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Seeking Cast for "Leaving Iowa" Play

Champaign, IL, United StatesID: 215856Exp: 2/3/2023

Looking for actors to cast in the play "Leaving Iowa". Please see the details below for more information. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE CONSIDERED. About the project: Synopsis: Leaving Iowa is the story of Don Browning, a middle-aged writer, who returns home and decides to finally take his father's ashes to his childhood home, as requested. But when Don discovers Grandma's house is now a grocery store, he begins traveling across Iowa searching for a proper resting place for his father. This father-and-son road trip shifts smoothly from the present to Don's memories of the annual, torturous vacations of his childhood. Don's existential journey leads him to reconcile his past and present at the center of the United States. Leaving Iowa is a postcard to anyone who has ever found himself or herself driving alone on a road, revisiting fond memories of his or her youth. Additional info: Callbacks (If needed): Sunday, February 5, 1:00 - 3:00 PM; Champaign Public Library Robeson Pavilion Room B Read-through: - Wednesday, February 15, 6:30 PM, University Laboratory High School. Rehearsals start March 7, Monday through Friday 6:30 - 9:30 PM. Location TBA. Tech & Dress Rehearsals April 23 - April 27. Performances April 28, 29, May 5, 6 at 7:30 PM and Sundays April 30 and May 7 at 2:00 PM. If you are interested, please apply.

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26 roles

Don BrowningMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Adult writer, young boy in flashbacks.

DadMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Don’s Father.

MomFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Don’s Mother, past and present.

SisFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Don’s Sister, past and present.

BobMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Hog Farmer.

Uncle PhilMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Don’s Uncle.

Fruit Cart GuyMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Man with vegetable stand.

GrandpaMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Don’s Grandfather.

Cart ChaserMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Grocery Store Employee.

Joe HoefingersMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Farmer with Hoe.

Jack SingerMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Don’s childhood friend, now a professor.

Amish GuyMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Amish Peddler at flea market.

Civil War GuyMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Civil War performer/narrator at museum.

FredMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Mechanic, fixes Don’s car.

Hotel ClerkMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Unhappy old man.

WayneMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Stoic water with mullet.

JudyFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Hog Farmer Bob’s Wife.

Aunt PhyllisFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Don’s Aunt.

Fruit Cart GalFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Co-owner of fruit cart, wife of Fruit Cart Guy.

GrandmaFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Don’s Grandmother.

Shopping LadyFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Woman in grocery store parking lot.

Amish GalFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Wife of Amish Guy at flea market.

Museum AssistantFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Assistant to Civil War Guy.

JamieFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Works with Fred at auto repair shop.

Drunk LadyFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Patron in Hotel.

JessieFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Nighttime waitress.