Audition Notice: The Temperamentals

The Temperamentals by Jon Marans
Directed by Roy Arauz

The Temperamentals recounts the founding of The Mattachine Society, the first sustained gay rights organization in the United States, told through the love affair between Harry Hay and Rudi Gernreich. The Temperamentals takes place in the early 1950s

Audition time: Sunday, September 30, 2012, 5:00 pm
Location: Theatre Puget Sound (Seattle Center)
Callbacks immediately follow at 6:00 pm. Please be prepared to stay if called back.

All Roles Open:

Harry Hay:
39, pushy, gruff, blustery, and imperious

Rudi Gernreich:
29, interestingly handsome, wildly charming, speaks with a trace of a Viennese accent. Actor also plays a woman.

Three Men

  • Various ages, each to play multiple roles.
  • One man plays the ukulele
  • One man plays the clarinet (ideally, but not absolutely mandatory)
  • All three men play a woman

Rehearsals:
Rehearsals begin on April 1, 2013
Mon-Thu evenings, Saturday afternoons and/or Sunday evenings

Performances: May 10-25, 2013
Compensation: Arouet is a profit-sharing company. Once production costs are covered, the profits are shared with the cast and crew. The House of Bernarda Alba was our first production where we were able to make good on this goal.