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Exit the King Auditions-Cleveland, OH - Casting ID # 1551695
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Cleveland, OH Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 07-17-17
Audition Date 02-11-18 Submission deadline 02-10-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
In Ionesco's most accessible Absurdist drama, it's King Berenger's dying day and also the last day of the universe. Everything is falling apart - from his own palace to the very physics of the solar system. Will his commands to restore order be enough? Or will we fade into the mist?

Role # 1 Berenger the First
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The King – Stole fire from the gods, invented gunpowder, and split the atom. He built Rome, New York, Moscow, and Geneva and wrote tragedies and comedies under the name of Shakespeare. Is dying and might take the universe with him. Actor should be physically fit and able to memorize substantial dialogue, as this is a demanding role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 50
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Queen Marguerite
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

First Wife – The king's first wife, no longer loved. A realist, and this makes her severe. Actor should be physically fit and able to memorize substantial dialogue as this is a demanding role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 30 to 39
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Queen Marie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Second Wife – The king's second wife, first in love. Always giggling or sobbing - nothing in between.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Doctor
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The king's surgeon, executioner, bacteriologist, and astrologer.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 29
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Juliette
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Domestic Help and Registered Nurse. Blunt but not entirely unkind.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 29
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 The Guard
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Stationed at the royal palace. Overworked, overly earnest.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 29
Ethnicity: Any -