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Auditions- Raisin In The Sun - Open Call - Houston, TX

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Audition Details

Casting ID #
1391223
Submission Type
Open Call
Location
Houston, TX - 77070
Union
Non-union
Rate/Pay
$100.00
Release Date
10-14-2013
Audition Date
10-27-2013
Submission Deadline
10-26-2013
Casting Category
Theatre - Non-Equity
Market(s)
Austin, TX | Houston, TX

Audition Description

Auditions- Raisin in the Sun

Auditions are open to the community. No part has been pre-cast, and we always welcome new faces! All parts may be cast with actors of any ethnicity.

Actors can make an appointment by registering here for an audition time slot. Please be sure to include your desired role and phone number in your request.

Actors (over the age of 18) will receive a $100 stipend after the closing performance, two free tickets, and access to discounted tickets. Actors under the age of 18, or still in high school, will receive a cast t-shirt, cast photo, two tickets, and access to discounted tickets.

AUDITION PREPARATION
Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.

​CALLBACKS
Callbacks, if needed, will be held by invitation only on Monday, November 4, 2013, from 7:15-9 PM. Callbacks will consist of additional cold readings from the script.

​CAST TYPE
A Raisin in the Sun has a cast consisting of African Americans (5M/3F) and one Caucasian (1M).

GENERAL INFORMATION
-Please bring this completed audition form from our website with you on the day of auditions.
-Auditions will be performed in front of an audition panel including the director, music director, choreographer and producer.
-Please bring a resume with a headshot adhered to the back of the resume.

PLAY SYNOPSIS
For a struggling black family in 1950’s Chicago, the anticipation of a windfall insurance check rekindles dreams long deferred. But dreams can slip away. This emotionally-charged but tender drama examines the hardships that accompany the pursuit of the American Dream.

  • Role #1 - WALTER LEE YOUNGER

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    Strong personally, defiant, caring father, and discontented with life and the world as he sees it. His dream is to make a better life for his family.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 35 - 36
    Expiration Date: Oct 26, 2013
  • Role #2 - RUTH YOUNGER

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    Wife to Walter Lee. Weary and concerned about the future of the family. She manages the household.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 28 - 30
    Expiration Date: Oct 26, 2013
  • Role #3 - LENA YOUNGER (MAMA)

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    Matriarch of the family powerful personally. Nurturing, sensitive, consoling, she is the fiber that holds the family together.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 55 - 60
    Expiration Date: Oct 26, 2013
  • Role #4 - TRAVIS YOUNGER

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    Son of Walter and Ruth.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 9 - 11
    Expiration Date: Oct 26, 2013
  • Role #5 - BENEATHA (BENNIE)

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    Younger sister to Walter Lee. Independent, feminist perspective, ambitious, desires to become a doctor. Prides herself on being independent.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 20 - 25
    Expiration Date: Oct 26, 2013
  • Role #6 - JOSEPH ASAGAI

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    He speaks with an African accent. Proud of his African heritage He has aspirations of returning to Africa to share what he has learned in America.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African
    Age: 30 - 40
    Expiration Date: Oct 26, 2013
  • Role #7 - GEORGE

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    Friend of Beneatha who takes her out on dates. Arrogant African-American. Uppity college student type.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 25 - 30
    Expiration Date: Oct 26, 2013
  • Role #8 - KARL LINDNER

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    Caucasian spokesperson of the tenants committee.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Caucasian
    Age: 40 - 50
    Expiration Date: Oct 26, 2013
  • Role #9 - BOO

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    Friend of Walter Lee.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 36 - 60
    Expiration Date: Oct 26, 2013

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