possible extension to 02/15/15
both theatres will pay above LORT B min) ** Seeking
Submissions from AEA members only for these audition appointments.
Note: the AEA member must submit him/herself directly in order to be considered via this posting.
NYC auditions to be held 6/24 by appointment only.
Artistic Directors: Tim Bond, Braden Abraham
Director: Erin Kraft
Writer: August Wilson
Casting: Harriet Bass Other
LORT C (Syracuse Stage)
LORT B (Seattle Repertory)
Male, African American, Late 20s-early 30s. He has an infectious grin and a boyishness that is apt for his name. He is brash and impulsive, talkative and somewhat crude in speech and manner. Lives in Mississippi. Self-confident, outgoing, entrepreneurial, clever, wily, friendly but determined.
Male, African American, Late 20s-early 30s. BOY WILLIE's partner, he talks little, and then with a straightforwardness that is often disarming. Lives in Mississippi. Thinks of himself as a ladies man by in fact is not very successful at it. Content to let Boy Willie take the lead, but ready to step up on his own
Female, African American, 30-35. Mother to an eleven-year-old daughter. Strong and reserved. She is still in mourning for her husband after three years. Born and raised in Mississippi but now lives in Pittsburgh. Level-headed, likes things to be calm, unruffled, organized, and tidy. Suspicious of change. Loyal to family and memories.
Male, African American, Late 30s-early 40s. Honest and ambitious, he has taken to the city like a fish to water, finding in it opportunities for growth and advancement that did not exist for him in the rural South. Born and raised in Mississippi now lives in Pittsburgh. A preacher by choice, works as an elevator operator. Wants to settle down and marry Berniece
Female, African American, Mid-late 20s. Enjoys the nightlife. She is perceptive and doesn't like to cause trouble, or be around trouble. Pretty and lively.