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Auditions at The Weekend Theater


Auditions for Inherit the Wind and Stick Fly will be Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3  at TWT (1001 W. 7th St., Little Rock, AR 72201. On the corner of 7th and Chester)

 

Saturday, December 2       10:00 AM

Sunday, December 3            6:00 PM

 

February 23, 24, March 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 2017

“Inherit the Wind”

By Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee

Directed by Byron Taylor

 

Chosen by you for one of our “back by popular demand” productions, first produced in the 2001/2002 TWT Season.   A fictionalized account of the 1925 Scopes “Monkey” trial, which resulted in John T. Scopes conviction for teaching Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution to a high school science class contrary to a Tennessee state law.  “The portrait it draws of an explosive episode in American culture remains as fresh as it ever was.  One of the most stirring plays retains its folk flavor and spiritual awareness.” – NY Times.

 

Cast:  At least 30   6f, 21m, 2 boys, 1 girl  Doubling of parts a possibility.

 

Cast List-

Rachel Brown                                  Corkin                                    Mrs. Loomis

Hurdy Gurdy Man                            Henry Drummond                Meeker

Bollinger                                            Hot Dog Man                        Timmy

Judge                                                 Bertram Cates                       Platt

Mr. McLain                                        Mayor                                     Dunlap

Mr. Goodfellow                                 Mr. Bannister                        Mrs. Blair

Matthew Harrison Brady                 Sillers                                     Mrs. Krebs

Melinda                                              Elijah                                      Mrs. Brady

Reuters man                                     Rev. Jeremiah Brown         Howard

K.K. Hornbeck                                  Tom Davenport                     Harry Y. Esterbrook

 

All ages needed.   Blind casting.  Some supporting roles will not be gender specific.

 

 

 

May 11, 12, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 2018

“Stick Fly”

By Lydia R. Diamond

Directed by Candrice Jones

 

The affluent, African – American LeVay family is gathering at their Martha’s Vineyard home for the weekend, and brothers Kent and Flip have each brought their respective ladies home to meet the parents for the first time.  As the two newcomers butt heads over issues of race and privilege, longstanding family tensions bubble under the surface and reach a boiling point when secrets are revealed.

 

Cast: 3m, 3f  (All African American except 1 female role)

 

Kent – Age 31 youngest son

Taylor – Age 27 girlfriend

Cheryl – Age 18 daughter of the family maid

Flip – Age 36 oldest son

Joe LeVay – Age 58 father

Kimber – Age 32 white, girlfriend

 

 

Download the audition form.

 

THANK YOU!

We are a theater which features plays of social significance, and we strive to treat each other with kindness, empathy and respect. Auditioning with us is designed to be a sharing and learning experience, not a competitive trauma, so please come join our Weekend Theater family!


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The Weekend Theater will offer professional head shots for only $20.00 to those attending the upcoming auditions. You will receive one full color 8×10 and one digital image for one low price. This service is courtesy of Dale Ellis at d.Ellis photos with proceeds to benefit The Weekend Theater.