NEVERMORE: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe

Presented by Evergreen Players, Directed by Michal McDowell

Books, Lyrics and Music by Jonathan Christenson

OPENING DATE: October 20, 2023 (runs weekends)

CLOSING DATE: November 12, 2023

FIRST REHEARSAL: 8/6/2023 (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and some Saturdays)

WHO: Roles are open to performers over 16 of all races, gender identities, sexual orientations, body types, ages, and abilities. Due to the nature of this play, every performer will play a number of characters of varying ages and genders.

WHAT: Actors should prepare a recitation of a poem by Edgar Allan Poe (does not need to be memorized). Please prepare a song in the style of Nevermore, and bring accompanist sheet music.

WHEN: In-person auditions will be held on Saturday, July 15 by appointment only. Scan QR Code to sign up. Callbacks held as needed on Sunday, July 16.

WHERE: Auditions and Callbacks held at Center Stage Theatre 27608 Fireweed Drive, Evergreen, CO.

Bring any scheduling conflicts for July 17 through October 19. Additional conflicts may not be accepted.

Please submit video auditions by July 14, 2023 to [email protected].

Actors will receive a $100 stipend.

All applicants must provide proof of COVID vaccination. Non-union actors only at this time.

Character Roles:

Edgar Allan Poe (Male Identifying/Tenor) Player 1 (Male Identifying/Baritenor) 9 characters possible

Player 2 (Male Identifying/Baritone) 5 characters possible

Player 3 (Male Identifying/Tenor) 9 characters possible

Player 4 (Female Identifying/Soprano) 7 characters possible

Player 5 (Female Identifying/Soprano) 9 characters possible

Player 6 (Female Identifying/Alto) 5 characters possible

Any questions at this time please email: [email protected]

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