The Sting

The Sting

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

(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 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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