African American Female Actors (Experienced)

07/30/2012

Philadelphia
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location: Philadelphia, PA

Category: Theater

African American Female Actors (Experienced). EPAC –Expressions Performing Arts Company is currently auditioning
actors with the acting range and experience necessary to play mature female roles in our upcoming play Miss Minnie Mae’s Goin Home Party opening Fall 2012.

Contacts:
Rose DiFranco Grelis, Edmonia Hite-Thomas
Producer Playwright/Director
610-328-9784 267-251-5406
rgrelis@me.com edmonia724@verizon.net
Synopsis

MISS MINNIE MAE’S GOIN HOME PARTY is the poignant story of Minnie Mae Walker, an African American antiques dealer. After her untimely death, her friends go about the business of planning her funeral, and in the process discover Minnie Mae has been keeping secrets. Set in the 1960s, the story takes place in Miss Minnie Mae’s Antiques and Collectables Shop located on Point Breeze Avenue in South Philadelphia. Served with generous portions of mystery, intrigue and suspense, MISS MINNIE MAE’S GOIN HOME PARTY is unexpectedly amusing and thoroughly entertaining. The unforgettable cast of characters, Brucie, Duke, Reddick, Flossie, and Tiny with their smart and witty dialogue will have audiences laughing long after they’ve left the theater. In the end, MISS MINNIE MAE’S GOIN HOME PARTY gently reminds us of our mortality and perhaps our secret desire that one day family and friends will celebrate our lives by hosting a fabulous Goin Home Party!

CAST (6 Female Actors, 1 Male Actor)

REDDICK (BETTY ANNE REDDICK)
A mature school teacher and daughter of a deceased prominent minister.

BRUCIE (ELLA MAE BRUCE)
A mature dim-witted
widow.

FLOSSIE (FLORENCE DILLARD)
A mature glamour girl
employed by Strawbridges
Department Store.

TINY (TYNELIA RUFFIN)
A nurse with an eight year-old son
and a mother with Alzheimer’s.

MISS MINNIE MAY WALKER:
(Ghost) A mature female
and owner of Minnie Mae’s
Antiques and Collectables Shop.

DUKE (HENRIETTA ROSALIE JOHNSON)
A lawyer living in New York and
Minnie Mae’s adopted daughter.

*SOLDIER GHOST (LONNIE SLOANE)
A deceased male soldier
formerly engaged to Minnie Mae.

E P A C

EXPRESSIONS PERFORMING ARTS COMPANY

Mission Statement

EPAC-Expressions Performing Arts Company is a not-for-profit theater company founded in 2010 by a group of visual and performing arts education professionals. EPAC is dedicated to the creation, development, and professional production of original works free of commercial considerations and written in the grand tradition of the American dramatic and musical theater. Our goals are to encourage and develop new acting talent and contribute to the advancement of theatre experiences in the lives of otherwise underserviced segments of the population. EPAC-Expressions Performing Arts Company makes theatre fun and relevant to today’s complex audiences by actively responding to contemporary theater goers in a creative environment through programs that open the way for increased public recognition and enrichment of the nation’s theater.

Job type: Other

Casting Location: Philadelphia, PA
Contact email: Edmonia724@verizon.net

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