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Auditions for "Communicating Doors"

Auditions for "Communicating Doors" by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Suzan Lorraine. Sunday, May 15th and Monday, May 16th - 7:00 p.m. - Callbacks, if necessary, on Thusday, May 19th - 7:00 pm Rehearsals:  Generally Monday - Thursday beginning May 24th

Show run:  July 22 - August 20, 2011

Location:  Actors Ensemble of Berkeley, 1301 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley (For directions, go to aeofberkeley.org.)

Questions:  Email the director, Suzan Lorraine, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

A comedy-thriller time travel love story with a little farce thrown in for good measure (yes, all of those - and more!), Communicating Doors is one of Ayckbourn's best and most challenging plays.

For detailed information about the play, go to http://communicatingdoors.alanayckbourn.net/index.htm.  Please read about the characters on the play website before the auditions.  Be prepared to run the gamut of emotion and ages.  Auditions are cold read - no monologues.

Characters - three men and three women:

  • Reece:  A businessman - aged 30 & 70
  • Jessica:  Reece's first wife - aged 25 & 45
  • Ruella:  Reece's second wife - aged 45
  • Julian:  Reece's business associate - aged 45 & 65
  • Poopay/Phoebe:  A dominatrix prostitute - aged 33
  • Harold:  House detective - aged 35 & 55

NOTE:  BRITISH ACCENTS REQUIRED.  Some coaching provided.


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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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