Picasso at The Lapine Agile
by Steve Martin
directed by Timothy Beagley
Peformance Dates: October 4 through November 3, 2019.
The play imagines a meeting between Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso just before the renowned scientist transformed physics with his theory of relativity and the celebrated painter sets the art world afire with cubism.
We are seeking strong, ethnically diverse actors, of all genders. We are casting for all roles, with ages ranging from early 20s to early 70s.
Please see character breakdown below. Some roles will be double cast. Please note: For the characters of Sagot*, male-identifying, female-identifying and gender non-conforming actors will be considered. There will be NO accents required for this show.
- Freddy: owner and bartender of Lapin Agile
- Gaston: an older man
- Germaine: waitress at Lapin Agile
- Albert Einstein
- Suzanne: young woman who has fling with Picasso
- Sagot: Picasso’s art dealer*
- Pablo Picasso
- Charles Dabernow Schmendiman: a young man with some interesting ideas
- The Countess: woman involved with Einstein
- A female admirer of Schmendiman
- A Visitor: mysterious man bearing a strong resemblance to Elvis
Material To Prepare:
Auditions Appointment will by invitation only. For consideration, please send your headshot and resume to Timothy Beagley at JULESVEGAS@comcast.net and if selected we will be in touch with sides and an audition appointment. This will be the most efficient way to conduct auditions, so please understand this process.
Rehearsals will likely begin in Early August, with approximately four rehearsals a week on weekday evenings or weekend days.
Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees, Oct through Nov Dates
at Altarena Playhouse, 1409 High Street, Alameda, CA
Auditions, by INVITATION ONLY
7pm to 10pm. Sunday, June 23
7pm to 10pm. Monday, June 24
If there are callbacks, you must be available for to attend on Sunday, June 30th, which will be held after 6pm if needed.
There is a stipend for this production. There will be no equity contract for this show.