The Gangbusters Theatre Company
Christian Levatino, writer/dir.
Casting “Sunny Afternoon,” the world premiere of the Gangbusters Theatre Company’s award-winning Fringe workshop. The play is a 13 actor ensemble piece that follows the 48 hours during which Lee Harvey Oswald was in the custody of Dallas Police Department Captain William Fritz.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Rehearsals begin Sept. 2; runs Oct. 5-Nov. 24 in L.A.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
Pays AEA min. per show. Equity 99-Seat Plan.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Captain William Fritz (Lead):
Male, 48-70, Caucasian
relaxed Dallas Homicide Captain, a real good 'ole boy, always in control, speaks softly, but only because he can.
Lee Harvey Oswald (Lead):
Male, 22-36, Caucasian
5'8"-5'11", skinny 150-165 lbs, believes himself to be innocent but a part of him rather enjoys all the attention. Think Edward Norton/Josep...
Chief Jesse Curry (Supporting):
Male, 51-70, Caucasian
on edge, supervised the route, was driving the follow up car and has his old boss J. Edgar Hoover on him to hand over all the evidence.
Secret Service Agent Forrest Sorrels (Lead):
Male, 27-42, Caucasian
the Agent in Charge on the day, riding in the follow up car with Chief Curry, rode with Kennedy's body on the way to Parkland Hospital, by t...
FBI Agent James Hosty (Supporting):
Male, 30-42, Caucasian
had prior knowledge of Oswald's existence in Dallas, had even questioned Marina in the weeks leading up to the assassination.
FBI Agent James Bookout (Supporting):
Male, 28-40, Caucasian
Hosty's partner, more hard edged then Hosty, quiet until it the time is ripe.
Asst. DA Bill Alexander (Supporting):
Males & Females, 29-45, Caucasian
the man on the scene, has knowledge of everything and "feelers" all over Dallas, has a hard on for trouble, carries two pistols and a blade ...
DA Henry Wade (Supporting):
Male, 42-62, Caucasian
has presence, compassion, cool and composure, as well as the dual pleasure of dealing with the Oswald interrogation as well as speaking to t...
Det. Elmer Boyd (Supporting):
Male, 22-33, Caucasian, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race
young homicide detective with a good heart, but not the brightest of the bunch.
Det. Richard Simms (Supporting):
Male, 22-38, Caucasian
the smarter of the two detectives. Richard is Fritz's right hand man.
Clarence Shoemake (Supporting):
Male, 41-65, African Descent, African American
the police station janitor. Only one scene, but an extremely important role.
Postal Inspector HD Holmes (Supporting):
Female, 34-64, Caucasian
sassy and obsessive Postal Inspector. Has had her eye on Oswald for months and now she gets to interrogate him.
Male, 35-50, Caucasian
a man of intrigue, may very well be the most interesting man in the world.
Seeking submissions from: Los Angeles, CA
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