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The creative team at No Strings Theatre are accepting submissions for the specific roles of LIAM and DAD: PATRICK for the No Strings first staged development of Tyler Check & Tristan Hernandez's "Liam: The Musical".

For this, the sesquicentennial celebration, No Strings Theatre Presents a season comprised entirely of Canadian music theatre. Tyler Check and Tristan Hernandez’s Liam: The Musical is a life affirming musical looking at autism through the adventurous lens of a teenage boy. This is they next developmental staged performance through No Strings theatre’s new music theatre making initiative and was first heralded last season in NST’S The Great Canadian Show Tune at the Wychwood Theatre, Artscape Wychwood Barns.
Fee: Profit-share, Non-equity
Audition Submission Please email: Directors@nostringstheatre.com
Subject: LIAM MEN, attn: Patrick Maubert

Character Breakdown
Liam: (Tenor G2–A5) An 18 year old boy with severe autism. He is non-verbal, in a wheelchair, and has a difficult time communicating to others unless he has his laptop to type on. Liam has a very vivid and wild imagination and when he is alone on stage he can speak to the audience just like he is an average person. Liam loves make believe, especially stories involving knights and princesses. The actor playing Liam must be dynamic, sincerely charismatic and infinitely loveable. They must understand their bodies and voice to be able to create and crystalise the real and fantasy worlds inhabited by Liam.
All ethnicities considered.
Patrick: (Tenor G2-Bb5) Father to Liam and husband to Christine. He is your average working class man. Blue collar and salt of the earth .He works as a mechanic and is hard on himself for not being able to always understand Liam or provide Liamwith everything he needs.
Actors with old souls, big hearts and life experience are encouraged to apply.
All ethnicities considered.

These 2 roles will be auditioning alongside the selected called-back actors for our other roles.

Sunday, July 9 6:30-10:00pm.
Location to be confirmed with audition confirmations.

http://www.nostringstheatre.com/opportunities/

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