Auditions for Alexander Vampilov's Comedy "The Elder Son"

by Bluebird Arts

We are currently seeking actors for Alexander Vampilov's comedy "The Elder Son." Directed by Artistic Director Luda Lopatina Solomon, the production will close the English Language portion of our 2017-18 Season. Please email your headshot and resume to, noting any conflicts you have with the audition time frame.

Audition Date: Friday, 9/29, 6:30-9:30pm and Sunday, 10/1, 10:30-1:30pm. Callbacks TBD, if needed.
Audition Location: Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave., Chicago, Third Floor, Music Room
Equity/Non Equity: Non-Equity
Pay: Stipend

Character Descriptions:

Vlad, late 20s/30s, the hero
Silva, late 20s/30s, must play guitar
Sarafanov, 50s/60s, musician skills a plus
Nina, early 20s
Vasya, male, late teens/early 20s
Natasha, 30s
Mikhail, her fiancé, late 20s/30s

Time Commitment: 

First rehearsal: Tuesday, January 2, 2018. The show will rehearse weekday evenings, Monday – Thursday and Saturdays during the day.

Tech Week: Begins February 19, 2018
Opening: Around March 1, 2018, Athenaeum Theatre, Studio Three
Closing: March 31, 2018

Material To Prepare: Sides will be sent in advance.