The Weekend Theater will hold auditions November 20 and 21 for “The Nether” by Jennifer Haley, directed by Chris Klinger.
Auditions begin at 10am Saturday and 6pm Sunday at The Weekend Theater, 1001 W. 7th St., Little Rock.
Rehearsals begin December 4, and performances run January 15 thru 30 (Friday thru Sunday).
Auditions will consist of cold reads from the script, and all auditionees must fill out the audition form by following this link:
Below is information about the play and the characters. We are actively seeking and are committed to a diverse cast of performers. Genders indicated are designated by the playwright, and we will cast actors with respect to their gender preferences. Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged and invited to audition.
About “The Nether” by Jennifer Haley: The Nether is a virtual wonderland that provides total sensory immersion. Just log in, choose an identity, and indulge your every desire. But when a young detective uncovers a disturbing brand of entertainment, she triggers an interrogation into the darkest corners of the imagination. Winner of the 2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, The Nether is both a serpentine crime drama and haunting sci-fi thriller that explores the consequences of living out our private dreams.
Characters:Papa/Sims: Male, 30-50A successful business man; creator of The Hideaway; proud, strong, tender, defiant.
Morris: Female, 20-40A young female detective, passionate, driven.
Doyle: Male, 40-70A middle-aged science teacher, seeking to escape reality.
Iris: Female; 12-20A shining little girl, must look young, innocent but mature beyond her years, enchanting; the character is a prepubescent child; adult actors who can play children are highly encouraged to audition.
For further information, contact Chris Klinger at firstname.lastname@example.org
See our Auditions Page for more information