Playhouse Theatre Group Hosts Open Audition Call for Equus

From a press release:

WEST HARTFORD, CT – Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc is seeking non-equity actors for the
upcoming production of Equus by Peter Shaffer. The play tells the story of a psychiatrist, confronted
by a patient who has blinded six horses in a violent fit of passion. To the boy’s parents, it is a hideous
mystery; to the psychiatrist, it is a psychological puzzle that leads both doctor and patient to a
complex and disturbingly dramatic confrontation. The production is being directed by Robert Davis.
The parts available are as follows:

Frank Strang: Male, 40s-50s. British working class, conservative. Authoritarian and
outspoken. Passionate and demanding. Old-style Socialist. Relentlessly self-improving.

Dora Strang: Female, 40s-50s. Former school teacher, British middle class. Smart and
intuitive but often reserved and submissive.



Harry Dalton: Male, 40s-50s, stable owner. No-nonsense but cheerful.

All those auditioning should print off a side from our website, www.playhouseonpark.org, to
read at auditions.

Auditions will be held by appointment July 26th, at Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Road, West
Hartford CT 06119.

Rehearsals begin September 13th, 2010, and the show will run October 6 – 13 and will take
place at Playhouse on Park, West Hartford, CT. Pay Provided.

Anyone wishing to schedule an appointment should e-mail their headshots and resumes to
casting@playhousetheatregroup.org . For additional information please call (860) 523-5900 ext. 10.
Playhouse on Park is a non-profit performing arts center, located on Park Road in West
Hartford just outside of Connecticut’s Capital.

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