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Auditions for "Relatively Speaking"

Relatively Speaking is a 2011 anthology produced on Broadway of three plays: "Talking Cure" by Ethan Coen, "George is Dead" by Elaine May, and "Honeymoon Motel" by Woody Allen. Auditions will be held Saturday, November 9th from 12-3 PM and Monday, November 11th from 7-10 PM.

Audtions are at Live Oak Theatre, 1301 Shattuck Ave (at Berryman), Berkeley, CA 94703.  Callbacks on Saturday, Nov. 16th, 12-3 PM.  Non AEA/no pay.  Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to make an audition appointment. Cold read from script (sides will be provided).  Please bring conflict info and a headshot/resume to audition.  Actors Ensemble encourages members of the community to audition as well as those with acting experience. Flexible casting.  As there  are three one-acts, some roles may be doubled across the three plays.  Performances begin Friday, January 3rd, 2013 at 8 p.m. and continue Friday and Saturdays thru January 25th.  Sunday matinees January 12th and 19th at 2 p.m.  Rehearsals will begin in late November.

Available Roles:

Honeymoon Motel:
Jerry Spector - The groom's stepfather.
Nina Roth - The bride.
Eddie - Jerry's friend
Paul Jessup.  The groom.  Jerry's stepson.
Judy Spector - The groom's mother.
Sam Roth - Nina's father
Fay Roth - Nina's mother
Rabbi Bamuel
Dr. Brill - a psychiatrist
Sal Buanocatti - a pizza delivery man

Talking Cure:
Larry - the patient, middle-aged.
Doctor - a psychiatrist in a mental hospital
Husband - Larry's father, in flashback
Wife - Larry's mother, in flashback

George is Dead:
Carla - a younger upper-class woman
Doreen - an older upper class woman.  Old enough to be Carla's mother
Michael - Carla's boyfriend, high school teacher and human rights activist
The Old Woman
The Funeral Director


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Actors Ensemble of Berkeley is delighted to acknowledge the Berkeley Civic Arts Program and Civic Arts Commission's support in the form of a grant of $8,000.00 awarded in 2017. Also, a thank you to Theatre Bay Area for a grant of $2,500.00.

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