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Call for Actors

Looking for non-equity male actors on Long Island (21-60) to join the cast of "A Waning Gibbous Moon"

Currently looking for non-equity male actors (21-60) to join the cast of Alternative Theatre Company's upcoming production of the Off-Broadway play "A Waning Gibbous Moon" by Joe Marshall, premiering October 2024 on Long Island.

Alternative Theatre Company Inc., a qualified 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in casting and encourages actors of diverse backgrounds and underrepresented groups to audition. 

About "A Waning Gibbous Moon"

 

Mark, a young gay man and professional dancer, shares a Sutton Place Apartment with Stan, an interior designer. On the hunt for true love, Mark rejects an opportunity with fellow dancer Rick, and Cooper, an older straight friend who Mark secretly dreams about. When he finds himself in what he believes is unrequited love, the only fulfillment Mark finds is in his dreams, where he enjoys private intimate dances under a waning gibbous moon.

 

"A Waning Gibbous Moon" is a romantic comedy from award-winning playwright Joe Marshall. It's a play with integrated dance, a full expression of dialogue and movement, where the dancing pushes the narrative forward and is an integral part of the overall production.

"A Waning Gibbous Moon" originally opened Off-Broadway at The Players' Theatre in NYC on December 5, 2019.

Roles

Mark – Lead. Male, 22-37. Must be a strong dancer. Gay, strong-willed, attractive, sharp witted. Appears in almost every scene of the play. Must be comfortable with same sex kissing and male to male intimacy, appears shirtless and in underwear in a short scene.  

Rick – Supporting. Male, 18-30. Gay, attractive, kind, good comic timing, strong dancer. Must be comfortable with same sex kissing. 

Cooper – Lead. Male, 41-50. Bisexual, masculine, attractive, pot smoker, some light dance. Must be comfortable with same sex kissing, male to male dancing and being shirtless. One short underwear scene.

Important Dates

Performances for "A Waning Gibbous Moon" will be from October 18-27, 2024, at BACCA Arts Center in Lindenhurst, Long Island.

Friday October 18 @ 8pm
Saturday October 19 @ 3pm & 8pm
Sunday October 20 @ 3pm 

Friday October 25 @ 8pm

Saturday October 26 @ 3pm & 8pm

Sunday October 27 @ 3pm  

BACCA Arts Center

149 N Wellwood Ave, Lindenhurst, NY 11757 
(Two blocks from LIRR Lindenhurst)

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