Theater: Musicals

Production: 'Pullman Porter Blues' (See all 5 roles)

Cephus (Lead)

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Production Details

Casting "Pullman Porter Blues," by Cheryl L. West.

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Male, ages 18-25, African Descent, African American

Role Description

Cephus: (Lead) handsome, intelligent, proud, charismatic, has a big heart, compassionate, quite the intellect and his father has worked very hard to afford university as an option for Cephus, however Cephus’ ambition is to be a 3rd generation Pullman porter. He has a difficult time standing up to his father. He is a gentle man and the violence in the play comes as a surprise. Must be able to carry a tune but does not have to be a “singer”.