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Jobs In Acting For Play "Cat On a Hot Tin Roof"

Davidson, NC, United States
ID: 213588Exp: 1/31/2023

The company is holding auditions for "Cat On a Hot Tin Roof" and looking for actors, please see the details below. About the project: In a plantation house, a family celebrates the sixty-fifth birthday of Big Daddy, as they sentimentally dub him. The mood is somber, despite the festivities, because a number of evils poison the gaiety: greed, sins of the past and desperate, clawing hopes for the future spar with one another as the knowledge that Big Daddy is dying slowly makes the rounds. Maggie, Big Daddy’s daughter-in-law, wants to give him the news that she’s finally become pregnant by Big Daddy’s favorite son, Brick, but Brick won’t cooperate in Maggie’s plans and prefers to stay in a mild alcoholic haze the entire length of his visit. Maggie has her own interests at heart in wanting to become pregnant, of course, but she also wants to make amends to Brick for an error in judgment that nearly cost her her marriage. Swarming around Maggie and Brick are their intrusive, conniving relatives, all eager to see Maggie put in her place and Brick tumbled from his position of most-beloved son. By evening’s end, Maggie’s ingenuity, fortitude and passion will set things right, and Brick’s love for his father, never before expressed, will retrieve him from his path of destruction and return him, helplessly, to Maggie’s loving arms. Additional info: Auditions will consist of cold reads from the script. Actors interested in Big Daddy, Brick, and Maggie are encouraged to consider preparing a memorized monologue to showcase memorization ability. Production Dates: March 23 – April 2 Please see the attachment for more details.

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8 roles

Margaret [Maggie]Female23-30 y.o.All ethnicities

Wife of Brick. Sharp tongue; a calculating survivor.

BrickMale25-35 y.o.All ethnicities

Youngest son of Big Daddy and Big Mama, husband of Maggie. Ex-professional/collegiate football player.

GooperMale35-40 y.o.All ethnicities

The oldest son of Big Daddy and Big Mama, husband of Mae, father of five children. The unloved and unnoticed son; Seeking to be the loved and noticed son; Successful lawyer with tediousness.

MaeFemale30-38 y.o.All ethnicities

Wife of Gooper, mother of five children with one on the way. Schemer; Cutesy-aging beauty queen; Listener through keyholes; Inept manipulator; Excitable.

Big DaddyMale63-67 y.o.All ethnicities

Head of the household, husband of 40 years to Big Mama; Hard and insensitive; Domineering; Fills a room with his presence.

Big MamaFemale60-65 y.o.All ethnicities

Wife of Big Daddy; Suffering in silence for 40 years; Unreciprocated love from husband and children; Soft and round; Appears less intelligent than she really is; Drained strength; False humor.

Reverend TookerMale40-69 y.o.All ethnicities

A tactless, opportunistic, and hypocritical guest at Big Daddy’s birthday party.

Doctor BaughMale40-79 y.o.All ethnicities

The sober Baugh is Big Daddy’s physician.