ANAM CARA THEATRE COMPANY
seeks actors for Prairie Fire
By Ryan Madden (local Asheville playwright)
Directed by Peter Lundblad
Tuesday, February 28 @ 6pm and 7:30pm
Wednesday, March 1 @ 6pm
At Colourfield (54 Ravenscroft Dr., Asheville, NC 28801)
Performance Dates: April 21, 22, 28, 29, May 5, 6 at Toy Boat Community Art Space
Prairie Fire auditions will focus on ensemble work, physical comedy, and handling witty writing. Sides will be provided. 5-8 roles, open casting for any gender and age.
Script upon request, email:
Audition Location: Colourfield (54 Ravenscroft Dr., Asheville, NC 28801)
Dates and Times: February 28th at 6pm & 7:30pm and March 1st at 6pm.
Sign up: Walk-ins will be accepted, but priority will be given to those with appointments. Please sign up for a time slot by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
We are also accepting applications for all production positions (Assistant Director, all designers, Stage Manager, board ops, etc.). Please inquire at email@example.com.
April 21, 22, 28, 29, May 5, 6
All performances at 8pm at Toy Boat Community Art Space
ABOUT THE PLAY:
“A single spark can start a prairie fire,” noted Chairman Mao. In a board room high above a city in revolt, a noble band of executives soldier bravely forward through the 9 o’clock meeting. Rioting and bloodshed will do nothing to deter these proud corporate warriors from bearing witness to the quarterly report. In that well-furnished fiery crucible of profit margins and cost analysis, these three VP’s will reexamine the importance of capitalist values in a world gone mad. Prairie Fire is an absurdist dark comedy inspired by the writings of The Weather Underground.
Joyce: Polite, Proper. Always trying to be a peacekeeper, but just a cog in the machine.
Kissling: Stern and blunt with a high degree of snark.
Marin: Passive, slightly addled, and everything has a slight sense of unsure confusion to it.
Sir: He built this company with his own two hands. He’s the type of guy that can inspire adoration from all associates and underlings while still maintaining a quiet disdain for any underlings too far below him on the company hierarchy chart.
Craig: An intern fresh out of a liberal arts degree. He took a free position in the city because that’s where it feels like his dreams probably are, whatever they might be.