PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Barrington Stage is looking for a 10-year-old boy for Higher Ground, a 10-minute play in BSC's 10x10 New Play Festival at St. Germain Stage, taking place from Feb. 14 to March 3.
Auditions will be held on Saturday, Jan. 12 from 2 to 3 p.m. at the St. Germain Stage at 36 Linden St.
Written by BSC Associate Artist Christopher Innvar, who will also direct, Higher Ground concerns a father and son's venture in search of gas after the devastation of a major hurricane. BSC will see boys ages 9 through 11 years old who are excellent actors. Rehearsals begin Feb. 5, with performances from Feb. 14 through March 3 (Thursday through Sunday). Rehearsals will be held Tuesday through Sunday; every effort will be made to work around school schedules.
BSC's 10×10 New Play Festival features 10 new 10-minute plays by 10 playwrights, performed by a cast of seven. The 10×10 New Play Festival is part of the 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival, returning to downtown Pittsfield for the second year and will feature music, theater, dance, film, visual art, spoken word, comedy and more.
Call the BSC main office at 413-499-5446 for an appointment and more information on what to prepare for the audition.