Monday, December 03, 2007




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Sent: Sunday, December 02, 2007 6:05 PM
Subject: Audition Notice for ARCADIA-Please Post


            Contact:        Beth Dell


                                                                                                            (520) 622-4460






(Tucson, AZ--December 2, 2007)— Beowulf Alley Theatre Company, 11 South 6th Avenue, Tucson (between Broadway and Congress), will hold auditions for Arcadia by Tom Stoppard, directed by David Sewell, on Saturday, December 8, 2007, from 11:30a-3:30p. Callbacks will be held on Sunday, December 9 from 5:30-9:30p. If you are unable to attend Saturday’s audition, you may request an audition Sunday. Rehearsals will begin mid-January 2008 with Tech week from March 12-March 19, 2008. Performances run Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30p and Sundays at 1:30p from March 20, 2008-April 13, 2008. Auditions are open to everyone who has the ability to portray the ages and characteristics of the roles listed below. Stipends are paid.


To make an audition appointment, e-mail or call 622-4460. Specify the time you would like and we will make every effort to accommodate. Walk-ins are also welcome. Please prepare two contrasting monologues: 1 comedic and 1 dramatic of any theatrical style/genre (do not have to be memorized) and bring a resume and headshot with you. For specific questions about roles, call 888-5815. For a synopsis of the play, please go to our website:


The characters in Arcadia are:

Thomasina Coverly – aged thirteen, later sixteen

Septimus Hodge – her tutor, aged twenty-two, later twenty-five

Jellaby, a butler, middle-aged

Ezra Chater, a poet, aged thirty-one

Richard Noakes, a landscape architect, middle-aged

Lady Croom, middle thirties

Hannah Jarvis, an author, late thirties

Chloe Coverly, aged eighteen

Bernard Nightingale, a don, late thirties

Valentine Coverly, aged twenty-five to thirty

Gus Coverly, aged fifteen

Augustus Coverly, aged fifteen


Beth Dell
Theater Manager
Beowulf Alley Theatre
11 South 6 Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 622-4460 (office)
(509) 272-0894 (e-fax)
Beowulf Alley Theatre Company is committed to enriching the community and enhancing appreciation of the arts through the production of innovative, invigorating theatre and theatrical education with the highest standards for acting and production.

Beowulf Alley has received critical acclaim for its productions, including seven MAC Award nominations. The company has presented over 200 performances to Tucson audiences since 2002 and has served hundreds of artists through its productions. The theatre also provides performance and rehearsal space for other Tucson theatre companies. For more information, log on to


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