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BROADWAY JONES - Metropolitan Playhouse Auditions

Posted: September 24, 2014

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BROADWAY JONES - Submit for NYC Appointment

Metropolitan Playhouse | New York, NY



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BROADWAY JONES NYC APPOINTMENT SUBMISSION
Metropolitan Playhouse
220 E 4th Street
New York NY 10009

Email
casting@metropolitanplayhouse.org

Contract
Showcase-NY
Seasonal Showcase Code; $500 total stipend

Seeking
NYC auditions will be held the week of 9/29 by appointment only.

Sides will be made available when auditions are scheduled.

If you have already submitted via Actors Access, please do not submit again.

Other Dates
1st reh: 10/14/14. Runs: 11/14 - 12/14

NB: Performances include Sun matinees each week, plus Wed matinees & Sat matinees in later weeks.

No performance on Thanksgiving Day, but there will be performances Fri – Sun of that weekend

Personnel
by George M. Cohan (1912)
Director: Michael Hardart (Within the Law, A Man’s World, Both Your Houses)

Other
Please include words “Broadway Jones” in the subject line, or the e-mail may not be seen.

You may mail, email or deliver in person.


Breakdown

Story/Background:
A comedy from American theatrical master George M. Cohan from 1912 about a prodigal son returning to his small-town home to inherit the family chewing gum business. Will he take the money and flee back to his high living in NYC, or might there be something (or someone) that can keep him home?

MEN

RANKIN
40s-50s, Long suffering butler. Perfectly able to manage his wayward boss.

JACKSON JONES
25, Fast-talking prodigal son, faced with the choice of living the New York high-life or growing up.

ROBERT WALLACE
25-39, Sensible, take-charge best friend of the prodigal.

MRS. GERARD/GROVER WALLACE
50s-60s, Actor will double as both stern, imperious father and deluded, love struck widow.

PETER PEMBROKE
30s-40s, Second vice president of the Consolidated Chewing Gum Company of America.

SAM SPOTSWOOD
late teens-early 20s, Small town boy, dreams of making it all the way to New Haven. Does not play the banjo well.

JUDGE SPOTSWOOD
50s-60s, Kindly small town judge. Don’t tell his wife that he takes a drink now and then.

JOE HIGGINS
30s-40s, NON-UNION. Foreman at the Jones Pepsin Chewing Gum Factory. Worried for his job.

WOMEN

MRS. SPOTSWOOD
50s-60s, Judge’s wife. Don’t tell her husband that she takes a drink now and then.

CLARA SPOTSWOOD
20s, sweet, small-town girl.

JOSIE RICHARDS
25-35, Chief Accountant for the Jones Pepsin Chewing Gum Company. Sets our prodigal straight and steals his heart.


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