A Gentleman’s Agreement
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
A Simple Handshake Eliminated Black Baseball Players from the Major Leagues for Nearly Sixty Years!
Ovations Entertainment Inc. (OEi) is pleased to present A Gentleman’s Agreement, an original stage play by Kerwin D. Sims. Send a copy of your picture and bio to: email@example.com.
Please prepare a one-minute dramatic monologue. Bring picture and resume. Sides will emailed. A reader will be provided.
Monday, April 13th
Tuesday, April 14th
Thursday April 16th (call backs)
Clark Atlanta University
111 James P. Brawley Drive
Atlanta, GA 30314
CAU Mass Media Department
Woodruff Library (lower level)
“Black Box” Room #G-17
Stipend of $75 – $200 for each show
(5 shows total)
Richard “Scoop” Witherspoon: African-American, age 65, former Negro League player.
Carter T.: African-American, barber, age 25.
James W. Davis: Caucasian, age 31, NABBP Executive Committeeman.
Adrian “Cap” Anson: Caucasian, age 35, NL Baseball Star, and avowed racist.
C.D. White: Causasian, age 35, Secretary of the International Baseball League.
IL Baseball Umpire: Caucasian, age 35.
Tony “The Count” Mullane: age 35, Toledo pitcher
Octavius V. Catto: African-American, age 28, postal Co-founder of the Phildelphia Pythians Baseball Club.
Moses Fleetwood” Walker: First African-American to play in the majors, age 30.
Ball Player #2: African-American, age 40.
Negro League Owner #1: African-American male, age 35.
Andrew “Rube” Foster: African-American, age 40, pitching great, founder of National Negro League.
Josh Gibson: African-American, age 35, Negro League star slugger.
Mack: African-American, age 35, Negro League player, unable to read.
Charlie Morton: Caucasian, age 33, Toledo Blue Stockings manager, defender of his black players.
John McGraw: Caucasian, age 28, Baltimore Orioles manager,
open to signing black players.
Branch Ricky: Caucasian, age 35, baseball executive, former Ohio Wesleyan College baseball manager.
Gentleman #1: Caucasian, age 35.
Ball Player #1: African-American, age 40.
Negro League Owner #2, African-American, age 40
Gentleman #2: Caucasian, age 35.
City or Location of call: Atlanta, Georgia
Please submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 2015-04-16
This casting notice was posted by: Ovations Entertainment Inc. (OEi)