Theater: Plays

'The Beautiful Dark'

Casting notice expires: May 21, 2013

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Redtwist Theatre
Jessie Chappie, casting dir.

Production Description

Casting the world premier of a new play. Failing out of college, Jacob returns home to the solace of his room, and turns inside to the "beautiful dark" of his soul. He is angry, moody, and depressed, while his mother bargains, coerces, and pleads. His past suicide attempt has Nancy on edge and she finally convinces Jacob to enroll in community college. From this deceitful calm, she makes a startling discovery and is forced to confront her darkest suspicions. Is her son capable of the unthinkable? And can she stop him before it’s too late?

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Rehearses June 18-July 26; runs through Sept. 1, with possible extension through Sept. 15 in Chicago, IL.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Modest pay.


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