For Immediate Release
Contact: Theresa M. MacNaughton,
office 860-520-7114, cell 203-213-4102    

Hartford Stage to Hold Equity Principal
Auditions for its 2015-16 Season

Hartford, CT – May 11, 2015 – Hartford Stage will hold Equity Principal auditions for its 2015-16 season on Tuesday, May 26 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Equity Actors only should email no later than noon on Friday, May 22 to arrange for an appointment. Equity walk-ins are also welcome. Non-Equity actors cannot make appointments and will be seen on May 26 as time permits. Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Actors should prepare either two contrasting monologues or one monologue and optional 16 bars of a song (accompanist will be provided). Please bring headshot and resume to the audition.

Stage managers are welcome to submit resumes by mail to: Bryan Holcombe, Production Manager, Hartford Stage, 50 Church Street, Hartford CT 06103.

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Celebrating our 51st season, Hartford Stage is one of the nation’s leading resident theatres, known for producing innovative revivals of classics and provocative new plays and musicals, including 68 world and American premieres, as well as offering a distinguished education program, which reaches more than 20,000 students annually.

Hartford Stage has earned many of the nation’s most prestigious awards, including four 2014 Tony Awards for A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder on Broadway, including Best Musical and Best Direction of a Musical by Darko Tresnjak, and the 1988 Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre. Other national honors include Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk, OBIE, and New York Critics Circle awards. Hartford Stage has produced nationally renowned titles, including the New York transfers of Enchanted April, The Orphans' Home Cycle; Resurrection (later retitled Through the Night); and Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Water by the Spoonful, winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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