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The Destination Of This Train Is
(A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships)

Euphoria Theatre Company will hold auditions for the world premiere of Connor Wentworth’s The Destination of This Train Is, directed by Kennadi Rae Wells, to be performed August 6th through 21st at Boston Center for the Arts Black Box theater.

 

Virtual audition material will be accepted until May 27th at 10 PM EST. Material may be submitted using this link. Additional information below.

 

In-person auditions will be held at Fenway Community Center (1282 Boylston St. (entrance on Jersey St.) on May 27th from 6 PM-10 PM and 28th from 10 AM- 10 PM.

About Auditions

Please prepare two contrasting monologues, no longer than two minutes per monologue, four minutes total. You may be asked to read from the script.

 

Please bring a headshot and resumé if you have one. Call backs will be held May 29th at PLACE. Proof of vaccination is required for all performers. Masks are required in the lobby while waiting. Masking in the audition is up to the discretion and comfortability of the performer. Production staff will be masked at all times. 

 

Synopsis: Some glasses of rosé, a ball drop, and an intimate, uh... sleepover. For most people, that would be the end of that—but not for Sean and Cody. Their one-night extravaganza is kept alive through social media, technology, their ebbing connection, and a shared love of Maggie Rogers. Perhaps this time in their life is just a stepping stone, or will lead them to something else?

 

Characters: 

  • CODY (he/him) - 19. Student in Boston, MA. Proud, ambitious, and cunning. 

  • SEAN (he/him) - 20 with a birthday in late February. Student in North Jersey. A critical thinker and social butterfly.

  • Four actors total: two main cast, two understudies with three guaranteed Saturday matinee performances.

This is a paid opportunity. If you feel these characters fit you and you identify with their descriptions, we welcome you to audition. Please note that The Destination of This Train Is includes physical intimacy which will be facilitated by Emily Baker who will serve as the Intimacy Director.

Crew Information

We are seeking the following:

(1) Lighting Designer/Operator 

(1) Sound Designer/Operator

(2) Backstage Crew Members

 

This is a paid opportunity, offering a stipend. We encourage emerging professionals and students to apply.

 

Technical specifications: ETC Element light board, Behringer X32 Producer Digital Console

 

Proof of vaccination is required. Production staff and technical team will be masked at all times.

 

Tech rehearsals will be held from 10 AM–10 PM on August 1st–4th, with shows as follows: 

Previews on August 5th, 10 AM–10 PM

August 6th, from 10 AM–11 PM

August 7th, from 12–5 PM

August 9th–13th, from 6–11 PM

August 14th, from 12–5 PM

August 16th–21st, from 6–11 PM

Strike on August 22nd from 10 AM–10 PM

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