Auditions

The Sting

Performances
September 21 - October 6, 2018

Fridays & Saturdays: 8 pm ($15)
Sunday Matinees: 2 pm ($13)

Auditions for “The Sting” on Monday May 14 at 7pm

Director Jennifer Wolfe is looking for a large, diverse cast. Most of the actors will be asked to play multiple roles.

 
The audition will consist of readings from the script.
Performance Dates:
September 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, October 5, 6
 
Rehearsals will be held throughout the summer. (Most likely Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings until tech week). Please bring any conflicts to the auditions.
 
Please contact the director with any questions at jenniferwolfe70@gmail.com.
 
Characters:
 
Johnny Hooker - a grifter
Henry Gondorff - a con man
Doyle Lonnegan - a shady businessman
Mrs. Vanderkieft - an older woman with memories
Billie - the owner of a Chicago dance hall (40's ish)
 
Groves - a butler
Cynthia Hastings - a writer
 
Mottola - a numbers runner in Joliet
Granger - manager of the numbers spot in Joliet
Fern - his secretary
Combs - his boss
Ginger - Combs's secretary
 
Erie - Hooker's friend and fellow grifter
Luther - Hooker's older friend, fellow grifter and mentor (preferably African-American)
Alva - Luther's wife  (preferably African-American)
Rolanda - Luther's granddaughter  (preferably African-American)
 
Four Star - a pawnbroker
Dawn - a Burlesque card girl
Crystal - a dancer
Jimmy - a Twenty-One dealer
 
Maxie and Digger - Lonnegan's bodyguards
Floyd - Lonnegan's assistant
 
Snyder - a detective from Joliet
Polk - special FBI agent
 
Kid Twist, Ivy Niles, JJ Singleton - Con artists
Curly Jackson - a grifter who does a decent English accent
 
Rhoda Garfield - a shady real estate agent
Countess Boudreau - Chicago gambling queen
 
Mr. Clemens - conductor on the Century Limited
Mr. Jameson, Mrs. Lombard, Mr. Clayton - poker players
 
Dolores, Roxie, Cigarette Girl, Fiskin and Cowan - Members of The Boost (part of the con)
 
Loretta - a waitress
 
Mr. Harmon - manager of a Western Union store
Miss Richmond - his secretary
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