Auditions for The Seafarer by Conor McPherson

  • Auditions - Comedy & Drama
  • Colorado Springs, CO
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  • Job listing expires on: September 19, 2023

Website Springs Ensemble Theatre

Audition Notice:
Springs Ensemble Theatre (SET)
Production:                    The Seafarer by Conor McPherson
Director:      Tim Muldrew
Show Dates:                   November 30 – December 17, 2023

When:                           Sunday, September 17 from 2p-6p and on
Monday, September 18 from 6p-10p.

Where:                          Auditions will take place at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs, CO.

Sign Up:                        To sign up for auditions, please click on this link:

Rehearsals and Performances will be held at the new SET Theatre Space located at the Fifty-Niner located at 2409 Colorado Ave in Old Colorado City (Colorado Springs).

Parking for Auditions:     Parking is available in the main lot at the Fine Arts Center.

What:                           Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.  Please plan on being there for approximately 60-90 minutes.  Audition Sides will be provided in advance.

Bring:                           Current Headshot and Resume, if available.

Synopsis:                       After losing yet another job, Sharky has returned home to Dublin to build a new, sober existence with his cantankerous elder brother, Richard, recently blinded in a drunken accident. But it’s Christmas Eve, and the drinks are flowing as old friends convene for an annual game of poker. This year, an immortal stranger from Sharky’s past arrives, raising the stakes to eternal consequence.

Casting Breakdown:  All Male Identifying
James ‘Sharky’ Harkin:   Erstwhile fisherman/van driver/chauffer.  50’s

Richard Harkin:             Sharky’s older brother, recently gone blind.
Late 50’s Early 60’s

Ivan Curry:                    Old friend of the Harkin’s.  40’s

Nicky Giblin:                 A friend of Richard’s.  Late 40’s to Mid 50’s

Mr. Lockhart:                An acquaintance of Nicky’s.  Late 40’s to Mid 50’s.

Please note that all characters speak in a working-class Dublin/Irish accent.

SET encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
If cast, all roles are on a volunteer basis and unpaid (Springs Ensemble Theatre is unable to hire members of Equity at this time).