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'It's a Wonderful Life,' A Live Radio Play

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Company

The Creative Edge-LAPC Theatre
Frank Catalano, casting

Production Description

Casting a live stage presentation of a radio version of "It's a Wonderful Life," set in a Manhattan radio station in the 1940’s. Producer states: "This will be a fun production with a relatively light rehearsal period. We are open to celebrity submissions."

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Rehearses Sept.-Dec. (three days/wk., 4-7 p.m.). Previews begin Dec. 5; runs Dec. 6 & 7 at 8 p.m., Dec. 8 at 2 p.m., Dec. 13 at 8 p.m., Dec. 14 at 8 p.m. and possibly 2 p.m., and Dec. 15 at 2 p.m.

Auditions

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General Side for It's a Wonderful Life (male/female)

Generic sample not from play just to give us an idea of your voice quality:

DOG PEOPLE AND CAT PEOPLE

Okay, I’ll admit it. I’m a dog person. It doesn’t mean that I don’t like cats. Cats are cool but I relate to dogs better. Dog people tend to hang out together. They support one another in their “doggedness.” They are more co-dependent. They go to coffee shops and shopping malls with their canine friends seeking to connect with other dog people. Why? Dog people have an insatiable desire to connect and be validated. They need to be told they are okay and that their world is a happy place. Now, cat people… they just don’t care. They are mostly loners. Have no real friends and pretend to be popular when the truth is… nobody likes them. Dog people carry pictures of their dogs around with them in their smart phones and wallets. They talk to their dogs as if they were humans and pretend they can answer them. “See Skippy wag his tail? That means he wants his cappuccino with no foam.” Cat people rarely take their feline counterparts anywhere. That’s because a cat really has very little use for a human contact. Cats use humans for a modicum of shelter and food. Other than that, a cat could care less. Dogs are needy companions who constantly require the verbal praise of their masters. Dog people say they go to dog parks to have their pets socialize with other dogs. The truth is, dog people us their pets as a social lubricant. They really go to dog parks to meet other dog people. Cat people just open the door and let them out not knowing when or if they will ever return.
Like I said, I’m one of those dog people constantly reaching out… and hoping… to connect… to someone… anyone… who is just like me.

Freddie Filmore - General Side for Voice Quality

FREDDIE FILMORE / ANNOUNCER Very good, thank you, ladies and gentlemen. Remember, this evening’s program is being broadcast live
from coast to coast, and our listeners are counting on your reactions as a part of their listening pleasure. So, don’t be shy, and feel free to applaud, laugh, swoon or cry just as loud as the spirit moves you. (Receives a signal from the Stage Manager.) I’m getting the signal from our stage manager that we will be going live on the air in just less than three minutes, which allows me just enough time to introduce you to the fine acting ensemble who will be performing this evening’s entertainment. You know him from Chick Carter, Boy Detective and Cowpoke Romance, playing George Bailey, the hero of tonight’s story, Mr. Jake Laurents.