The Sting

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 beginning on July 12) . Please bring any conflicts to the auditions. Must be available for all performances and all of tech week (Sept 16-20, including all day Sunday, from noon until 10pm)
 

Please contact the director with any questions at jenniferwolfe70@gmail.com.

Characters:
(This is very much based on the movie, but most of the ages, ethnicities, and sometimes gender are flexible; It's all an illusion built on an illusion built on an illusion.....like an untrustworthy onion) 
Johnny Hooker - a grifter
Henry Gondorff - a con man (older than Hooker)
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 burlesque dancer
Jimmy - a Twenty-One dealer

Maxie and Digger - Lonnegan's bodyguards
Floyd - Lonnegan's assistant

Snyder - a detective from Joliet (the most unlikeable character in the play)
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
(these characters aren't in the movie - looking for actresses who can make fun interesting choices)

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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