Auditions for kids, teens and adults in Mobile Alabama.
An upcoming musical drama depicting the history of Mobile is currently in development, with plans for its premiere next year.
The project is written by Japonica Brown, who is the LeFlore Magnet High School Director of Fine Arts and the production is currently titled “Souls of Time” and According to the local Mobile, Alabama news site WKRG, The Mobile County Commission is sponsoring the production.
Japonica Brown wrote the drama called, “Souls of Time.” The show is about a girl from Mobile who goes to sleep and wakes up in a different girl’s body in 1963.
Scheduled for its premiere in March of 2024, this production will delve into the rich history of Mobile’s African American community, covering the period from the early 1900s through the 1950s and 60s, with a stopping point just before the 2020 pandemic.
The plot centers on a 15-year-old girl raised by a single mother in present-day Mobile. Through a supernatural twist of fate, the girl finds herself transported back to Mobile in the late 1960s.
Open auditions, including the lead role and other parts, are slated to take place next month at the Mobile Civic Center.
Performers of all ages, 8 to 70, especially those from the Mobile area, are encouraged to audition for the roles.
The casting call will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2023. Interested individuals are encouraged to send their headshots and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for submissions is October 12, 2021.