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Curious Theatre Company Season

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Curious Theatre Company
Kate Folkins, assoc. artistic dir.; Chip Walton, prod. artistic dir.; Dee Covington, education dir.

Production Description

Casting the Curious Theatre Company 2014-15 season. Season includes: "Lucky Me" (Robert Caisley, writer. Rehearsals begin Sept. 29/30; runs Oct. 25-Dec. 6), "Charles Ives Take Me Home" (Jessica Dickey, writer. Rehearsals begin Dec. 15/16; runs Jan. 10-Feb. 14, 2015), "The Brother/Sister Plays: In The Red and Brown Water" (Tarell Alvin McCraney, writer. Rehearsals begin Feb. 9/10; runs March 7-April 18, 2015) and "Detroit" (Lisa D'Amour, writer. Rehearsals begin April 13/14; runs May 9-June 20, 2015).

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Season runs in Denver, CO.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays: $300 min./wk. Equity SPT Contract, Tier 3.


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Full Character Breakdown

Tom -- Male, around 40, Sara's neighbor, works for the TSA
Leo -- Male, 70-80, Sara's elderly father, he is blind
Yuri - Ukranian, any age - the landlord

Charles Ives -- Male, 70-80, well into the latest years of his life, but full of enthusiasm, mischief, and humor. Deeply subversive and humanist.
Coach Laura Starr -- Female, 30s, slightly butch, geeky, high school basketball coach, takes the game very seriously. Great dribbling skills. Tough and vulnerable.
John Starr -- Male, 50s, a talented violinist. Strict, patriarchal, devoted to his music, a cold father, resentful of sports.

Oya -- Female, 20s-30s, African American, begins the play as a girl and ends it as a woman.
Elegba -- Male, 20s-30s, Creole Heritage, God brother to Oya, begins the play a boy and ends it as a man.
Ogun -- Male, 20s-30s, African American, with Oya for a time, Nephew of Aunt Elegua.
Mama Moja, The Woman who Reminds you -- Female, 50-70, African American, Mother of Oya, Godmother to Elegba.
Aunt Elegua -- Female, 50-70, African American, Aunt to Ogun, Godmother to Oya.
Nia -- Female, 20s-30s, girl from around the way.
Shun -- Female, 20s-30s, Fair African American, girl from around the way, friend to Nia.
Shango -- Male, 20s-30s, Dark African American, with Oya for a time.
O Li Roon, The Man from State -- Male, 40s-50s, White.
The Egungun -- Male, 20s-30s, DJ, boy from around the way.

Ben -- Male, 30s - 40s, raised somewhere inland: Kansas City or Denver, was recently laid off from his job.
Kenny -- Male, 30s-40s, raised in several cities in California until his parents split up and he moved to Omaha with his mom, works as a warehouse manager, fresh out of major substance abuse rehab.
Sharon -- Female, 30s-40s, raised in Tucson, AZ until she was 9, she moved around with her mom until her mom moved back to AZ with a boyfriend. Sharon lived with her best friend to finish high school. She works at a phone bank answering customer service calls, fresh out of major substance abuse rehab.
Frank - Late 70's, early 80's - spry and happy