• Table Read: "As You Like It"

    6485 Broadway

    This will be a table read of Shakespeare's "As You Like It." Actors, please bring your own script to the reading. If you do not already own a copy, I highly recommend picking up the Arden Third Series Edition of the play. It is available to order in hard copy at: https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/as-you-like-it-9781904271222/ Please order far enough in advance that you will have it in time for the reading. Characters Duke Frederick, Duke Senior's younger brother and his usurper, also Celia's father Rosalind, Duke Senior's daughter Celia, Duke Frederick's daughter and Rosalind's cousin Touchstone, a court fool or jester Le Beau, a courtier Charles, a wrestler Oliver de Boys, the eldest son and heir Jacques de Boys, the second son Orlando de Boys, the youngest son Adam, a faithful old servant who follows Orlando into exile Dennis, Oliver's servant who called Charles Duke Senior, Duke Frederick's older brother and Rosalind's father Jaques, a discontented, melancholic lord Amiens, an attending lord and musician Phebe, a proud shepherdess Silvius, a shepherd Audrey, a country girl Corin, an elderly shepherd William, a country man Sir Oliver Martext, a curate This event is BYOB/BYOSnacks. FYI - I do have a 19-year-old cat named Axel who is very friendly - so take your allergy meds if you're allergic! Cheers, Wolfie Location and Transportation: 6485 Broadway, Bronx, NY 10471, located at the northwest corner of Broadway and Mosholu Avenue (not parkway) by David Sheridan Triangle - across the street from Van Cortlandt Park. (Intercom Code 13) You can take the 1 train to 242nd Street in the Bronx and then catch the Bx9 bus to the building (it's about a 5 minute ride from the subway). Alternatively, you can take the Metro-North Hudson Line from Grand Central to Riverdale (it's about a 25 minute ride) and walk over the hill to the building. Warning - it's a steep hill - but the train ride is gorgeous.

  • Table Read: Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia"

    6485 Broadway

    This will be a table read of Tom Stoppard's masterwork, "Arcadia." Actors, please bring your own script to the reading. We will be using the Samuel French version of the script. Here is a link to the Samuel French edition: https://www.samuelfrench.com/s/2929/arcadia?variantId=16532 Characters 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 CAPT. BRICE, RN - middle thirties HANNAH JARVIS - an author, late thirties CHLOË COVERLY - aged eighteen BERNARD NIGHTINGALE - a don, late thirties VALENTINE COVERLY - aged twenty-five to thirty GUS COVERLY - aged fifteen (silent role) AUGUSTUS COVERLY - aged fifteen This event is BYOB/BYOSnacks. FYI - I do have a 19-year-old cat named Axel who is very friendly - so take your allergy meds if you're allergic! Cheers, Wolfie Location and Transportation: 6485 Broadway, Bronx, NY 10471, located at the northwest corner of Broadway and Mosholu Avenue (not parkway) by David Sheridan Triangle - across the street from Van Cortlandt Park. (Intercom Code 13) You can take the 1 train to 242nd Street in the Bronx and then catch the Bx9 bus to the building (it's about a 5 minute ride from the subway). Alternatively, you can take the Metro-North Hudson Line from Grand Central to Riverdale (it's about a 25 minute ride) and walk over the hill to the building. Warning - it's a steep hill - but the train ride is gorgeous.

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  • Table Read: "Les Liaisons Dangereuses"

    6485 Broadway

    This will be a table read of Christopher Hampton's "Les Liaisons Dangereuses." Alternate plays if we have small attendance are: "God of Carnage" - 4 characters (bring your own script) "Red" - 2 Characters (script provided) Please note, NYC Actors Meetup does not supply scripts. Actors, please bring your own script to the reading. If you do not already own a copy of "Liaisons...", I highly recommend picking up the Samuel French Acting Edition. Please order far enough in advance for you to have it for the reading. Link to the Samuel French Acting Edition: https://www.samuelfrench.com/s/2543/les-liaisons-dangereuses Characters La Marquise de Merteuil (female - late 30s to mid 40s)(played by Glenn Close in the film adaptation) (a calculating, manipulative, cruel and utterly charming noblewoman) Le Vicomte de Valmont (male - late 30s to mid 40s) (played by John Malkovich in the film adaptation / Alan Rickman on Broadway) (a Don Giovanni type character - who likes to play games with other people) La Presidente de Tourvel (female - 30-something) (played by Michelle Pfeiffer in the film adaptation) (a beautiful, noble, proper, church-going, reserved woman. Valmont's primary target for corruption. Despite herself - she falls prey to his games.) Mme. de Volanges (female - late 30s to mid 40s) (played by Swoosie Kurtz in the film adaptation) (a very proper noble woman - very concerned for her daughter's well-being) Cecile de Volanges (female - early 20s) (played by a VERY young Uma Thurman in the filma adaptation) (A very innocent young lady - recently returned from a convent. She is ruthlessly manipulated by Valmont and Merteuil.) Azolan, Valmont's valet de chambre (male - 20s to 30s) (Valmont's right-hand man. Totally devoted to Valmont. Commoner - but should have a rakish charm) Mme. de Rosemonde (female - 60s-70s) (A very wise woman. Valmont's wealthy aunt. She is well aware of the games Valmont plays - and is very patient regarding his activities even though she doesn't necessarily approve - and has worldly wisdom to share.) Emilie, a courtesan (female - 20s to 30s) (Sexy, witty, and utterly pragmatic. A professional courtesan of the times.) La Chevalier Danceny (male - early 20s) (played by a VERY young Keanu Reeves in the film adaptation) (The best music teacher in the city. Utterly penniless. Falls in love with Cecile. Is manipulated ruthlessly by Valmont and Merteuil in their cruel games.) Major-Domo (any age) The films "Dangerous Liaisons" and "Cruel Intentions" are both based on this play if you want to view them get a sense of the characters/plot. Casting is done at random. If there is a part you would love to read, please let me know in advance. This event is BYOB/BYOSnacks. FYI - I do have a 19-year-old cat named Axel who is very friendly - so take your allergy meds if you're allergic! If we have less than 6 RSVPs the event will most likely be canceled/rescheduled for a later date. Cheers, Wolfie Note: If you RSVP yes, please show up. Canceling at the last minute negatively impacts the experience of the other participants. If you have more than two no-shows in a six month period your membership in the group will come under review. Location and Transportation: 6485 Broadway, Bronx, NY 10471, located at the northwest corner of Broadway and Mosholu Avenue (not parkway) by David Sheridan Triangle - across the street from Van Cortlandt Park. (Intercom Code 13) You can take the 1 train to 242nd Street in the Bronx and then catch the Bx9 bus to the building (it's about a 5 minute ride from the subway). Alternatively, you can take the Metro-North Hudson Line from Grand Central to Riverdale (it's about a 25 minute ride) and walk over the hill to the building. Warning - it's a steep hill - but the train ride is gorgeous.

  • Table Read: "Venus in Fur"

    6485 Broadway

    This will be a table read of "Venus in Fur." (Script provided) Plot: An enigmatic actress may have a hidden agenda when she auditions for a part in a misogynistic writer's play. Cheers, Wolfie Location and Transportation: 6485 Broadway, Bronx, NY 10471, located at the northwest corner of Broadway and Mosholu Avenue (not parkway) by David Sheridan Triangle - across the street from Van Cortlandt Park. (Intercom Code 13) You can take the 1 train to 242nd Street in the Bronx and then catch the Bx9 bus to the building (it's about a 5 minute ride from the subway). Alternatively, you can take the Metro-North Hudson Line from Grand Central to Riverdale (it's about a 25 minute ride) and walk over the hill to the building. Warning - it's a steep hill - but the train ride is gorgeous.

  • Table Read: "Clybourne Park"

    6485 Broadway

    This will be a table read of Bruce Norris' "Clybourne Park." Please note, NYC Actors Meetup does not supply scripts. Actors, please bring your own script to this reading. If you do not own a copy, I recommend the Dramatists Play Service Edition of the script. Amazon link: https://www.amazon.com/Bruce-Norris-Clybourne-Park-Reprint/dp/B00N4EVPD0/ref=sr_1_4?keywords=Clybourne+Park&qid=1562101600&s=gateway&sr=8-4 Characters Russ/Dan (white, late 40s) Betsy/Lindsey (white, late 20s) Bev/Kathy (white, 40s) Karl/Steve (white/30s) Francine/Lena (black/30s) Jim/Tom/Kenneth (white/late 20s) Albert/Kevin (black/30s) Casting is done at random. If there is a part you would love to read, please let me know in advance. This event is BYOB/BYOSnacks. FYI - I do have a 19-year-old cat named Axel who is very friendly - so take your allergy meds if you're allergic! If we have less than 6 RSVPs the event will most likely be canceled/rescheduled for a later date. Cheers, Wolfie Note: If you RSVP yes, please show up. Canceling at the last minute negatively impacts the experience of the other participants. If you have more than two no-shows in a six month period your membership in the group will come under review. Location and Transportation: 6485 Broadway, Bronx, NY 10471, located at the northwest corner of Broadway and Mosholu Avenue (not parkway) by David Sheridan Triangle - across the street from Van Cortlandt Park. (Intercom Code 13) You can take the 1 train to 242nd Street in the Bronx and then catch the Bx9 bus to the building (it's about a 5 minute ride from the subway). Alternatively, you can take the Metro-North Hudson Line from Grand Central to Riverdale (it's about a 25 minute ride) and walk over the hill to the building. Warning - it's a steep hill - but the train ride is gorgeous.

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  • Table Read: "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

    6485 Broadway

    This will be a table read of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Please note, NYC Actors Meetup does not supply scripts. Actors, please bring your own script to the reading. If you do not own a copy, I recommend the Arden Performance Edition of the script. It is available in watermarked pdf format from Bloomsbury.com for only about $7 and lays out the script beautifully on a tablet or laptop. I do not recommend the epub/mobi edition as sometimes the embedded links in the script can take actors to strange places. Link to the Bloomsbury Arden Edition: https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/a-midsummer-nights-dream-arden-performance-editions-9781474245197/ Characters Hippolyta/Titania, Hermia, Demetrius, Lysander, Flute/Fairy, Helena, Theseus/Oberon, Starveling/Fairy, Snout/Fairy, Egeus/Puck, Snug/Fairy, Bottom Quince/Fairy Casting is done at random. If there is a part you would love to read, please let me know in advance. This event is BYOB/BYOSnacks. FYI - I do have a 19-year-old cat named Axel who is very friendly - so take your allergy meds if you're allergic! If we have less than 6 RSVPs the event will most likely be canceled/rescheduled for a later date. Cheers, Wolfie Note: If you RSVP yes, please show up. Canceling at the last minute negatively impacts the experience of the other participants. If you have more than two no-shows in a six month period your membership in the group will come under review. Location and Transportation: 6485 Broadway, Bronx, NY 10471, located at the northwest corner of Broadway and Mosholu Avenue (not parkway) by David Sheridan Triangle - across the street from Van Cortlandt Park. (Intercom Code 13) You can take the 1 train to 242nd Street in the Bronx and then catch the Bx9 bus to the building (it's about a 5 minute ride from the subway). Alternatively, you can take the Metro-North Hudson Line from Grand Central to Riverdale (it's about a 25 minute ride) and walk over the hill to the building. Warning - it's a steep hill - but the train ride is gorgeous.

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