Equity Auditions NYC for “American Schemes” – 3, one-act plays by Radha Blank. Actors interested in auditioning must email a headshot and resume to the email address at the end of this casting notice .
CityParks SummerStage is now taking actors submissions for the production of “American Schemes”. “American Schemes” is set for 4 performances in early July.
Rehearsals for the performances will be in June. The show is Produced by Freedome Bradley and directed by Charlotte Brathwaite.
AMERICAN SCHEMES….is three stories that explore the enigma of the American Dream. Through laughter, tears and fears, AMERICAN SCHEMES follows people from different ethnic and economic backgrounds who all want the same thing; to ‘make it’ in America. But what does it mean to ‘make it’? And what will it cost?
SEEKING THE FOLLOWING CHARACTERS:
ONE. BIG. HAPPY.
What would make the perfect child? Prospective parents Tracy and Daryl wonder who their little girl might be. But are they the perfect parents?
[DARYL]: Black man, 30’s. Lawyer. Wears a suit but tows the line between the corporate world and the hood he was raised in. Cheerful, optimist but with a clear sense of reality.
FATOU & LUCY & THELMA & LOUISE -
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[LUCY]: Korean woman, 20’s-30’s. Rough around the edges, witty and exuberant. Funny, observant and nostalgic. Knowledge of Korean language a plus.
[ROSA]: Hispanic woman (Mexican, Central American), 30’s-40’s. Sweet in demeanor, soft in appearance. Quiet but with a strong stature. She’s a peacekeeper, gives encouragement.
Please e-mail picture and resume to Lawrence Evans. Auditions will be held Monday, May 24 by appointment only. Callbacks are scheduled for Thursday, May 27. 1st Rehearsal: June 14, 2010. Performs July 2, 3, 9, 10 at St. Mary’s Park and Crotona Park, Bronx, NY. Total of 4 performances.
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