April 2014
ALL | SD REP | LYCEUM EVENTS
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Sunday noon - 6pm
Monday Closed
Tuesday noon - 6pm
Wednesday noon - 6pm
Thursday noon - 6pm
Friday noon - 6pm
Saturday noon - 6pm

During performances, the box office will remain open until curtain.
Box Office Phone: 619.544.1000 (lines close 30 mintues before curtain)
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RED 26 Apr, 7:00 PM S
RED 24 Apr, 7:00 PM S
RED 19 Apr, 7:00 PM S
RED 18 Apr, 7:00 PM S

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Casting

Questions? Please email casting@sdrep.org
 

 
Casting 
 
Questions? Please email casting@sdrep.org
 
SAN DIEGO REPERTORY THEATRE
Presents
Season 39
 
THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN LANE
Based on the book “The Children of Willesden Lane” by Mona Golabek and Lee Cohen
Adapted and Directed by Hershey Felder
Open: September 6, 2014
Close: October 28, 2014
 
Grammy-nominated pianist and storyteller Mona Golabek shares the gripping tale about the power of music to heal and sustain the soul. When a 14-year-old piano prodigy—who hoped to become a concert pianist—gets caught up in the Nazi invasion, she escapes on the Kindertransport train to London where she clings to her music in order to survive. This amazing story of art preserving life is underscored by the music of Grieg, Chopin, Beethoven, Debussy, Bach, and others. 
 
World class artist Hershey Felder adapted and directed this tour de force production that has wowed audiences across the nation. 
 
There are no roles available for this production
 
 
HONKY
In the Lyceum Space
Written by Greg Kalleres
Directed by Sam Woodhouse
 
Rehearse: October 13, 2014
Open: November 15, 2014
Close: December 7, 2014
Lyceum Space
 
A hilarious new comedy that asks dicey questions and offers daring answers. Beginning with the shooting of a young black teenager for his trendy basketball shoes, the play then combines cross-racial love affairs, hallucinations of a drunken Abraham Lincoln and foul-mouthed Frederick Douglas, and a pill that promises to cure racism. 
 
THOMAS HODGE: 30's, black male. Ad writer for Sky Maxx Shoes.  A traditionally black brand of basketball shoe.  Discontent with the current state affairs among the races in America, and especially in the marketing industry. Feels a level of guilt for having grown up with privilege.  
 
DAVIS TALLISON: 40s-50's, white male. High powered marketing executive.  Modern day Mad Men. No-nonsense.  Knows what it takes to sell and doesn’t care who he has to exploit to get the job done.
 
PETER TRAMMEL: 30's, white male. Uncertain about his place in this racial society.  Considers himself to be color blind but is so focused on not seeing race, that it’s all he can focus on. Always wants to do and say the right thing, but is never quite sure what the right thing is.
 
EMILIA HODGE: 30's, black female; Thomas' sister.  She is a therapist who doesn’t see her patients as white people, but as “people with problems”.  Doesn’t understand why her brother is so discontent with being upper middle class and black.  
 
ANDIE CHASTAIN : 25-35, white female; Peter's fiancée.  Andie has no inner filter and says exactly what she is thinking. She is not mean or vindictive, perhaps just a bit naive to how the modern racial world works.  She just doesn’t understand what all the fuss is about.
  
DR. DRISCOLL/WILSON ELLIOT/REPORTER/ABRAHAM LINCLON 35-60, white male.  Versatile comedic actor to play a multitude of roles including Dr. Driscoll, creator of the anti-racism pill, Driscotoll, Wilson Elliot, a racially sensitive executive, a News Reporter, and Abraham Lincoln, as he appears to Thomas.
 
KID 1/FREDRICK DOUGLAS: 18-30, black male.  Through a series of vignettes that take place in a subway car, Kid 1 and Kid 2 act as the Greek chorus of the piece, through the personification of various perceptions of black youth in America.  Kid 1 also plays Fredrick Douglas as he appears to Davis.  
 
KID 2: 18-30, black male. Through a series of vignettes that take place in a subway car, Kid 1 and Kid 2 act as the Greek chorus of the piece, through the personification of various perceptions of black youth in America.
 
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STEAL HEAVEN 
A World Premiere by Herbert Siguenza
Directed by Todd Salovey
 
Rehearse: December 15, 2014
Open January 17, 2015
Close: February 1, 2015
Possible Ext.: Feb 8, 2015
In the Lyceum Space
 
Political activist and icon of youthful rebellion in the 60s, Abbie Hoffman, now works as the patron saint of radicals in heaven. He trains people like Trish—a young veteran-turned activist—who has the chutzpha required to take on the challenges of the 21st century. Let the training begin!
 
ABBIE HOFFMAN (Cast – Herbert Siguenza): Political activist and icon rebel of the 1960’s, who took his own life in 1982.  In this play, Abbie Hoffman represents almost a St. Peter of purgatory.  He resides in a special part of heaven, especially for activists who were injured in the line of their political duty, and with a little help from his friends, helps to decide who goes to heaven and who goes back into battle back on earth.
 
TRISH:  Female, mid 20’s to mid 30’s. Any ethnicity.  21st century activist.  She is fatally injured during a protest and ends up in Abbie’s sector of heaven.  On her journey with Abbie, Trish learns what it truly means to make a difference within the struggle. 
 
JOHN LENNON/REPORTER/RONALD REAGAN/NARRATOR: male, 30’s to 40’s. Music icon, John Lennon is Abbie’s right hand man in Trish’s heavenly activist training. Seeking an actor who can also sing and play guitar. This actor also plays a CNN Reporter, former president Ronald Reagan and also serves as a Narrator to the piece.
 

 

If you would like to receive information about future auditions, please provide us with your email address at casting@sdrep.org.

Employment

None at this time

Volunteers

In addition to usher opportunities (see below), we have other volunteer opportunities arise throughout the year. Please check back for listings. If you are interested in being added to our volunteer database, please email jkitchen@sdrep.org

We are always looking for ongoing administrative volunteers.

Usher Opportunities

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Play Submission

San Diego REPertory Theatre is happy to accept scripts from agents and theater professionals with whom we have an existing relationship. We no longer accept unsolicited scripts from unrepresented writers. However, given our commitment to supporting new work, writers who reside in the Southern California area may submit a query letter that includes a current email contact and:

 

·         a brief biography of your writing history, noting awards and production history

·         a paragraph about why your play is a good match for the San Diego REP

·         a one-page synopsis of the play including number of cast, genre & run-time

·         for musicals, please also include a CD with sample songs from the score

 

Our six show season can include full-length plays, musicals with a small cast and band, solo pieces, and adaptations performed on one of two stages (250-500 seats) for about 4 weeks. Past programming has highlighted voices of the Latino, African-Americans, and Jewish communities. Before submitting, please make sure that your script is aligned with our mission. Click here for our mission and production history. It is also advised that you attend some of our productions to become more familiar with our sensibility.

If we are interested, we will contact you to request a copy of the full script within a few months.

Send to:            San Diego REPertory Theatre

              Literary Department

              79 Horton Plaza

              San Diego, CA 92101