"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"
Pear Theatre is proud to announce auditions for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Simon Stephens, adapted from the novel by Mark Haddon, directed by Melinda Marks.
The play follows the story of Christopher, an autistic teenager, as he attempts to solve a mystery. The clues he finds eventually lead him to unexpected places and bring clues to many other mysteries to light.
Rehearsals begin in late January, 2020, in Mountain View, CA. Performances are March 12th - April 5th.
We are actively striving to cast this production equitably. Neurodiverse actors, actors with disabilities, and actors of all ages, gender ID’s, and ethnicities are welcome and wanted!
Available Roles (all roles are currently open):
Christopher - A 15 year old with autism, and principal character/narrator of the play. Any ethnicity, any gender identification (character IDs male).
Siobhan - Female ID. Christopher’s teacher and co-narrator of the play. 25-45. Any ethnicity.
Ed - Male ID. Christopher’s dad. 40+. Any ethnicity.
Judy - Female ID. Christopher’s mum. 40+. Any ethnicity.
Voices (4-5 actors)- (Any age/gender ID/ethnicity). Actors cast as Voices will play 4-6 named characters of all different ages and genders, as well as providing support and shape to nearly every scene in the play.
All attendees will be given sides from the play before the callback dates, and will be asked to read from those sides with other members of their sudition group. YOU WILL NOT NEED TO PREPARE ANY OTHER MATERIALS. Hard copies of the sides will be provided at the audition.
If you’re unavailable to attend on 11/2 or 11/3, please feel free send an email to the address provided below for other possible scheduling options.
**If you attended Pear General Auditions in March 2019, there is no need to sign up for this session. The director will consider auditioners from both sessions.**
For conflict inquiries, or questions regarding the show, please contact Director Melinda Marks at firstname.lastname@example.org.