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"Sweat" Show In Search of Performers

Allentown, PA, United StatesID: 215688Exp: 2/20/2023

Talent wanted for the play "Sweat" by Lynn Nottage. Please see the details below. About the project: Filled with warm humor and tremendous heart, "Sweat" tells the story of a group of friends in Reading PA, who have spent their lives sharing drinks, secrets, and laughs while working together on the factory floor. But when layoffs and picket lines begin to chip away at their trust, the friends find themselves pitted against each other in a heart-wrenching fight to stay afloat. Winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize. Additional info: *Please park in the lot directly in front of the theatre. The theatre is the building with the bright blue awning and a ramp in the front* Callbacks, if needed, will be announced at a later date. Please come prepared with a one-minute comedic or dramatic monologue. Sides from the script will also be provided. Headshots and resumes are encouraged, but not required. Please bring a list of conflict dates. Performance dates and times: May 12th - 7:30pm May 13th - 7:30pm May 14th - 2:00pm May 19th - 7:30pm May 20th - 7:30pm May 21st - 2:00pm All performances will be held at Between the Lines Studio Theatre Please see the attachment for details. If you are interested, please apply.

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9 roles

JasonBoth genders22-28 y.o.White / Caucasian

Male presenting. Blue collar, sullen and angry about his prospects as he faces his life after prison.

ChrisBoth genders22-28 y.o.African-American

Male presenting. Blue collar. He has higher plans than his friend, Jason. He's enrolled in the local college and doesn't want to continue to work in the factory.

TraceyMale40-50 y.o.White / Caucasian

Female presenting. Blue collar, widow. She is Jason's mother, She has strong feelings and finds it difficult to be empathetic.

CynthiaMale40-50 y.o.African-American

Female presenting. Blue collar. She is Chris's mother. Cynthia applies for and wins a promotion to management, causing a painful rift with Tracey

StanMale40-55 y.o.White / Caucasian

Male presenting. Blue collar. He is the bartender, though not the owner of the bar that is the center of most of the action.

JessieBoth genders40-50 y.o.White / Caucasian

Female presenting. Recently separated from her husband, She wishes she had made different choices.

EvanBoth genders30-40 y.o.African-American

Male presenting. Parole officer, He's tough and compassionate.

BrucieBoth genders45-55 y.o.African-American

Male presenting. He is Cynthia's estranged husband and Chris's father.

OscarMale20-24 y.o.African-American

Male presenting. Dominican. Bar-back. He is a quiet, proud, hard-working, outcast who has ambitions to work in the factory but the union won't allow him in.