WHAT TO PREPARE:
Nothing! Auditions will be cold readings from the script
BCP announces auditions for Annie Baker’s Circle Mirror
Transformation, a comedy of Fun & Games, Truth &
Consequences. Directed by Michael Saar.
“absorbing, unblinking and sharply funny…” – NY Times
About the Play
What do a flirty former actress, a teen-aged girl, a
hippie husband and a divorced carpenter have in common?
At first glance, not much.
Winner of the 2010 OBIE award for best new American
play, Circle Mirror Transformation traces the lives of a
handful of small-town, Vermont residents who gather each
week for an acting class taught at the local community
center. They soon learn more about each other and
themselves than they bargained for, revealing secrets
that they never intended and transforming in ways they
In this funny and curiously potent play hearts are
quietly torn apart and tiny wars of epic proportions are
waged and won.
Note: Ages listed are Character Ages (you don’t need to
really be that age, just be able to pass for that range
– The instructor, equal parts down-to-earth and
touch-feely-new-age, with just a hint of frustrated
– Marty’s husband. He was one of “those guys that get
all the women.” He was forced to take this class.
– A former actress. She recently went through a bad
break up and moved to Vermont from New York to receive a
certificate in acupressure. She seems to exude
– A recently divorced man who lives in the local condo
complex. He is a carpenter and seems to exude
– A sulky, yet perceptive teenager who wants to work in
theater when she grows up. Or go to veterinary school.
Performance dates are April, 10-11, 17-18, 23-25 at 7:30
PM with a Matinee at 2:00PM
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information, or have a conflict with audition dates
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