By Michelle Tyrene Johnson
Directed by Teresa Leggard
Saturday, December 8, 2018, 1:00-5:00pm
Sunday, December 9, 2018, 1:00 – 5:00pm
No audition slot sign-up is required.
CALLBACKS (if needed):
Saturday, December 15, 2018, 1:00 – 5:00pm
If necessary, callbacks will consist of readings from the script.
April 5-21, 2019
Fri/Sat at 8:00pm | Sun at 2:00 pm
The Washingtons, an African-American family, have lived next door to the Levy family in a Philadelphia neighborhood for a few generations. In the wake of the death of the Washington family matriarch, secrets, discoveries and conflicts collide as a brother and sister come together to bury their beloved grandmother. The Washingtons, finding old stock in the Levy family business, create family, cultural and personal tension.
3 women, 2 men
Angelique Washington: Black Female, 30s-40s
Educated and a free spirit.
Paul Washington: Black Male, 30s-40s
Corporate-type. Angelique’s older brother.
Gloria Washington: White Female, 30s-40s
Sweet and reserved. Paul’s wife.
Jake Levy: White Jewish Male, 30s-40s
Childhood acquaintance of Angelique and Paul and next-door neighbor to their grandmother.
Dianna Levy: White Female, 30-40’s.
Corporate and conventional. Jake’s wife. Can be older than Jake.
EXPECTATION AND PREPARATION:
Auditions will consist of one prepared monologue and cold readings from the script. Sides will be available the day of auditions.
Please bring a current resume and headshot. Audition and conflict form will be available on audition days at OCTA – be prepared to list all known conflicts from Feb 23 – March 30.
No conflicts during tech week March 30 – April 4.
Rehearsals begin Saturday, March 2nd: Saturdays and Sundays, 9am-2pm
** No rehearsal on 3/17 (St. Patrick’s Day)**
Additional Notes (Set build/strike/costumes):
Cast members are required to assist with strike following the final performance on April 21, as well as a cast build day, TBD. Cast members may also be asked to assist with costume pieces.
If you have any questions you cannot answer through this audition notice or the Facebook event, please email the director Teresa Leggard at firstname.lastname@example.org
*OCTA celebrates our cultural and intellectual richness and is committed to promoting diversity in all aspects of our organization. Non-traditional and equal-opportunity casting is encouraged.