She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms

Date

Tuesday, Jun. 9, 2020

Time

5:00 pm

Location

ONLINE
Erie Playhouse Facebook
Erie, PA 16501

Productions

She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms

By: Qui Nguyen Designed specifically for online performances! A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge. Live Streaming Dates: August 6, 7, & 8 at 7p & August 9th at 2p

Details

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Designed specifically for online performances! A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge.

Live Streaming Dates: August 6, 7, & 8 at 7p & August 9th at 2p

Director: Domenic Del Greco

Open to Ages 14 up to early-twenties college-aged. Please note that we are looking for an ethnically diverse cast and new actors are highly encouraged to audition! Also, as all rehearsals & performances will take place online, all actors must have a reliable internet connection and the ability to access a webinar program like Zoom.

How to Schedule an Audition:

Please select one audition slot in this Google Doc: She Kills Monsters Google Docs Once times are confirmed, you will receive a code for a Zoom video audition call.

What to Prepare:

Please prepare a serio-comedic monologue that is no longer than 3 minutes in length that shows character and range. We are looking for actors who can convey honesty in the midst of extraordinary storytelling. Please be prepared to potentially take direction on your monologue during the audition process.

Please note: This play does contain some very mild language, slight sexual innuendo, and some homophobic slurs. If you are concerned about content, please look over the perusal copy provided in the Google Doc folder to ensure that you (and your guardians) are comfortable.

Questions? Contact Dom or Kate.

Available Roles are as follows:

Agnes – a high school senior and varsity cheerleader who’s spent her life trying to be “normal”

Tilly/Tillius – Agnes’s D&D-obsessed younger sister in real life, in the game, a level 20 Paladin and leader of the party, in love with Lilly

Chuck – an enthusiastic freshman who works at a gaming store, serves as Dungeon Master

Lilith/Lilly – In the game, a ferocious demon queen who eats the corpses of those she kills, in real life, a shy freshman, in love with Tilly

Kaliope/Kelly – In the game, a mysterious dark elf, in real life, a high school student with cerebral palsy, Ronnie’s sister

Orcus/Ronnie – In the game, a powerful demon and former lord of the underworld, in real life, a TV-obsessed freshman, Kelly’s brother

Vera – Agnes’s sarcastic, straight-talking best friend

Miles – Agnes’s sweet, slightly goofy football player boyfriend

Tina and Gabbi/Evil Tina and Evil Gabbi – seem like sweet JV cheerleaders, but turn into ruthless bullies in real life and demonic succubi in the game

Steve – Wants to be a powerful Mage in the game and cool in real life – not so successful in either world

Farrah the Faerie – very cute, very deadly

Narrator – very Lord of the Rings