2014-05-08America/New_YorkAudition2014-05-08THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL - Center Theatre GroupTHE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL - Center Theatre Group
The Trip To Bountiful - EPA Center Theatre Group (Ahmanson Theatre)|Los Angeles, CA
Date of Audition:
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Lunch is from1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Sign up begins at9:00 AM
LORT A Minimum $1306/wk Location
Music Center Annex
601 West Temple Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012 Parking in the Music Center garage available for $8.00
Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend. Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions. Preparation
Sides and script available at: http://www.centertheatregroup.org/about/Casting/audition-materials/ Other Dates
No stage management positions available.
Artistic Dir: Michael Ritchie
Assoc Artistic Dir: Neel Keller
Playwright: Horton Foote
Dir: Michael Wilson
Casting Dir: Mark Simon
Casting Assoc: Meg Fister
Casting Assist: Steven Pieszchalski
· EPA Rules are in effect.
· A monitor will be provided. Appointments
EPA rules in effect. Sign up begins at9:00 AM. Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend. Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.
Mrs. Carrie Watts: Cicely Tyson
Jessie Mae Watts: Vanessa Williams
Ludie Watts: Blair Underwood
Ensemble refers to the townspeople and bus passengers who are on stage throughout the play.
Second Houston Ticket Agent and Ensemble: Any age. Ticket clerk at Houston bus station.
U/S Carrie (Cicely Tyson) and Ensemble: Mid 50s+. African-American. A strong-willed, spiritual woman who feels emotionally and physically trapped in her son and daughter-in-law’s apartment in Houston. She is haunted by the memory of “Bountiful”, her childhood home, and longs to return there before she dies.
U/S Ludie (Blair Underwood) and Ensemble: 40s-50s, African-American. Plagued by a sense of failure in his work, marriage, and life. Continually feels torn between his love and loyalty to his mother, and his devotion to his wife.
U/S Jessie Mae (Vanessa Williams) and Ensemble: 40s. African-American. A selfish, obstinate woman, who has difficulty seeing past her own feelings of entrapment. Although she is antagonizing towards Carrie and Ludie, she is not a villain. Attractive and very strong.
U/S Thelma and Ensemble: 20s- 30s. African-American. A compassionate, sincere young woman who provides Carrie with companionship along her journey to “Bountiful”.
U/S Roy and Ensemble: 40s – 60s. African-American. A helpful bus station agent who helps Carrie when she is in need.
U/S Sheriff and Houston Ticket Agents: 40s – 60s. A wise, insightful, and protective man who assists Carrie on the final leg of her journey to “Bountiful”.