SHOUTING DOWN A QUIET LIFE - Rover Dramawerks Non Equity Auditions

Posted: September 10, 2019
Audition Location: Plano, TX

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By Holli Harms

Directed by Selmore Haines, III


Saturday, October 12 from 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday October 13 from 7 pm - 10 pm

Appointments are required.  For an appointment time, please email

Auditions will be at Rover Dramawerks, located at 221 W. Parker Road, Suite 580 in Plano, at the northwest corner of 75 and Parker Rd. in the Ruisseau Village Shopping Center.

Brief Synopsis:
Emmett Fludd is an African-American professor at a small college in the south. For 30 years he has kept the truth from his family about his involvement in a shooting that killed three students on a college campus. But when his past comes back to confront him, he will discover what his quiet has cost himself and his family. WORLD PREMIERE - part of the TNT POPS! New Play Project.


Roles available for 3 men and 2 women
- Emmett Fludd - (M) 40s - 50s, African American; college professor, 1998


- Bernice Fludd - (F) 40s - 50s, African American; Emmett’s wife, 1998


- James Fludd* - (M) 20s, African American; son of Emmett and Bernice, 1998

  Young Emmett* - (M) 20s, African American; Emmett as he was in 1968

  *James and Young Emmett are played by the same actor.


- Mary Iron - (F) 20s, Caucasian; girlfriend of Young Emmett in 1968


- Doyle Paige** - (M) 20s, Caucasian; South Carolina State Trooper in 1968

  Floyd Paige** - (M) 20s, Caucasian; security guard in 1998

  Reverend** - (M) 20s, Caucasian; Methodist preacher, 1968

  **Doyle, Floyd, and Reverend played by the same actor.


All roles are available.

Other information:
- Email for an appointment time, and access to a script will be made available to you. Be familiar with the script before coming to auditions.
- Be prepared to read scenes from the script.
- Please bring a resume and head shot.
- References may be required.
- Actors and technicians will receive stipends.
- Rehearsals will be in Plano starting on or around October 16. All conflicts must be noted at time of audition.
- Please visit the website at or call (972) 849-0358 for more information. 

Shouting Down a Quiet Life will run December 5-14, 2019 at Rover Dramawerks - 221 W. Parker Rd., Suite 580, Plano 75023.


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