Finding My Identity
Location: Atlanta, GA
Type: Other Projects
This is a nonunion table read. There is no pay. Casting closes July 31 table read will be August 21. We will have 2 practice readings before the actual table read on 8/1 and 8/15 at 7 pm. Must be available for both dates. Will be Eastern standard time. Table read will be recorded. Actors and table read audience will be asked to sign a NDA. Must download Microsoft Teams for practice. Table read will be remote for COVID precautions. Must have a reliable wifi and quiet background.
If interested, please send email to FindingMyIdentity2021@gmail.com
Story is set in the 80’s to late 90’s, in the south, Watkinsville GA. Southern accents are a plus.
Ruth (Lead) 13- late 30’s Ruth is a mentally disabled African American teen/woman with an amazing singing voice. (Actor must be able to sing or at least hold a note in your pocket.)
Betty (Lead) 16-30s Betty is the older sister of Ruth and her caretaker. Mild manner
Annabella (Lead) Ruth and Betty’s aunt 40s-60s Cantankerous, no nonsense, abrasive, mean,
Miracle (Supporting) 8-17 Ruth’s daughter
Linda (Supporting) 40s Ruth and Betty’s mother. Maternal, patient, kind
Frank (Supporting) 40s Ruth and Betty’s father chauvinist, slickster, womanizer.
Sam (Supporting) 20s -30s Frank’s friend and Miracle’s father.
Rena (Supporting) 30s Sam’s wife
Patrick (Supporting) 17-30s Betty’s boyfriend/husband.
Troy (Supporting) 19-30s Ruth’s friend.
Ms. Flecther (Supporting) 40s Social worker
NARRATOR Will read scene headings and actions.
Actors can read for more than one of these characters since they are small roles.
Ms. Cheney 60s Caucasian teacher
Ms. Tyson 50s African American Teacher
Mr. Pritchett 80s Caucasian man
Ms. Williams 50s Caucasian Teacher
Mr. Price 50s Caucasian Principal
Charlie 40s’ Caucasian Shop Owner
Robin 16 Shop owner’s daughter Betty’s classmate
Russell 30-60s Annabella’s classmate Friend of Frank’s.
Trina 50s Annabella’s former classmate Messy
Lawyer (2) Male or female
Robert 8 AA boy
Manager male 30s
Receptionist female any age/ethnicity
Woman at foster care
Deja AA 30s female
Mr. Reynolds 50s AA Record label owner
Colleague 30s AA female
Cashier/Intercom any/ ethnicity
Nurse any age/ethnicity
Family Lawyer 40s Male
Payment: Non Paid
City or Location of call: Atlanta, GA
Please submit to: FindingMyIdentity2021@gmail.com by 2021-07-31
This casting notice was posted by: Keelay James, Angels In Disguise Productions, Co-Owner, Writer, Director, Producer