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Production: FL, Asolo Repertory Theatre 2013-14 Season

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Casting Asolo Repertory Theatre's 2013-14 season. Season includes, "Show Boat" with music by Jerome Kern, book & lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein (Rehearsals begin Oct. 15; runs Nov. 15...more

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Seeking

Males & Females, ages 18+, All Ethnicities

Role Description

All Roles: (Supporting)

Auditions

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FULL CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

SHOW BOAT
music Jerome Kern
book lyrics Oscar Hammerstein II
Dir: by Rob Ruggiero
1st REH 15-Oct, OPEN: 15-Nov. CLOSE: 29-Dec 2013
Seeking:

CAPTAIN ANDY HAWKS
Early 40s-Early 50s. Bluff, hale and hearty. Good-spirited, warm, open. A friendly father figure. Gentle, sweet, but with a touch of the showman.

ELLIE MAY CHIPLEY
Early 20s–Early 30s. Bright and cheery, sweet. Warm-hearted yet ambitious. Funny.

FRANK SCHULTZ
Late 20s–Mid 30s. Good-natured, strong. Not too bright, but well-meaning. Stalwart.

PARTHY ANN HAWKS
Early 40s–Early 50s. Pragmatic, pessimistic. Always the one who sees the harsh realities, but though she might complain, she’s devoted to her family.

JULIE LAVERNE
Early 20s–Early 30s. Beautiful, talented, has an easy femininity. Eye-catching and mysterious. Hiding a deep secret.

STEVE BAKER
Late 20s–Late 30s. Handsome, a matinee idol. Rugged and strong. Brimming with machismo.

QUEENIE
Mid 30s–Late 40s. African-American. No-nonsense, direct. Pleasant and warm, but her personal qualities are somewhat masked by her professional demeanor.

JOE
Late 30s–Late 40s. African-American. Strong and reliable. A bit world weary but resilient.

MAGNOLIA HAWKS
Early 20s–Late 20s. Sweet and guileless. A charming innocent. Beautiful and not yet jaded by the world.

GAYLORD RAVENAL
Mid 20s–Mid 30s. Dashing, handsome, and gallant, a bit of a scoundrel. There’s a good heart in there somewhere, but he’s also a bit of a cad.

PETE GAVIN
Early 20s – Late 30s. Brooding and brutish, menacing and obsessive. A bully. ALSO PLAYS JEB.

JEB
Any age. Burly and tough. Menacing and frightening. ALSO PLAYS PETE.

SHERIFF IKE VALLON
Late 40s–Early 60s. Well-meaning and kind, but he IS the law. He will not be pushed around.

JAKE
Any age. Jaded, worldly, someone who has seen it all. A bit removed, distant.

KIM
Early 20s–Late 20s. Just like her mother at her age. Sweet and guileless. A charming innocent. Beautiful and not yet jaded by the world.

MOTHER SUPERIOR
Late 40s–Mid 60s. Reverent and holy, firm, serene. A sense of calm and strength.

WILLY
Any age. Solid and hardworking, reliable and strong.

CHARLIE
Any age. Friendly and blustery, no-nonsense.

WINDY
Early 50s–Mid 60s. Wise and kind, steady and calm. Relaxed, at ease.

GOVERNESS
Any age. Firm and no-nonsense, a good worker, knows her place. ALSO PLAYS LOTTIE.

DOTTIE
Early 20s – Mid 30s. Flirty and fun, easy-going and up for a good time. Likes to party, charming.

LOTTIE
Early 20s – Mid 30s. Flirty and fun, easy-going and up for a good time. Likes to party, charming. ALSO PLAYS THE GOVERNESS.

YOUNG KIM
10 – 12. Delightful and full of energy, bright and sweet, happy, open and full of life and wonder.

4 ENSEMBLE
Any age, plays multiple roles.

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PHILADELPHIA, HERE I COME!
by Brian Friel
Dir Frank Galati
1st REH 30-Nov 2013. OPEN 10-Jan 2014. CLOSE 12-Apr 2014

PUBLIC GAR
Early 20s–Early 30s. Engaging and outgoing, a fun and cheery young man, idealistic. Sometimes prone to bouts of melancholy and introspection, a dreamer. Filled with yearning and longing.

PRIVATE GAR
Early 20s – Early 30s. The inner self of Public Gar. His “spirit,” conscience, secret thoughts, and id, if you will. Feels everything intensely. The emotional highs are very high and the lows devastating. Passionate, mercurial.

The roles of MASTER BOYLE, SB O’DONNELL, MADGE MULHERN, CANON O’BYRNE, TOM, JOE, NED, KATIE DOOGAN, and SENATOR DOOGAN Have Been Cast.

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OTHER DESERT CITIES
by Jon Robin Baitz
Dir Greg Leaming
1st REH 3-Dec 2013. OPEN: 17-Jan 2014. CLOSE 27-Feb 2014

POLLY WYETH
Early 60s–Late 70s. Elegant, forthright, whip-smart. The consummate wealthy Reaganite housewife – nothing is ever out of place and her feathers are never ruffled.

LYMAN WYETH
Early 60s–Late 70s. Sturdy in the way of old Californians of a particular type. Described as oak-like.

The roles of SILDA GRAUMAN, TRIP WYETH, and BROOKE WYETH Have Been Cast

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VANYA & SONIA & MASHA & SPIKE
by Christopher Durang
Dir Peter Amster
1st REH 17-Dec 2013. OPEN 24-Jan 2014. CLOSE 13-Apr 2014

MASHA
Late 40s–Late 50s. Glamorous and successful actress. A high society world traveler. Conscious of the fact that she’s the main family breadwinner. Self involved and over-the-top.

CASSANDRA
Early 20s–Early 60s. Cleaning lady and soothsayer. Mystical, earthy, warm. Friendly and easygoing but tough when necessary. African-American.

The roles of SONIA, VANYA, NINA, and SPIKE Have Been Cast

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THE GRAPES OF WRATH
by John Steinbeck, adapted by Frank Galati
Dir Michael Donald Edwards
1st REH 28-Jan 2014. OPEN 14-Mar 2014. CLOSE 19-Apr 2014

ELIZABETH SANDRY/ENSEMBLE
Late 30s – Mid 50s. Righteous and full of fire, a true believer. Judgmental and slightly vicious towards those who do not share her beliefs.

TOM JOAD
Early 20s–Late 20s. Solid, strong, a bit rough. Deep down, a good-hearted young man, but one who has been disillusioned by life. Struggles to do the right thing. Has a hot temper that he struggles to control.

CONNIE RIVERS/ENSEMBLE
Early 20s–Late 20s. Gentle, means well but unable to live up to the challenges life puts before him. Slightly lazy, prone to being a layabout, cowardly.

WINFIELD JOAD
10– 2. Full of energy, bright and sweet, happy, open and full of life and wonder.

RUTHIE JOAD
10–12. Full of energy, bright and sweet, happy, open and full of life and wonder.

1st CAMP GIRL/ENSEMBLE
10–12. Full of energy, bright and sweet, happy, open and full of life and wonder.

SON OF MAN IN BARN/ENSEMBLE
10–12. Tired, hungry, frightened. Beaten down by life, but still scrappy. A fighter.

CAMP PROPRIETOR/ENSEMBLE
Any age. Solid, working-class. No-nonsense, not afraid to defend what’s his. A bit hard.

MAN GOING BACK/ENSEMBLE
Any age. Bitter, disillusioned, profoundly wounded by misfortune.

WILLY/ENSEMBLE
Any age. Officious, no-nonsense, firm and forthright. Someone who knows the rules and upholds them.

The roles of UNCLE JOHN JOAD, PA JOAD, GRANDMA JOAD, GRANDPA JOAD, MA JOAD, JIM CASY, 1st NARRATOR, ROSE OF SHARON, AGGIE WAINWRIGHT, NOAH JOAD, AL JOAD, MRS. WAINWRIGHT, and MULEY GRAVES Have Been Cast

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HERO: The Musical
music/lyrics Michael Mahler
book / concept Aaron Thielen
Dir David H. Bell
1st REH 1-Apr 2014. OPEN 2-May 2014. CLOSE 1-Jun 2014

HERO BATOWSKI
Late 20s–Early 30s. Genial, sweet, a dreamer. Incredibly talented artist but keeps it hidden. Still reeling from personal tragedy that happened years ago and he never moved on.

AL BATOWSKI
Early 50s–Early 60s. Funny and charming, a big kid himself and kind of a soft touch. Loves his son, but worries about what will happen to him if he can’t get out of the rut he’s in. Somewhat physically weakened after a heart attack a few years ago and a leg injury sustained in a car crash ten years ago.

JANE FOSTER
Late 20s–Early 30s. Extremely positive, has the ability to make the world around her a happier, better place. Makes everyone around her better. Powerful heart, even though it has been often broken. Needed to discover the power to protect herself.

KIRK
Late 20s–Early 30s. Fearless. Fiercely loyal. Ability to communicate with anyone and get what he wants. Super human charm. Funny and a bit of a self-professed ladies’ man.

SUSAN SCHMITTY
Late 20s–Early 30s. Superior organizational skills. Incredibly self-protective exterior. A bit of a loner and very awkward, but a giant heart lurks underneath her outer shell. Quirky and endearing.

NATE
10–12. Expert chess player. He is independent and wise beyond his years, but a bit socially awkward. For his size, he is very strong and quick.

TED
Late 20s–Early 30s. Professional slacker, but very sweet, smart, and kind. A good soul.

KYLE
Early 40s-Late 40s. Wise, caring, and kind. A bit lost in life, but gets a lot out of helping others.

ADELE
Early 20s–Late 30s. A Guardian Angel who protects Al and Hero, she is Hero’s mother who died in a car crash ten years ago. Beautiful, wise, mysterious, and ethereal.

JOHN TIMMONS
Late 30s–Early 50s. No-nonsense, firm, and businesslike, but a genuinely good person. Willing to take a chance on those he recognizes as talented.

2 ENSEMBLE
Any age, plays multiple roles.

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Historic Asolo Theater (LORT D):

4000 Miles
by Amy Herzog
1st REH. 11-Mar. OPEN 4-Apr 2014. CLOSE 27-Apr 2014

VERA JOSEPH
Late 70s–Early 90s. Physically tiny and verging on frail, but buoyant of spirit and energy. Forthright and plain spoken. Sharp despite her years.

AMANDA
Late teens–Mid 20s. Pretty, fashion-forward, party girl. Giggly and fun. Smart and feisty. Chinese-American.

The roles of BEC and LEO JOSEPH-CONNELL Have Been Cast

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Also seeking understudies.