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THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL - Lamplighters Community Non Equity Auditions

Posted: November 30, 2021
Audition Location: La Mesa, CA

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The Trip To Bountiful - by Horton FooteDATE:  Saturday, December 11, 2022 

TIMES:  2:00PM to 5:00PM  ***ONE DAY ONLY***

This  poignant story is  of an aging widow living rwith her son and daughter-in-law in a three-room flat in Houston, Texas in 1953.   Fearing her presence may be an imposition on others, Mrs. Watts believes that if she could only get back to Bountiful, her hometown, she would surely regain her strength, dignity and peace of mind. The Trip to Bountiful follows Mrs. Watts through her physical and emotional journey home.

LOCATION:  Lamplighters Theatr 5915 Severin Dive La Mesa, CA. 91401

Box office:  619-303-5092

www.lamplighterslamesa.com

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DATE:  Saturday, December 11, 2022 TIMES:  2:00PM to 5:00PM ^ ONE DAY ONLY.

DIRECTOR:  George Bailey 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR:  Jo-Darlene Reardon

Producer: Enrique Arana

***ALL ARE WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO AUDITION  - DIRECTOR IS SEEKING TRUE DIVERSITY IN CASTING **

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS:

Mrs. Watts (60s-70s): A strong-willed, spiritual woman who suffers a quiet, emotionally oppressive existence in a cramped Houston apartment with her son and her daughter-in-law. She clings to the memory of Bountiful, the home of her youth, and longs to return there once before she dies.   

Ludie (30s-40s): Mrs. Watts' son. He feels like a failure in work, marriage, and life. He is torn between affection and loyalty to his mother and devotion to his wife.

Jessie Mae (Late 20s- 40's): Mrs. Watts' daughter-in-law. Although Jessie Mae is selfish and feels trapped in her life, she is not the "villain" in the piece.

Sheriff (Any Age):  Comes in to rescue Mrs. Watts and take her to Bountiful.

Thelma (20s-30s): A fellow traveler on the bus who provides companionship and comfort for Mrs. Watts

Bus Ticket Men (May be played by one actor) (Any Age)

Performance Dates: 2/25/2022 to 3/20/2022  Fridays &  Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm.  

Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.   Please audition for any role!

Sign up for a time slot:

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