Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Auditions will be held January 8th & 9th at 7pm at the Hartland Music Hall
Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play. Middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia share a home in Bucks County, PA, where they bicker and complain about the circumstances of their lives. Suddenly, their movie-star sister, Masha, swoops in with her new boy toy, Spike. Old resentments flare up, eventually leading to threats to sell the house. Also on the scene are sassy maid Cassandra, who can predict the future, and a lovely young aspiring actress named Nina, whose prettiness somewhat worries the imperious Masha.
Vanya – 50s, living in Bucks County. Resigned to his life, more or less, at least compared to
Sonia – His adopted sister, early 50s, living with him in Bucks County. Discontent, upset,
Masha – His sister, 50s, glamorous and successful actress who goes gallivanting around the
Spike – An aspiring actor, 29 or younger, sexy, self-absorbed, Masha’s new companion.
Nina – Lovely, sincere would be actress, early 20s, visiting her aunt and uncle next door. Star
struck and energetic.
Cassandra – Cleaning lady and soothsayer, any age, any race. In the original production, she
was played by an African American actress in her late 20s.
Encore Youth Theater
Mary Poppins Jr.
Auditions will be held January 6 at 9:30am at the Hartland Performing Arts Center
Based on one of the most popular Disney movies of all time and the Broadway musical that played for over 2,500 performances and received multiple Olivier and Tony Awards nominations, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect Broadway Junior musical!