The Very Little Theatre
Michael Walker, dir.
Casting Martin McDonagh 's strange comic tale in the great tradition of Irish storytelling. Set in 1934, on a remote island off the west coast of Ireland, the story begins with reports of a famous Hollywood director arriving on a neighboring island to film 'Man of Aran.' More than anyone else, the person who wants to be in the film is young Cripple Billy, desperate to break away from the bitter tedium of his daily life.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Production runs July 26-Aug. 11 at the Very Little Theatre in Eugene, OR.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Billy Claven (Lead):
Male, 17-18, Caucasian
a boy with physical deformities that render both his left arm and right leg useless, attempts to audition for a role in the film 'Man of Ara...
Kate Osbourne (Supporting):
Female, 63-67, Caucasian
one of Billy’s two always-anxious, adoptive aunts, she keeps busy tending to the under-stocked country store, like her sister Eileen, she sp...
Eileen Osbourne (Supporting):
Female, 63-68, Caucasian
the second and less harsh of Billy’s worrisome aunts, she is also aware of his inadequacies and worries constantly about Billy’s well-being....
Male, 60-66, Caucasian
a stocky and bitter man, who serves as Inishmaan’s primary source of gossip embodies the, he also acts as a comedic and dramatic antithesis ...
Helen McCormick (Supporting):
Female, 17-19, Caucasian
a brutally comedic character who can be fiery & haughty one moment, begrudgingly caring the next, her self-confidence is part of what makes ...
Bartley McCormick (Supporting):
Male, 16-17, Caucasian
the epitome of the rural teenage boy, looking almost desperately for excitement, he loves sweets, really wants a telescope, is a bit afraid ...
Babbybobby Bennet (Supporting):
Male, 30-34, Caucasian
one of Inishmaan’s resident boatmen, seems to be a laconic older man in a young man’s body, a widower whose wife’s premature death at the ha...
Doctor McSharry (Supporting):
Males & Females, 40-45, Caucasian
the professional, yet exasperated, island doctor, who can often see the extent of the absurdity on the island.
Female, 80-94, Caucasian
Johnnypateen’s alchoholic, foul-mouthed, ancient old mother, who Johnny would love nothing more than to have her up and die.
Seeking submissions from: Eugene, OR
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