Auditions for “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” performed by Cumberland Players.
Synopsis: Vanya and Sonia have never left the confines of their childhood home in Bucks County, PA, while their sister Masha has be gallivanting around the world as a successful actress. A surprise visit from Masha and her 20-something boy toy, Spike, throws the normally quiet household into utter upheaval as its residents and visitors get swept up in an intoxicating mixture of lust, rivalry, regret, and the sudden possibility of escape. 2103 Tony Award winner for best play.
Director: Michael Blandino
Assistant Director: Jason D. Smith
Production Manager: Monica DiMauro
Auditions Dates: September 22nd & 24th at 7:00pm. Doors open at 6:30.
Callbacks will be on September 24th following regular auditions
Show Dates: December 6th, 7th, 13th, and 14th - 8:00pm, December 8th - 2pm, December 12th - 7:30pm
Auditions will consist of readings from script. Audition sides will be made available shortly on Facebook and this site.
Actors must be 18 or older to audition.
Brief Character Breakdown with character ages:
VANYA – Male, late 50’s who lives in Bucks County Pennsylvania with his adopted sister Sonia. He is resigned to his life, more or less, well at least compared to Sonia.
SONIA – Female, early 50’s, the adopted sister of Vanya and Masha. She lives in Bucks County Pennsylvania with Vanya. She is discontent, upset and regretful.
MASHA – Female, Vanya’s sister and Sonia’s adopted sister. She is in her 50’s. She is glamorous and a successful actress who gallivants around the world.
SPIKE – Male, in his mid to late 20’s. He is an aspiring actor and Masha’s new companion. He is sexy, self-absorbed but otherwise outgoing and friendly.
NINA – Female, early 20’s. She is a lovely, sincere and would-be actress who is visiting her aunt next door. She is star struck, earnest and energetic.
CASSANDRA – Female, and can be of any age and race. She is the cleaning lady and soothsayer.
Sides are located here.