There’s a casting call up right now at Playbill.com for The Hunting of the Snark, a stage adaptation for the Manhattan Repertory Theatre’s Fall Fest. The full listing gives a good feel for what the play might be like, so I’ll quote it at length:
|Title||The Hunting of the Snark|
“The Hunting of the Snark” is a theatrical adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s poem of the same name. This production is a part of Manhattan Repertory Theatre’s Fall Fest. This is a wonderful whirlwind opportunity to collaborate with several emerging artists at a theater in mid-town!
Rehearsals begin August 16th. Performances are September 16, 17, and 19. Times TBA.
Looking for 12 actors of either gender and any ethnicity from ages 25-30. A plus if you play any unique instruments, can perform simple magic tricks, are great with sound effects, or have experience with simple dance/movement.
Adapted by Katie Dickinson
Thanks Mahendra Singh for the tip, and he adds: “maybe this will be our long-awaited Summer of Snark … have you gone down to Snark Island with some Boojums in your hair, etc etc.” There are also movies and new editions in the works. (Singh’s beautiful new illustrations for the Snark are being published by Melville House this November – pre-order it on Amazon here, and see examples on his blog here!)
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I ordered Mahendra Singh’s book. I can’t wait to see it.
This is my show! Thank you for posting 🙂 It goes up September 15&16 @ 7pm, and 19th @ 6pm. It is in the Manhattan Repertory Theatre’s 2010 Fall Fest at 303 W. 42nd St. (across the way from Port Authority). Do come for some Lewis Carroll zaniness and get your tickets at http://www.manhattanrep.com.
This show is also part of an on-going project (as in this is just a small scale production). Visit http://www.katedickinson.com for more about it, and we’re on Twitter: https://twitter.com/snarkproduction.
Would love to see everyone come out!
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