attend on the scheduled audition dates OR for more information
Theater in the Woods is an outdoor amphitheater and the Hard Bargain Players perform rain or shine. Shows are only canceled in the event of severe weather conditions. Rehearsals and performances, pending extreme weather conditions, will take place outdoors. Actors will be exposed to the elements when performing this piece. Comfortable clothing and bug spray are also highly recommended.
All roles are unpaid, volunteer positions.
About Hard Bargain Players:
The Hard Bargain Players is comprised of a vibrant group of all volunteer performers, which strives to bring diverse and vibrant arts to Southern Maryland.
The Players' performance space, the Amphitheater at Hard Bargain Farm, is a unique naturally occurring amphitheater that impresses scores of arts patrons each year. Built in the early 1930s by Alice and Henry Ferguson, the original stage was merely a half-circle of concrete set in a natural amphitheater in the woods of their Hard Bargain Farm. The Hard Bargain Players produce and perform a number of full-length productions each year in addition to sponsoring special events, including play reading circles, reader’s theater and children’s theater workshops.