Description

The Pillowman
By Martin McDonagh

Auditions are at GPLT on Wednesday December 2 @ 7-9 pm and Thursday December 3 @ 7-9 pm. Everyone is welcome. Dropins are welcome.

Call the Box Office 780 538 1616 or email; Box.Office@gplt.ca to book an audition time.

A perusal copy of the script is available at the Box Office for a $5 refundable deposit.

*Please note that roles are open to all gender identities*

Audition Requirements

2 Minute Contemporary Dark Comedic Monologue
Please pick up provided monologues and sign up for an audition slot at the Box Office.
If you have a dramatic/dark comedy monologue you feel passionately about
please first contact the director at tahniagetson@gmail.com.

C A L L B A C K S
Sunday, December 6 | 1pm-3pm
Callbacks: Please be prepared to read sides from the play at the audition.
Memorizing the sides is unnecessary, however, being familiar with them is strongly encouraged.

Performances at the KMSC Law Performing Arts Theatre — April 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 22, 23, 24
Horror / Thriller

The dark comedy, “The Pillowman” is a stunner of a play surrounding two siblings, Katurian and Michal, who are being held in prison under suspicion that the former may have murdered three small children in a way that eerily reflects tales they have written. McDonagh does not hold back on the horror as two hardened, and potentially violent, detectives of an unnamed totalitarian state attempt to get to the bottom of the crimes. This dark comedy from Martin McDonagh, the master of the horror-comedy, poses unanswerable questions: Can stories hold the power to cause atrocities? Where is the line between truth and folklore? Drawing on inspiration as diverse as The Grimm Brothers, Hans Christen Anderson, and Antonin Artaud, The Pillowman is a dark, twisty, and utterly unforgettable masterpiece from one of Ireland’s most treasured writers.

Awards:
~ Winner of 2 Tonys for production (nominated in 4 other categories)
~ Winner of 2 Drama Desk Awards
~ Winner of the 2004 Olivier Award for Best New Play
~ Winner of 2004/05 New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best New Foreign Play
Cast Requirements: “4 actors (ages 20+), 1 actor (age 8-9), 2 Projection Actors (any age) all roles are open to all gender identities and diversities.
Director: Tahnia Getson