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Theatre Casting Call for "The Red Velvet Cake War"

Conyers, GA, United States
ID: 265711Exp: 7/22/2024
Description:

Looking to cast male and female performers for the "The Red Velvet Cake War" show. Find the details below. About the project: In this riotously funny Southern-fried comedy, the three Verdeen cousins—Gaynelle, Peaches, and Jimmie Wyvette—could not have picked a worse time to throw their family reunion. Their outrageous antics have delighted local gossips in the small town of Sweetgum (just down the road from Fayro) and the eyes of Texas are upon them, as their self-righteous Aunt LaMerle is quick to point out. Having “accidentally” crashed her minivan through the bedroom wall of her husband’s girlfriend’s doublewide, Gaynelle is one frazzled nerve away from a spectacular meltdown. Peaches, a saucy firebrand and the number one mortuary cosmetologist in the tri-county area, is struggling to decide if it’s time to have her long-absent trucker husband declared dead. And Jimmie Wyvette, the rough-around-the-edges store manager of Whatley’s Western Wear, is resorting to extreme measures to outmaneuver a priss-pot neighbor for the affections of Sweetgum’s newest widower. But the cousins can’t back out of the reunion now. It’s on, Gaynelle’s hosting it, and Peaches and Jimmie Wyvette have decided that its success is the perfect way to prove Gaynelle’s sanity to a skeptical court-appointed psychologist. Unfortunately, they face an uphill battle as a parade of wildly eccentric Verdeens gathers on the hottest day of July, smack-dab in the middle of Texas tornado season. Things spin hilariously out of control when a neighbor’s pet devours everything edible, a one-eyed suitor shows up to declare his love and a jaw-dropping high-stakes wager is made on who bakes the best red velvet cake. As this fast-paced romp barrels toward its uproarious climax, you’ll wish your own family reunions were this much fun!? Rate: Not paid. Additional info: PERFORMANCE DATES: September 19-22 & 26-29, 2024; Callbacks if necessary on Tuesday 7/23 @ 7 pm. Cold readings from the script. Bring a headshot and resume Be prepared to list any conflicts No conflicts at this time are not a valid response. See the attachment for details. If you are interested, please apply.

10 roles

CEE CEE WINDHAMFemale46-59 y.o.All ethnicities

The sassy and stylish host of “Hospitality House”.

GAYNELL VERDEEN BODEENFemale40-49 y.o.All ethnicities

A walking nervous breakdown.

LaMERLE VERDEN MINSHEWFemale40-70 y.o.All ethnicities

The sharp tongued matriarch of the Verdeen clan.

JIMMIE WYVETTE VERDEENFemale30-49 y.o.All ethnicities

A hearty (overweight) good ol’ girl with and unfortunate uni-brow.

PEACHES VERDEEN BELROSEFemale30-49 y.o.All ethnicities

The saucy #1 mortuarial cosmetologist in the tri-county area.

BITSY HARGISFemale30-49 y.o.All ethnicities

Gaynell’s neighbor.

SHERIFF GROVERMale40-59 y.o.All ethnicities

Stereotypical Texas sheriff with mirrored sunglasses and a bad attitude.

ELSA DOWDALLFemale20-49 y.o.All ethnicities

The skeptical court appointed psychologist.

MAMA DOLL HARGISFemale40-70 y.o.All ethnicities

Bitsy’s mother.

PURVIS VERDEENMale40-69 y.o.All ethnicities

His favorite past time is taking pictures of dead relatives.