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Auditions for "Picasso at the Lapin Agile"

Award: A part in the play

Deadline: 04/19/2017

Guidelines link: Click here for guidelines

Disciplines: Theatre

Location: Local (Cleveland Area)

Organization: Blank Canvas Theatre

Performance Dates: June 9 - 24. Shows will be Thursday-Sunday. Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm. Sunday performances will be at 7pm. (Show will close on a Saturday night)
Rehearsals: Will begin May 14th and will be Sunday-Thursdays. Typically 7pm-10pm, though Sundays will be a longer day based on conflicts. This is only a four week rehearsal period.

Pay: Blank Canvas Theatre dedicates 20% of the net profit to the cast of each show. The cast splits this evenly.
*There are no Equity contracts available for this show.

Audition Location: Blank Canvas Theatre, 1305 78th Street, Suite 211 (at 78th Street Studios), Cleveland, OH 44102

The Story
Picasso at the Lapin Agile is a magical look into an imagined conversation between two minds that had a powerful impact on the shape of the 20th century and those lucky enough to have been there to witness it in a neighborhood bar in Paris in 1903. It brings to life Einstein and Picasso, still in their early twenties, as they debate the meaning of art, the power of thought and the essence of everything. Einstein is still toiling in his job at the patent office but is looking for a publisher for his Theory of Relativity, and Picasso is on the verge of painting his revolutionary Les Demoiselles dAvignon.

Written by celebrated comedian and actor Steve Martin, this play is comical and deep, moving and sometimes absurdist, and a profound and rewarding journey for the audience.