Synopsis: It's the year 3021 and Thebes has just been through a bloody civil war. Chancellor Creah has decreed that anyone who buries the body of the traitor Polyneices will face the death, but Antigone is determined to bury her brother, no matter the penalty. She brazenly break’s Creah’s law and broadcasts her crime on the public cloud. Now Creah must decide if she will bend to the will of the people or punish Antigone for her crime. Antigone: 3021 is a virtual-friendly, futuristic retelling of Sophocles’ tragedy Antigone where the Greek chorus has been transformed into a talk show/news program and the characters communicate via virtual projection. Casting - Seeking individuals 18 and older only The Teenagers: ANTIGONE (14-18): A fiery teenage girl with strong opinions. ISMENE (14-18): Antigone’s sister. A conformist. HAEMON (14-18): Antigone’s boyfriend and Creah’s son. He would do anything for Antigone.
The Adults: CHANCELLOR CREAH: The self-appointed Supreme Ruler of Thebes. (Chancellor Creon if male.) YURI: Chancellor Creah’s husband, and Haemon’s father. (Euridyce if female.) PHOEBE: Creah’s assistant. (Phobus if male.)
The Vista: SOPHIE CLEESE: The charismatic host of The Vista, a popular talk show. (Topher Cleese if male.) CONCORDIA: Co-host of The Vista. She tends to agree with everything. (Concord if male.) COLE: Co-host of The Vista. He can be a little slow on the uptake. (Nicole if female.) ANNIE STROPHE: New co-host of The Vista. She has some strong, often contrary opinions. (Andy Strophe if male.)
Theban News: MERK CURIE: Co-anchor at Theban News. (Mara Curie if female.) CASSIE ANDERS: Co-anchor at Theban News. (Cass Anders if male.) LOTTIE GRIEF: The field reporter at Theban News. (Otto Grief if male.)
Ensemble: DR. ARI STOTLE: Historical analyst and National Public Cloud Commentator. (Any gender.) OFFICER KRATUS: The officer who was “just doing their job.” A single parent. (Any gender.) UNCLE TERRY: Lovable and quirky host of Advice from Uncle Terry. (Aunt Terry if female.) MRS. POLIS: A citizen of Thebes. (Mr. Polis if male.) YOURANCESTORS SPOKESPERSON: SPHINX SPOKESPERSON: Spokesperson for Sphinx Body Armor. ORACLE APP SPOKESPERSON: Spokesperson for the Oracle App. ORACLE APP CHARACTER: Actor in the Oracle App Commercial. PROTESTERS 1, 2, & 3: The youth of Thebes.
Schedule an Audition: Auditions are scheduled for Monday, October 4th by appointment only ONLINE. Please schedule ONE audition. Please visit this link to schedule your audition: www.supersaas.com/schedule/AlphaNYC/Antigone_3021 What to Prepare: A short contemporary monologue of 90 seconds or less. Please use a digital background on Zoom for your audition if possible. Not required but would be great as potentially will used for performances.
For Those Previously Scheduled, Where Are Auditions?: Auditions will be held online using the Zoom platform. A dedicated link will be sent to everyone with an audition scheduled.
Performance Guidelines: This production is non-equity and there is no pay. There are no fees to participate. Performances will take place a online using the Zoom platform.
All times are EASTERN TIME
Mandatory Rehearsals Wednesday, October 13th - 7PM till 9PM – Cast A Thursday, October 14th - 7PM till 9PM – Cast B Wednesday, October 20th - 7PM till 9PM – Cast A Thursday, October 21st - 7PM till 9PM – Cast B Wednesday, October 27th - 7PM till 9PM – Cast A Thursday, October 28th - 7PM till 9PM – Cast B Wednesday, November 3rd - 7PM till 9PM – Cast A Thursday, November 4th - 7PM till 9PM – Cast B
Mandatory Dress Rehearsal Friday, November 5th - 12PM till 3PM – Cast A Friday, November 5th - 3PM till 6PM – Cast B
Mandatory Performances Friday, November 5th @ 7PM – Cast A Friday, November 5th @ 9PM – Cast B Saturday, November 6th @ 7PM – Cast B Saturday, November 6th @ 9PM – Cast A Sunday, November 7th @ 7PM – Cast A Sunday, November 7th @ 9PM – Cast B