Saturday, September 07, 2013
Auditions for Turn of the Screw
PRIME STAGE announces Open Casting auditions for THE TURN OF THE SCREW, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, from the story by Henry James. Auditions on Saturday Sept 7 and Sunday Sept 8 from 1-5 at The Oakland School, 362 McKee Place Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Rehearsals begin late September and the show runs November 1 to November 10 at The Hazlett Theater. Director, Joe Warik, is casting two non-Equity actors and SAG-AFTRA members to play the following roles with British dialects: THE MAN: 30's to early 50's. A versatile actor will play the narrator, Uncle, Mrs. Grose, and the boy, Miles. THE WOMAN: 20's to early 30's. An attractive, actress will play the leading role of the Governess. Prepare a two-minute dramatic monologue using a British dialect. Bring photo and resume. Scripts are available online at www.dramatists.com. Schedule your audition day and time on-line at Primestage.com. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website.
Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is urging immediate action be taken against Philadelphia and other sanctuary cities for not cooperating with federal immigration authorities. Toomey named recent Philadelphia criminals allegedly entering the country illegally but the city refused to alert Immigration and Customs agents. The Senator wants to withhold federal community block grants from sanctuary cities, 39 million of went to Philadelphia in 2015. Philadelphia Mayor Kenney responded calling it bad policy to turn local cops into agents as police investigations often rely on the cooperation of undocumented residents.
Should Pennsylvania join Michigan in their injunction to halt Green Party candidate Jill Stein from conducting a presidential recount?