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Actors Needed for Plays Audition

Tulsa, OK, United States
ID: 265626Exp: 7/15/2024
Description:

Actors wanted for "A Raisin in the Sun" & "Waiting to be Invited" shows. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE CONSIDERED. Please see the details below. About the project: “A Raisin in the Sun”: Five people across three generations live in a tiny two-bedroom apartment in 1950s Chicago's racially segregated South Side. After the death of Walter Younger, Sr., his family anxiously awaits a $10,000 life insurance check, each seeing it as a ticket to their dreams. Widow Lena ("Mama") wants to buy a house; son Walter Lee wants to open a liquor store; daughter Beneatha dreams of medical school. Walter Lee’s wife, Ruth, is torn but wants the best for their son, Travis. Tensions rise over how to spend the money. “Waiting to be Invited”: In the summer of 1964 in Atlanta, four middle-aged Black women, who work together at a doll factory, take a city bus to a segregated restaurant in a downtown department store. Their aim is to exercise their newly granted civil rights after the Supreme Court's ruling against segregation in dining establishments. This humorous and poignant play has won the Kennedy Center Roger L. Stevens Award for New Playwrights and the Adrienne Kennedy Award for Most Promising Young Dramatist. Rate: Actors will be compensated. Additional info: Auditions will include cold readings from the script. Please be prepared to read for various roles. While headshots and resumes are not mandatory, bringing them is encouraged if available. Callback Date: July 17th at 6 PM. Performance Dates: A Raisin in the Sun: September 20th - 29th 2024 Waiting to be Invited: October 3rd - 6th 2024 If you are interested, please apply.

13 roles

Beneatha Younger ('Bennie')Female19-25 y.o.African-American

College student, dreams of being a doctor. “A Raisin in the Sun”

Lena Younger ('Mama')Female55-65 y.o.African-American

Matriarch, wants to buy a house. “A Raisin in the Sun”

Ruth YoungerFemale29-37 y.o.African-American

Practical, Walter’s wife, Travis’s mother. “A Raisin in the Sun”

Joseph AsagaiMale20-28 y.o.African-American

Nigerian student, proud of his heritage. “A Raisin in the Sun”

George MurchisonMale25-35 y.o.African-American

Wealthy, dates Beneatha. “A Raisin in the Sun”

Mr. Karl LindnerMale35-50 y.o.White / Caucasian

From the Clybourne Park Improvement Association. “A Raisin in the Sun”

BoboMale30-40 y.o.African-American

Walter’s business partner. “A Raisin in the Sun”

Ms. LouiseFemale36-44 y.o.African-American

“Waiting to be Invited”

Ms. OdessaFemale50-59 y.o.African-American

“Waiting to be Invited”

Ms. DeloresFemale35-39 y.o.African-American

“Waiting to be Invited”

Ms. RuthFemale36-44 y.o.All ethnicities

Light complexioned. “Waiting to be Invited”

Palmeroy BatemanMale45-49 y.o.African-American

Bus driver. “Waiting to be Invited”

Ms. GraysonMale56-56 y.o.White / Caucasian

Early to late 70s. “Waiting to be Invited”