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On the eve of a papal conclave, a young Canadian journalist travels to a fictional Latin American country to interview a papal candidate about his activities during a period of disappearances under a former military junta.

The playwright, Alice Abracen, is in the National Theatre School playwrights program.

MEGAN GUTIERREZ (27) - Canadian journalist, passionate, not always as on top of things as she thinks
LAURA BALKAN-KOHN (40s) - Political science professor, outspoken, witty, born Jewish
MATIAS IGLESIAS (72 but could pass for 55) - Cardinal and papal candidate: charming, articulate, clever, first language is Spanish
ANGELO FLORES (42) – General in the military junta, charming when he wants to be, but essentially manipulative
GABRIEL MEJIA (25) - Priest with pure intentions, from a simple country background

Rehearsal tentatively planned to be Tuesdays and Thursdays (7-10 pm) and Sundays (11-4 pm), starting October 31. Actors must be fully available for all tech rehearsals.

The Alumnae Theatre Company is a non-paying (NON-UNION) theatre company which encourages diversity in its membership and casting.

Please prepare a 2-minute dramatic monologue. You will also be asked to read from the script.

Please read the play before auditioning. A reading copy is available at the 5th floor Performing Arts desk of the Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street.

To request an audition, email Be sure to include your RESUME, HEADSHOT and PHONE NUMBER.  Please also mention whether you are an Alumnae MEMBER, and if you are a member of a union (Equity or ACTRA).

Monday October 16, Tuesday 17, or Wednesday 18 (7-10 pm)
Callbacks: Sunday October 22 (11 am - 4 pm)


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