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Production: CO, Denver Center Theatre Company 2013-14 Season

Equity Principal Roles (Lead)

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Casting the Denver Center Theatre Company 2013-14 season. Season includes "Death of a Salesman" (Rehearsals begin Aug. 20; runs Oct. 10-Nov. 3; Arthur Miller writer), "Just Like Us...more

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Seeking

Males & Females, ages 18-64, All Ethnicities

Role Description

Equity Principal Roles: (Lead)

Character Breakdown

THE MOST DESERVING
Jolene Atkinson – 40s-50s. Head of Hays City Arts Council. Very fit and energetic. Caucasian.

Ted Atkinson – Early 50s. Jolene's husband. A little pudgy, a little charming. British.

Liz Chang – 30s. An assistant art professor. Smart, ambitious, and a little patronizing. Asian-American.

Edie Kelch – 60s-70s. A widow. A local arts enthusiast and patron. Caucasian.

Dwayne Dean – 50s-60s. An unemployed good ol' boy and artist. Caucasian.

Everett Whiteside – 50s-early 60s. A paraplegic, self-taught artist. African-American.

BLACK ODYSSEY
Great Grand Daddy Deus – god of gods, god of the sky. The same actor plays Eaton, the chef.

Great Grand Paw Sidin – god of sea, king of fish. The same actor plays Naval Officer and John Suitor, Nella’s love interest.

Great Aunt Tina – African-American. goddess of war, the black Madonna. The same actress plays The Soul Siren.

Ulysses Lincoln – a vet from the Gulf War, African-American, 33

Nella Pell – his wife, African-American, 33

Malachi – their son, 13

Artez Sabine – Grand Marshall of a Second Line in New Orleans, 49. The same actor plays Alabama Slim, a lost traveler, and Tire’seas, the blind.

Alsendra Sabine – his wife, African-American, 40. The same actress plays Queen Mother Circe Nzinga and Scylla, the sea creature.

Benevelonce Nausicca Sabine – their daughter, 10. The same actor plays Guardian One and Charybdis, the whirlpool.

JUST LIKE US
Helen Thorpe – Early 40s – The narrator. Irish-American Quaker. Very smart.

Marisela – 18-22, female. Fully Bilingual and bi-culturally Mexican. Colorful. Also plays

Raul Gomez Garcia - (19, male). Must speak fluent Spanish.

Yadira – 18-22, female. Fully Bilingual, bi-cultural Mexican. Marisela’s best friend, yet
polar opposite in manner and look. Also plays Spanish Translator.

Clara – 18-22, female. Bilingual, bi-cultural Mexican. Innocent, religious, earnest. Also plays Prosecutor.

Elissa – 18-22, female. Bilingual and bi-cultural. The go getter team captain of the group. Also plays ensemble roles.

Fabian – (Must be fluent in English and Spanish. No accent in English.) Mexican Father. 40s. Also plays Tom Tancredo, an Italian-American Congressman.

Josefa – Late 30s, Early 40s. Marisela’s Mexican mother. Spanish, non-English speaking. Also plays ensemble roles.

Irene Chavez – 30s. Latina and Bilingual/Bi-Cultural. A social worker. Also plays ensemble roles.

Yolanda – 40s-50s. Latina but with no accent in English. Brassy. Also plays ensemble roles.

Woman – Anglo, Mid-30s. Various roles.

Young Man 1 – Latino, Early 20s.Various roles.

Young Man 2 – Anglo, Early 20s. Various roles.

Man 1 – Latino, 30s-Early 40s. Various roles.

Man 2 – Anglo, 50s-60s. Various roles.

Man 3 – African-American, 30s-40s. Various roles.

GEORGIA MCBRIDE
Casey/Miss Georgia McBride – 20s, Male, Caucasian, Southern. A former high school football star turned Elvis impersonator who becomes a celebrated drag queen. Must believably live in both worlds.

Jo – 20s, Female, Caucasian. Casey’s pregnant wife. Also plays Eddie (male), a redneck owner of a bar, and Miss Auburn Sienna, the most elegant and beautiful drag queen in Florida.

Miss Tracy Mills – 30/40s, Male, Caucasian. A sweet-natured drag queen. Also plays Beau, Casey’s brother, a Republican accountant.

Miss Tranny Wynette – 20s, Male, any ethnicity. A sharp-tongued, ill-tempered drag queen. Also plays Jason, Casey & Jo’s friend and landlord, and Miss Helvetica Bold, a ferociously funny Drag Queen.