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)
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