Monday, December 28, 2015

THE BARN THEATRE SEEKS ACTORS FOR TENNESSEE WILLIAMS’ CLASSIC

AUDITION NOTICE:

The Barn Theatre in Montville, New Jersey continues its 88th Season by holding open auditions for its upcoming production of

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Auditions January 17 and 18, 2016

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
written by Tennessee Williams
directed by Roseann Ruggiero

WHEN: Sunday, January 17, 2016 7pm – 9:30 pm and Monday, January 18, 2016 7pm – 9:30 pm
WHERE: The Barn Theatre, 32 Skyline Drive in Montville, NJ, just minutes off Route 287 (Exit 47).
For more information or directions, call 973-334-9320 ext. 5, or visit www.barntheatre.org

PERFORMANCE DATES: March 18, 2016 - April 10, 2016 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and possible Thursdays)

The story of a Southern family in crisis, especially the husband Brick and wife Maggie, and their interaction with Brick's family at a gathering on the family estate to celebrate the birthday of patriarch Big Daddy and his clean bill of health. All except Big Daddy and Big Mama are aware of Big Daddy's true fatal diagnosis. Throughout the course of the play, it becomes clear that the family has long constructed a web of mendacity.

CAST REQUIREMENTS:

  • Margaret (Maggie) – must play mid 20s - 30s – married up and tense as a cat
  • Brick – male – must play mid 20s – 30s – former athlete golden boy filling the hole in his soul with alcohol
  • Big Daddy – must play late 60s – 70s - bombastic Southern plantation owner and patriarch of the family
  • Big Mama – must play 60s-70s – typical southern mama
  • Gooper, sometimes called Brother Man – must play 30s-40s - typical “other” son
  • Mae, sometimes called Sister Woman – must play 30s-40s – manipulative wife and daughter-in-law
  • No neck monsters – children of Gooper and Mae
  • Doctor Baugh (pronounced “Baw”) – 50s-60s – southern small town doctor
  • Reverend Tooker - 40s-60s – typical southern preacher
  • Trixie – any age - house servant
  • Sonny – any age – house servant
  • Lacey – any age – house servant

Actors are asked to arrive to sign in within the first hour of the audition start time. All roles are available. Casting is open, and newcomers are especially welcomed. Crew and other volunteers are also needed for the event. If interested, please contact info@barntheatre.org