CALL FOR ACTORS:
An Evening of One-Act Dinner Theatre:
“The Glory of the World” by Charles Mee & the world premiere of “The Enormous Room” by Robert Eric Shoemaker
January 5th and 6th
Directed by Robert Eric Shoemaker
Produced as a benefit for the Henderson Knights of Columbus in affiliation with Poetry Is Productions
SEEKING: Four actors to fill one role in each show.
Age range early 20’s to early 30’s
Preferably interested in: stage combat, dialect/languages, minimalism.
Schedule of rehearsals is around the holidays; must be available, though schedule is flexible.
- The Glory of the World by Charles Mee
LENGTH: 26 Minutes, Read-Through
SYNOPSIS: Four friends gather to celebrate the 100th birthday of Thomas Merton, Catholic priest. Over the course of the festivities, the identity of Merton (as monk, Buddhist, mystic, Catholic, and man) is contested, leading to comical hostilities between the friends.
- The Enormous Room by Robert Eric Shoemaker
LENGTH: 22 Minutes, Read-Through
SYNOPSIS: Four friends imprisoned during World War One sit around a dominoes table discussing political and personal acts of war. At times poetic, mostly humorous, all four divulge opinions about the general state of things at the French prison and abroad.
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