Theater: Musicals

Production: 'One Sleepy Night' (See both roles)

Benny "Grandpa" Wilson (Supporting)

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Production Details

Casting "One Sleepy Night," the musical.

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Male, ages 65-75, Caucasian

Role Description

Benny "Grandpa" Wilson: (Supporting) humorous, warm-hearted, likable but struggling, married to Jeannie, also Kaspar the Head Wise Man in the play within the play, is becoming a bit reclusive, hides away with his telescope looking at the stars, grandma thinks he’s getting far too sullen and spending too much time day-dreaming with his "head in the clouds," the remedy she believes is for him to get out more with her and she’s determined that this Christmas is going to be the turning point, early on we hear Grandpa's point of view about the need to have a "broader vision," somehow, though, now that he's getting older, he finds himself wrestling with the meaning of his life and not quite capable of reaching for the stars, he's brought back into the moment when he learns that Suzy, his grand-daughter, has the whole story of Christmas mixed up, begins to set her straight.


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