11-18-11 – Atlanta, GA>Birmingham, AL – Audition for A Raisin In The Sun
Set on Chicago’s South Side, the plot revolves around the divergent dreams and conflicts within three generations of the Younger family. The tensions and prejudice they face form this seminal American drama. Sacrifice, trust and love among the Younger family and their heroic struggle to retain dignity in a harsh and changing world is a searing and timeless document of hope and inspiration. Do they move to a new community or do they stay where they are? Come and find out!
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03-14-11 – Boston, MA>Portland, ME – Synopsis:
Soon after returning home from the war, Chris Keller tells his father Joe that he plans to marry childhood friend Ann Deever. Ann is the former fiancè of Chris’s brother Larry, who is declared missing during the war and presumed dead. Joe is concerned that Chris’s mother Kate will not take this news well, because she has not accepted Larry’s death. During the war, Joe and his partner Steve (Ann’s father) ran a machine shop that sent out defective airplane parts resulting in 21 planes going down. Joe was acquitted of the charges, but Steve was sent to prison. Joe claims to have been sick the day the defective parts were sent out. Ann’s brother George shows up and demands that Ann return with him to Chicago. Chris begins to doubt his father in the face of George’s probing questions. The truth about the family business, family relationships, and Larry’s fate bring this epic American Drama to a tense conclusion. The story is the quintessence of the classic American drama. As timely today as the day it was written. The heart of the story is family. To what lengths will you go to keep a secret? To what lengths will you go to save your family? If your actions hurt the ones you love, will they forgive you? Will you forgive yourself?
Auditions will consist of readings from the script.
Familiarity with the material is encouraged, but not required. — Submit Yourself To This Role Now: Live Event