Announcing Auditions for:
by Ernest Thompson
Directed by Heather Bottoms
January 25, 26, 27, 31, February 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9
(Callbacks on Thursday, November 15 if needed)
Roles available for 2 women, 3 men, and 1 teenage boy (boys 12 and older only please). See role descriptions below for more details. There will be cold readings from the script. Headshots/resumes are welcome, but not required.
Rehearsals will begin the week of November 26. Please bring a list of any conflict dates with you to auditions.
If you have any questions, please feel free to email the director, Heather Bottoms at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Norman Thayer, Jr. – 79, husband to Ethel, father to Chelsea. Former English Professor, wicked sense of humor, a bit rough around the edges. Strained relationship with his daughter.
Ethel Thayer – 69, wife to Norman, mother to Chelsea. Energetic, warm, balances out Norman’s moodiness.
Charlie Martin – 44, neighborhood mailman, old friend to Chelsea. Friendly, helpful, kind.
Chelsea Thayer Wayne – 42, dating Bill. Divorced, no kids. Stubborn, independent. Close to mom, strained relationship with her father.
Bill Ray – 45, dentist dating Chelsea. Father to Billy. Nice guy, a bit serious, put together.
Billy Ray – 13, son of Bill. Friendly, a bit flippant to cover his adolescent awkwardness. Really hits it off with Norman.