The Q Collective will hold non-union auditions for this year’s Coming Out Play Festival September 16, 2019, from 7:00 to 10:00 PM.
THE PLAYS AND ROLES
BABY DYKE WHISPERER
by Amber Palmer
Erin – 20s, Female
Betty – 20s, Female
by Michael Pisaturo
Matthew – 17, Male, Nervous
Rose – 82, Female, Nostalgic
THE MAN IN A LAVENDER SUIT
by Irene L. Pynn
Vanessa – Female
Johanna – Female
Piper – Female
Emma – Female
LIKE SUMMER ON THE BEACH
by Martha Patterson
Meg – Late 20s-early 30s, a little nervous
by Charlie Meyers
Sam – 13 years old. About to become a Bat Mitzvah. Questioning.
Jake – 18 years old. Sam’s wise, wise-cracking big brother.
Zayde – 70ish years old. Sam & Jake’s grandpa.
by Winston Stilwell
Parent, any age, ethnicity, or gender identity
Child, any age, ethnicity, or gender identity
by Nick Malakhow
Jason – he/him/his, mid 20’s-early 30’s, Jason is blind
Robbie – he/him/his, mid 20’s-early 30’s
THAT PERFECT KISS
Lyrics by Lee Ehmke
Music by Holly Barber
Prince – Male, late teens to early thirties; TENOR C3 to F#4
Cinderella – Female, late teens to early thirties; MEZZO G3 to C5
Advisor – Male, the Prince’s right hand man, same age as Prince; BARITONE Ab2 to E4
Sister/Princess – Female, the Prince’s twin sister (same age as Prince); MEZZO Ab3 to C5
THE HOME FOR RETIRED CANADIAN GIRLFRIENDS
by John Bavoso
Rupert – A man of any age and any race. Skilled typist, clipboard enthusiast, generally
high on life.
Tiffany – A woman in her early 20s, any race. Half-formed and searching.
The Q Collective will hold non-union auditions on Monday, September 16, for its 2019 The Coming Out Play Festival. We will be presenting nine short plays about the coming out experience. We seek to produce a cast that accurately and truthfully represents the diverse world in which we live. The auditions will run 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM at St. Paul United Church of Christ, 3510 Giles Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63116. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your preferred audition times.
Plays will be directed by Ashley Downs, Darrious Varner, Janine Norman, and Sean Michael
Please prepare a one- to two-minute contemporary monologue. Directors may request a cold read as well. Please also indicate your vocal type if auditioning for THAT PERFECT KISS. Music will be sent prior to auditions.
Pay for this event is $50.
Rehearsals will take place from October 11 through 13 at St. Paul.
Tech will run October 14 through 16 at The Monocle
Performances are October 17 through 19 at 7:00 PM and October 19 through 20 at 4:00 PM
The Q Collective is committed to providing a safe environment for artists to work in and operates under the Chicago Theatre Standards. These standards can be reviewed at notinourhouse.org.