Works In Progress Audition Announcement

The Zeiders American Dream Theater will hold auditions on Monday and Tuesday, 13 & 14 May from 6pm-9pm, for its inaugural “Works in Progress” program of new theatrical pieces, with performances running on Thursday and Friday, 13 & 14 June at 7:30pm each night. “Works in Progress” is part of the Z’s Hatchery series of new theatrical works. This program features four scenes from the Z’s resident group of local playwrights. Each scene will be fully staged. Rehearsals will begin on Tuesday, 28 May. The following roles are being cast:

“One Last Gift” by Karen Lewis
KARA, Female, early 30’s
JAKE SR, Male, early 30’s
JAKE JR, Male, tweens
DR SULLIVAN, Female, mid 50’s
CHRISTIAN, Male, early teens

“The Blood Don’t Lie” by Benita Alane
COLIN SANDERSON, Black Male, early 40’s
LYNN SANDERSON, Black Female, mid 50’s
CONNIE MONROE, Black Female, early 40’s
KENNEDY COLLINS, Black Male, mid-to-late 60’s

“Generous Rivals” by Jean Klein
HESTER THRALE, Female, mid 40’s
SAMUEL JOHNSON, Male, 60’s
JAMES BOSWELL, Male, 40’s
QUEENEY, Female, 16
GABRIEL PIOZZI, Male, 40’s, musical capabilities desired
LADY/ALICE, Female, any age

“Likker Outta Control, Busting Arlena Cartwright” by Clyde Santana
RICK SANCHEZ, Male, 40’s
ELAINE PEACEFUL-CROW, Native American Female, 30’s
JAKE TYLER BURFORD III, Male, 20’s
MAYOR ARLENA CARTWRIGHT, Italian-American Female, 50’s
JOSEPH ‘MOONSHINE JOE’ LAUGHING-WATER, Mixed Native-American Male, 50’s
DEBBIE ANNE MURPHY, Female, 30’s
DELEGATE JO-ANNA ARMSTRONG DAY, Female, 40’s
WALTER P. DEES, Male, 60’s

Please prepare two contrasting monologues. Sides may be given at the audition from these new works. Please provide a headshot and resume. Questions? Please contact us at [email protected]

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