Elephant in the Room
Location: Los Angeles, CA
This is a new musical comedy with a Brecht-ian nature to it. It deals with politics and thoughtfully explores, as well as makes fun of, all sides.
Non-union. Pays $800.
REHEARSALS: 4 – 5 evenings a week for the month of APRIL
PERFORMANCES: Friday and Saturday evenings of MAY
Man | 18 – 32 | Any Ethnic Appearance
He trolls, influences, mocks, and persuades all the characters onstage yet remains unacknowledged. He promotes an idea one instant, then immediately turns on his heels and contradicts or disparages it. He sews chaos and relishes in it. Fun & humorous character!
Man | 23 – 31 | White
College-age guy who investigates leftist politics and becomes involved in ANTIFA. Falls in love with a politically conservative girl. Abandons his extremism and adopts a more moderate viewpoint.
Man, Trans Woman | 20 – 35 | Any Ethnic Appearance
A transgender woman. Veteran. Politically leftist and involved in ANTIFA. Outwardly disdainful, but inwardly sympathetic towards fellow veteran who’s politically conservative and homeless. Lively and optimistic, though struggles with mental health.
Woman | 21 – 35 | Any Ethnic Appearance
Political activist. Heavily involved in ANTIFA.
Woman | 20 – 30 | White
Political activist heavily involved in feminism and ANTIFA. College student in Oregon.
Soprano or Alto
Man | 31 – 65 | White
Homeless veteran. Trump/MAGA supporter. Speaks bluntly. Struggles with depression due to his homeless situation. Outwardly disdainful of but inwardly sympathetic towards a fellow veteran who identifies as a transgender woman.
WHITE NATIONALIST LEADER
Man | 50 – 64 | White
A White Nationalist Leader who’s motivated by his love of his country, people, and religion (rather than hatred of others). A fatherly figure to his political group.
Wears a tinfoil hat–a conspiracy theorist.
WHITE NATIONALIST MEMBER 1
Man | 30 – 40 | White
A White Nationalist member who is motivated by love of his country, family, religion, and people rather than hatred. An unassuming man.
WHITE NATIONALIST MEMBER 2
Man | 20 – 30 | White
College-aged White Nationalist. Ambitious and headstrong. Thinks logically, not emotionally. Fed up with crybabies and perversion of truth/ goodness.
WHITE NATIONALIST MEMBER 3
Woman | 20 – 30 | White
College- or post college-aged White Nationalist. Christian. Thinks logically, not emotionally. Fed up with crybabies and perversion of truth/goodness. Understands history well. Stands up for facts.
Man | 25 – 55 | Eastern European, Middle Eastern
Muslim Syrian refugee who loves Syria and is sad about its state of affairs (2019). Conversant in English, but clearly his second language. Kind and rational
Tenor or Baritone
Man | 45 – 65 | White
A Christian pastor and father of protagonist, college student Kayla. RINO politically (“Republican In Name Only”–claims to be republican, but adheres to and supports liberal policies). Loves, and is related to, Mitt Romney. Hates Trump.
Woman | 38 – 57 | White
Wife of Pastor, mother of protagonist Kayla. Politically conservative. Mild-mannered, but fierce in defending her family and virtues. Homemaker.
City or Location of call: Los Angeles, CA
Please submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 2022-03-20
Include your resume & headshot
This casting notice was posted by: Scarlett Evans