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Wednesday
Sep102014

CALLBACKS/AUDITIONS 2014/15 SEASON

ANNOUNCING  SEASON CALLBACKS FOR GOOD PEOPLE & THE FULL MONTY

If you did not audition for the season and would be suitable for any of the following roles, please send an email to marybruka@gmail.com.  Arrangements will be made between you and the director

We are also looking for technical people and volunteers.Questions?  Contact us via email at:  marybruka@gmail.com  Or leave a message at 775-323-3221 

Shows

GOOD PEOPLE
Written by:  David Lindsay - Abaire     Directed by: Stacey Spain
Performs:  May 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 @ 8 PM
June  3A, 4, 5, 6 @ 8 PM  Sunday Matinee:  May 24 @ 2 PM

CALL:  Looking for African American Actress who can play 25 – 30. 

THE FULL MONTY (Musical Comedy)
Book by Terrence McNally and score by David Yazb
Directed by:  Androo Allen  Musical Director:  Tony Degeiso
June 26, 27 @ 8 PM  July 2, 3, 4, 8A, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, August 1 @ 8 PMSUNDAY MATINEE’S:  July 12, 19 @ 2 PM

CALL:  Black male singer/actor. Needs to play age 40 


“BANDIDO!”  CALLBACKS/AUDITIONS – BRÜKA THEATRE
The American Melodrama of Tiburcio Vasquez - Notorious California Bandit. 

CALL BACKS/AUDITIONS will be September 21st,  2014 @ 2:00 PM. 
If you are interested in auditioning for Bandido by Luiz Valdez, please bring headshot/resume.
Brüka Theatre, 99 N. Virginia Street, Reno.  Enter in side door on First Street.

We are also looking for technical people and volunteers.

Bandido!” is an anti-melodrama that takes place during the Gold Rush. It is a play with in a play. At the center of the play is Tiburcio Vasquez, in one light, a resistance fighter to his people, in another, a desperado whose story has become part of the American mythology of the Old West. He was the last man to be legally, publically executed in California, hanged in San Jose in 1875. The brave villain or hero, tells his story through flashbacks. While Vasquez is in jail, he sells photographs of himself for fifty cents. He makes his stories of love, jealousy, and betrayal come to life. Valdez, in “Bandido” is not only famous for his exploits but for his womanizing. He leaves his money and inheritance to Rosario and the daughter he had with her.

Rehearsals - Rehearsals for Bandido! will take place from January-February, 2014 with a read-thru prior this fall.

More information - For more information, contact Tami Castillo Shelton at 775-750-3046 (cell) or tcastilloshelton@gmail.com

Characters of Bandido!: 


The Jail -

Tiburcio Vasquez, notorious California bandit. 

Sheriff J.H. Adams, Sheriff of Santa Clara County.

Samuel P. Gillette, an Impresario.

Jimmy, a young deputy. 

Pettigrew, an older deputy.

Lady in Black, a French journalist.

Mrs. Gillette, an actress.

Assorted Ladies, visitors.

Photographer.

 

The Melodrama -

Tiburcio Vasquez, the Capitan.

California Kate, a madam.

Daisy Dolittle, a soiled dove.

Other Soiled Doves, ensemble.

Abdon Leiva, Chilean Miner.

Rosario Leiva, his wife.

Cleodovio Chavez, a sheepherder.

Rita Madrid, Fandango dancer.

Fiddler Feliz, a blind fiddler.

Gonzalez, a Mexican.

Moreno, an ex-aristocrat.

A. Snyder, Tres Pinos storekeeper.

Mrs. Snyder, his wife.

Lewis, a young customer.

Basque Sheepherder, a murder victim.

Andres Pico, California general.

Old Gabriel, indio servant.

Soledad, a midwife.

Friday
Aug292014

Seeking Submissions for The BIGGEST little Theatre Festival 2014

Monday
Oct212013

Cast Lists For Brüka Season 2013/2014

STAGE BEAUTY

CAST

EDWARD KYNASTON - BRADFORD KA ‘ AI ‘AI

THOMAS BETTERTON -  IAN SORENSON

SAMUEL PEPYS -  MITCH BOTTOSET

VILLARS, DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM -  MATT BIONDI

MARIA - MEGAN FITZPATRICK

LADY MERESVALE - AMANDA ALVEY

MISS FRAYNE  - RHIANNON BOX

SIR CHARLES SEDLEY -  MICHEAL PETERS

MARGARET HUGHES  - AMY GINDER

CHARLES II -  LEWIS ZAUMEYER

NELL GWYNN-  STACY JOHNSON

SIR PETER LELLY, HYDE, OTHERS -  ROBERT SIMPSON

ELIZABETH BARRY, MISTRESS REVELS, OTHERS- KATE ATACK

DIRECTOR - BILL WARE

STAGE MANAGER - TALA MUNSTERMAN

CREW - JESSEY RICHARDS, KATRINA, BRANDON TREFETHON, CHRISTINA SAUNDERS

COSTUMER - LADY HULL

PRODUCER - MARY BENNETT

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR AND DESIGN - DAVID SIMPSON

SET DESIGN - LEWIS ZAUMEYER

 

THE LYONS - Directed by La Ronda Etheridge

Ben..........................Tom Plunkett 

Rita..........................Kathy Welch
 
Lisa..........................Sandra Neace
 
Curtis.......................Bryce Alexander Keil
 
Brian........................Robert Grant
 
Nurse.......................Kristina Phaff-Harris

 

Les Liaisons Dangereuses Cast List 2013

(in order of appearance)

La Marquise de Merteui—Mary Bennett

Madame de Volanges—Amy Gianos

Cecile Volanges—Hannah Davis

Servent—Doug Carrion

Le Vicomte de Valmont—Bradford Kai’ Ai’ Ai

Azolan—Bill Ware

Madame de Rosemonde—Jillian Palmer

La Presidente de Tourvel-Megan Fitzpatrick

Emilie—Ashley Polanski

Le Chevalier Danceny—Robert Simpson

Director—Holly Natwora

Stage Manager—Mona Quinby

Lights—Dave Simpson

Set—Lew Zaumeyer

Costumes—Lady Hull

Producer - Mary Bennett

Dramaturg—Tony DeGeiso

 

BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON - TBA

 

FIVE LESBIANS EATING A QUICHE - Directed by Sandra Neace

CAST
Lulie - Amy Ginder
Wren - Sophie Moeller
Ginny - Stacy Johnson
Vern - Jamie Woodham
Dale - Ashley Polanski
Director - Sandra Neace
Stage Manager - Mona Quinby

 

 

Saturday
Sep212013

Seeking Submissions for Pieces Of Eight Festival

Thursday
Sep052013

Auditions for 2013/2014 Season - September 17, 2013

Announcing Season Auditions For Brüka’s 21st Season
2013/2014


Season Auditions – September 17, 2013 @ 6 PM
Please prepare a contemporary monologue 1 minute or under.
Please bring headshot/resume
Doors open and sign up for audition slots start at 5:30
Enter in side door on First Street.

Also looking for technical and volunteers.

Questions? Contact us via email at: boxofficebruka@gmail.com

2013/2014 Shows:

Buttcracker 5 ~ Pirate Booty
Plays November 29, 30th December 5, 6, 7, 8m, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15m, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22m, 2013
Directed by: Mary Bennett Various Choregraphers.

Stage Beauty
Written by: Jeffery Hatcher Directed by: Bill Ware
Co-Director Sandra Neace
Opens: January 17 (18, 23, 24, 25, 30, 31, February 1, 2m, 5a, 6, 7, 8

The Lyons
Written by Nicky Silver Directed by La Ronda Etheridge
Plays: February 28, March 1, 6, 7, 8, 9m, 13, 14, 15, 19a, 20, 21, 22, 2014

Theatre For Children – Grimm’s VI – Goldi (Goldilocks)
First Public Shows: March 6, 7, 8 @ 10 am
Touring begins with Pioneer Youth Roster: March 10, 2014

Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Written by: Christopher Hampton
Directed by: Holly Natwora
Plays: April 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, May 1, 2, 3, 4m, 7a, 8, 9, 10, 2014

Original Play reading Series – 10 Minute Plays from BIG KIDS.
Sunday, May 11 @ 2 PM

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
Written by: Alex Timbers
Music & Lyrics by: Michael Friedman
Directed by: Mary Bennett
Plays: May 30, 31, June 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 22m, 25a, 26, 27, 28, 2014

Original Reading: Sunday June 8 @ 2 PM

Five Lesbians Eating A Quiche
Written by: Evan Linder & Andrew Hobgood
Directed by: Sandra Neace
Plays: July 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23a, 24, 25, 27m, 30, 31, 1, 2, 2014