Casting for OTHER DESERT CITIES/MR. RICKEY CALLS A MEETING
Start Date 06/25/2013
End Date 07/08/2013
Date of Audition
Jewish Ensemble Theatre
6600 W. Maple Road
W. Bloomfield, MI 48322
Lower Level of the Jewish Community Center - Aaron DeRoyTheatre
Monday, July 8th from 10a-7p
To schedule an appointment please call 248-788-2900 Monday through Friday from 10a-4p ONLY.
> EPA Rules are in effect.
> A monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.
Production Manager Harold Jurkiewicz, Artistic Director David Magidson and Directors Gary Anderson and David Wolber will attend with casting authority.
MR. RICKEY CALLS A MEETING
1stReh.: January 6th
Run: January 29-February 23, 2014
OTHER DESERT CITIES a Co-production with Performance Network
1stReh.: March 31st
Run: April 23-May 18, 2014 (JET)
June 12-July 20, 2014 (Performance Network)
It will be a cold read from sides (will be provided) of the plays. Bring headshot and resume.
Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.
MR RICKY CALLS A MEETING by Ed Schmidt
Clancy Hope: a bellboy, 17 years old Afro-American boy
Branch Rickey: General Manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers - 65 years old Caucasion male
Jackie Robinson: Second baseman for the Montreal Royals - 28 years old Afro-American male
Joe Louis: Heavyweight Champion of the World, 32 years old Afro-American male
Paul Robeson: Actor, Singer, Potitical Activist - 48 years old Afro-American male
Bill 'Bonjangles' Robinson: Tap Dancer, 68 years old Afro-American male
OTHER DESERT CITIES by Jon Robin Baitz
Brooke Wyeth: woman 30's-40's, daughter of Polly and Lyman, attractive, depressed who is a newly recovering from a nervous breakdown. She has written a family memoir about the loss of her dead brother, Henry.
Polly Wyeth: woman 60-70 years old, Waspish, tough Palm Springs matron. She was a one time screenwriter turned to a staunch Republican helpmeet in the mold of Nancy Regan.
Lyman Wyeth: male 60-70 years old. A retired politician and former movie star. Former chairman of the G.O.P.
SildaGrauman: woman 60-70 years old, the alcoholic sister of Polly. She used to be a co-writer with her sister at MGM. She is a Liberal.
Trip Wyeth: male 30-40 years old. Son of Polly and Lyman, who is a producer of reality television show. He is insistently cheerful.
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