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Auditions: In Love and Warcraft

August 1st, 2021

The Players Club of Swarthmore will be holding auditions for the Second Stage production of In Love and Warcraft on Wednesday, February 9th, 2022 (by appointment).
 

In Love and Warcraft
By Madhuri Shekar
 
Auditions: Wednesday, February 9th, 2022 by appointment
Callbacks (by invite only): Wednesday February 16th, 2022 (if needed)
Performance dates: April 8-10, 14-16
Where: Auditions will be held in-person at the Players Club of Swarthmore (614 Fairview Rd, Swarthmore, PA 19081).
 
Please pre-register: here. (In lieu of callbacks, sides may be read so be prepared to be asked to stay)
 
If you are not able to attend in-person you may make video submission arrangements with the director.
 
Rehearsals are three evenings a week, beginning March 8th with a full week of technical/dress rehearsals. Some of our rehearsal and performance spaces are only accessible by stairs. Please let us know if you need accommodations.
 
COVID SAFETY GUIDELINES: All PCS Volunteers will be required to be vaccinated in order to participate on-stage and off for the remainder of the 2021 season. If you are not
yet fully vaccinated, but will be by the start of rehearsals, you may submit your audition via video.
 
The Players Club of Swarthmore and the In Love and Warcraft Production Team are committed to diversity and inclusion. As such, we encourage performers of all races and ethnicities, gender identities, sexualities, and abilities to audition.
 
Due to the mature content of this show, auditions are open to ages 18+. Please note this is a non-union, non-paying production. Transparency and open communication are values that are extremely important to us; if you have any questions, please email the director at seanmcd86@gmail.com.
 
AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Please prepare a comedic monologue no longer than 90 seconds. You may be asked to read it in a different tone.
  • As noted above, sides may be requested to be read instead of holding callbacks. The amount of pre-registered auditions will dictate if this is necessary.

CONFLICTS: Please refrain from auditioning if you have any conflicts with tech week (April 3-6) and/or show dates (see above).
 
SYNOPSIS:
A naïve young woman struggles with the pitfalls of intimacy in the digital age, on and off the battlefield of a multiplayer online game in this play about strategies, game plans, and taking stupid risks.
 
CASTING BREAKDOWN:
All roles are open. We acknowledge that many roles we list fall on gender binary, but invite transgender and non-binary performers to audition for the roles they most identify with.
 
*Note* The lead roles of Evie and Kitty should be comfortable with sensual acts and partial nudity (in a towel) on stage. The goal for these roles is not to sexualize these moments but ground them in reality.
 

Evie (female 20s) – A gamer girl and college senior. She helps write love letters for those who need help in their own love life.

 

Kitty (female 20s)– Evie’s best friend and roommate. A romantic and loving life.

 

Raul (male 20s)– One of Evie’s Clients. Ends up falling for Evie.

 

Ryan (male 20s)– Evie’s somewhat boyfriend and gamer.

 

(These roles are looked at being filled by 1 or 2 people of each to fill out the cast)
Male– Various roles include: Tony (a gamer), Jerry (A Lakers Fan), Nathan (Evie’s Hairdresser), Man, Monster
Female– Various roles include: Chai (A gamer and Tony’s girlfriend), Charlotte (Evie’s Client), Woman, Doctor (Evie’s OB/GYN)

 
* ALL THOSE INTERESTED IN AUDITIONING: ACKNOWLEDGE THE CONTAGIOUS NATURE OF THE CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 AND THE INHERENT RISK OF EXPOSURE THAT EXISTS IN ANY PUBLIC PLACE WHERE PEOPLE ARE PRESENT; AGREE TO COMPLY WITH ANY AND ALL PROTOCOLS OF PCS DESIGNED TO MITIGATE THE RISKS OF INFECTION BY COVID-19; VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ANY AND ALL RISKS OF EXPOSURE TO OR INFECTION BY COVID-19 AS A RESULT OF ATTENDING AND PARTICIPATING IN THE AUDITION PROCESS; AND RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY PCS (AND ITS GOVERNORS, MEMBERS AND VOLUNTEERS) FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO EXPOSURE TO OR INFECTION BY COVID-19 OR SIMILAR DISEASE WHICH MAY OCCUR IN CONNECTION WITH PARTICIPATION IN THE AUDITION PROCESS.
 

The Players Club of Swarthmore is an all-volunteer organization. All roles are unpaid and Non-Equity.

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