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Production: 'Buried Child' (See all 7 roles)

Vince (Lead)

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Production Details

City College's Summer Theater Program is casting Sam Shepard's "Buried Child."

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Male, ages 18-35, All Ethnicities

Role Description

Vince: (Lead) the prodigal son, looking for his roots and meaning, returning to find himself unrecognized and unacknowledged, the rock 'n' roll cowboy, with a beautiful girlfriend, and is in need, makes pilgrimage home, stopping at all the places that hold his memories, finds a nightmare at home, tries to humor his family and finally escapes, on his trip, as he flees he has a vision of generations of his family in his rearview mirror, comes to understand his place in the family, and returns drunk, and violent, unable to communicate, to inherit the home and possessions of his secretive and distant grandfather, by the end of the play, he is the new but old, Dodge.