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A RAISIN IN THE SUN - Crossroads Theatre Company Auditions

Posted: November 18, 2010

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– Equity Principal Auditions by


Crossroads Theatre Company New Brunswick NJ LOA $555/week minimum.

Producer: Marshall Jones III

Artistic Consultant: Ricardo Khan

Author: Lorraine Hansberry
Dir: Eric Ruffin

1st reh: 3/28/11. Runs 4/14-4/24.

Equity Principal Auditions by


Thursday, December 2, 2010Crossroads Theatre

10 AM - 6 PM7 Livingston Avenue
Lunch from 2 – 3.New Brunswick NJ

For an

appointment,call 732/545-8100. Equity Members without appointments will be seen throughout the audition day, as time permits.

Sides will be provided at the audition. Visually-impaired performers may request an advance copy of sides when making an audition appointment.

Please bring a picture & resume, stapled back-to-back.

Seeking (all roles are available (i.e. not yet offered and accepted)):

Walter Lee Younger:

Mid 30s, African American. Dreamer. Has a desperate hunger for a better life for himself and his family.

Beneatha Younger:

Mid 20s, African American woman. Intellectual. Hungers for individuality. Has identity struggles.

Lena Younger (“Mama”):

60-something, African American. Matriarch of the family. Religious, moral and conservative. Dreams of her family’s upward mobility.

Ruth Younger:

Early 30s, African American. Pragmatic. Emotionally strong, but weary.

Travis Younger:

Age 10, African American. Optimistic and playful.

Joseph Asagai:

Mid 20s, West African. Nigerian descent. Grounded. Proud of his African heritage. West African dialect.

George Murchison:

Mid 20s, African American. Privileged. True assimilationist. “Talented Tenth”.

Mr. Karl Lindner:

Middle-aged, Caucasian. Charming, sincere, practical.

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