Audition Notice: Tuesday Night Café Theatre presents Caryl Churchill’s ‘Owners’

Auditions: September 7-9. Performances: October 11-21.


Tuesday Night Café Theatre (TNC) announces auditions for its October 2017 production, “Owners” by Caryl Churchill. Director: Olivier Bishop-Mercier. Stage Manager: Aida Jamil.

  • Auditions: September 7-8
  • Callback auditions: September 9
  • Production dates: October 11-14 and October 18-21
  • Rehearsals will start the week of September 11. Expect a large time commitment.
  • Sign-up sheets will be posted on the McGill Drama Board in the Arts building the last week of August

Casting notice: “All are welcome to audition and share their beautiful, unique selves. There is no preparation neccesary for audition, though those auditioning are welcome to share a 2-3 minute prepared monologue if they choose to. Audition sides will be provided at the audition and will be posted to the Facebook event page on Monday, September 4th.”

Owners is a dark comedy about ownership, conquest, love, and death. Marion—a powerful property developer—and Worsely, her despondent subordinate, scheme to eject Alec, Lisa, and their family from their squalid apartment. As this unsavoury business transpires, the play reveals the web of power dynamics that have led these characters to this moment and the ever darker, more twisted desires that drive them. Everything (and everyone) is up for barter and disposal; a baby becomes an object of transaction, sexual favours are exchanged, and murders are plotted.

For more information, contact Olivier at o.bishopmercier@gmail.com


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