The Old Globe Theatre
Edie Brickell & Steve Martin, music; Edie Brickell, lyrics; Steve Martin, book; Rob Berman, musical dir.; Walter Bobbie, dir.; Howie Cherpakov, casting; Barry Edelstein, artistic dir.; Michael G. Murphy, managing dir.
Seeking Equity male and female singing actors for "Bright Star," a workshop set in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina between 1945 and 1922. A young man returns from war and uncovers hidden yearnings and dark secrets about his past. Features a bluegrass score including songs from Edie Brickell and Steve Martin’s new album “Love Has Come for You.”
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Workshops Feb. 10-March 8, 2014; presentations March 6 & 7, 2014 in San Diego, CA.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
Pays: $788 min./wk. Equity LORT Non-Rep B+ Contract.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Alice Murphy (Supporting):
Female, 30-39, Caucasian
will play character at age 38-an editor of a southern literary magazine; intelligent, attractive, professional-but with an air of melancholy...
Billy Cane (Supporting):
Male, 22-64, All Ethnicities
a soldier returning home from WWII; an aspiring young writer; fresh, open, optimistic and charming and a little naïve.
Jimmy Ray Dobbs (Supporting):
Male, 30-39, Caucasian
will play Jimmy Ray in his early 20s-Mayor Dobbs’ son and young Alice’s beau; handsome, boyishly charming, well built; is being positioned b...
Dora Murphy (Supporting):
Female, 23, Caucasian
Alice’s older married sister; sensitive and good hearted, if irresponsible; endeavors to do the right thing for the well being of her family...
Mayor Josiah Dobbs (Supporting):
Male, 40-69, Caucasian
the Mayor of Zebulon; a corrupt and powerful man looking to protect his family and their name by any means necessary-controlling, greedy and...
Margo Crawford (Supporting):
Female, 22, Caucasian
a small town grade school teacher; a sweet natured, genuine, wholesome, pretty-a childhood friend of Billy’s who now harbors romantic feelin...
Daddy Murphy (Supporting):
Male, 40-59, Caucasian
Alice’s father; authoritative and a stern disciplinarian; devoutly religious, hard working, a poor but proud farmer.
Mama Murphy (Supporting):
Female, 40-59, Caucasian
Alice’s mother; a caretaker to her family and her rural community; a warm, loving, sensible woman with great inner strength.
Daddy Cane (Supporting):
Male, 60-65, Caucasian
Billy’s father; a widower; spry, good looking; kind hearted, if a bit lonely.
Daryl Ames (Supporting):
Male, 20-35, Caucasian
an assistant at a literary magazine, officious with a sardonic and dry manner; idiosyncratic; some singing required but not a major singing ...
Lucy Grant (Supporting):
Female, 20-29, Caucasian
an assistant at a literary magazine, attractive, quirky, eager with an off beat sense of humor.
Female, 14, Caucasian
a junior high school student; intelligent, mature for her age.
Female, 8-11, Caucasian
an elementary school student; bright personality, unaffected.
Male, 8-11, Caucasian
an elementary school student; bright personality; unaffected.
Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
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