LAKE GEORGE DINNER THEATRE “FIRST NIGHT” VIDEO AUDITION
“FIRST NIGHT” by Jack Neary
Director – Jarel Davidow
First Rehearsal – Monday July 4th, 2022
First Performance – Thursday July 21st, 2022
Show closes Saturday October 8th, 2022
SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: Please submit your audition video by Friday April 22nd to Jarel@lakegeorgedinnertheatre.org and put ”LAKE GEORGE AUDITION” in the subject line. Please prepare a video audition of one of the monologues from the show provided here: https://tinyurl.com/5n93mjpd and please email your audition via a video submission link (youtube or vimeo preferred). Attach a headshot and resume to your email and please indicate if you live within commuting distance of Lake George.
This will be an Actors’ Equity Dinner Theater contract. Non-Union actors are encouraged to audition and, if cast, will be required to join Actors’ Equity. All rehearsals will take place during daytime hours. There will be seven performances per week: Three matinees (TUE, WED, THUR at 1:00) and four evening shows (WED-SAT at 7:30). The theater is located in Lake George and all rehearsals will be in Glens Falls.
Seeking actors for the following roles in “First Night”:
Danny Fleming – Male identifying; Mid-30s. He has given up on his dreams and he thinks he is happy enough working in a video store. Then in walks his childhood crush whom he hasn’t seen in almost 20 years and upends his whole world. Danny tells his story right to the audience. Actor must be comfortable with direct address.
Meredith O’Connor – Female identifying; Mid-30s. She has been a nun for the past 20 years, and it shows (she dropped out of high school to join the nunnery). She knows what she wants for the first time in her life, but is comically unaware of how to get it. However, she is determined to find out if her childhood crush felt the same way.
NOTE – LGDT is a fully vaxxed company. All actors must be vaccinated prior to contract signing