Dallas Theater Auditions “Our Town”

03/29/2011

Actors wanted Dallas

Casting notice posted on auditionsfree.com, casting location: Dallas
FRISCO COMMUNITY THEATRE (non equity) is holding auditions for
OUR TOWN by Thornton Wilder
Directed by John S. Davies

Rehearsals: April 11 through May 26, 2011
Performances: May 27 through June 11, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM, Sundays at 2:30PM

Auditions: Tuesday, April 5, 7-10 PM; Wednesday, April 6, 7-10 PM; Thursday, April 7, 7-10 PM

Location: Frisco Discovery Center 8004 North Dallas Parkway, Frisco, TX 75034
South of Main St., Frisco and one block east of the parkway off Cotton Gin Road

Call 214-212-9616 or email fct@flash.net to request an appointment time.

You can probably find a copy of the script at S.T.A.G.E. or a local library. Auditions will consist of reading from Sides which will be available at the auditions… bring a photo and resume, even if you have auditioned for us before. Our last two productions played to sold out audiences. Audition to join the cast of our very successful theater company.

Synopsis: This is a classic play about life in a small town in New Hampshire in the early 1900’s. It celebrates relationships that surround us in our everyday living. Wilder’s principal message is that people should appreciate the details and interactions of everyday life while they live them.
All Roles are Available

Characters: This is a large cast of about 20 characters, male and female, ranging in age from the teens to middle age and a few older.
Males:
Stage Manager The narrator of the play; Also takes on a number of minor roles
George Gibbs Must be able to play an older teen to a young adult
Dr. Gibbs Town Physician, 40s – 50s
Mr. Webb Editor of local paper, 40s – 50s
Simon Stimson 30s, Church choir master, alcoholic
Wally Webb Pre teen
Howie Newsome 40s, Milkman
Joe Crowell Teen- newspaper delivery boy
Si Crowell Teen- Joe’s younger brother, takes over news delivery
Professor Willard 50s – 60s, Prof. at local college
Constable Warren 40s
Sam Craig 30s, Emily’s out of town cousin
Joe Stoddard 50s – 60s, Town undertaker
Females:
Emily Webb Must be able to play an older teen to a young adult
Mrs. Gibbs 40s – 50s, Wife of Dr. Gibbs
Mrs. Webb 40s – 50s, Wife of Mr. Webb
Mrs. Soames 50s – 60s, Member of the church choir
Rebecca Gibbs Pre teen

Casting Location: Dallas

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