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Auditions

The Parchman Hour

By Mike Wiley

To Audition: To audition for this show, please send a headshot and resume to Aaron Washington at aaron@carrollwoodcenter.org. You will be given sides to record and submit as your audition.

Submission Deadline: October 30

Production: Rehearsals will be minimal and done virtually until the first of the year.

Performances: January 14-17

Roles: We are looking to finalize the cast and are searching for two (2) African American males, ages 18 to 40. Actors who can sing are preferred, but not required. 

Plot: In 1961, the original 13 riders boarded a bus in Washington, DC bound for New Orleans via Mississippi and Alabama.  Presented in the style of the variety shows of yesteryear, this moving production explores three of the tensest months of 1961.
 
The Parchman Hour is being presented through a special arrangement with Mike Wiley Productions.

It’s A Wonderful Life (Radio Play)

Adapted by Philip Grecian. Based on the film by Frank Capra

To Audition: To audition for this show, please send a headshot and resume to Aaron Washington at aaron@carrollwoodcenter.org. Please indicate which role you would like to be considered. Video auditions are also welcome. All roles are voluntary. 

Submission Deadline: November 15

Production: Rehearsals will begin November 23. This production will be done in front of a live audience with limited seating and streamed at the same time. 

Performances/Live Stream: December 10-13

Roles:

  • George Bailey male, THIS ROLE HAS BEEN CAST
  • Mary/Hortense/Woman female, late 20’s – 30’s
  • Voilet/Ruth/Zuzu/Mrs. Davis female, 30’s
  • Joe/Marty/Charlie/Reporter/Sheriff Floor Manager/Tommy/Man male, 30’s
  • Announcer/Ernie/Sam Wainwright/ Mickey/Mr.
  • Gower/Martini/Tom/Man male, 30’s
  • Mr. Potter/Joseph/Man male, 40’s – 60’s
  • Mrs. Bailey/Tilly/Mrs. Hatch/Janie/Helen Potter’s Secretary/Mrs. Thompson/Woman female, 40’s – 50’s
  • The Boss/Mr. Bailey/Chairman/Man Reineman/Welch/Osgoode/Mr. Partridge male, 40’s – 60’s
  • Clarence/Uncle Billy/Man male, 50’s – 60’s
    Harry/Burt/Freddy/Carter/Nick Young Harry/Ed/Peter/Man male, 30’s – 50’s
  • Two (2) Call-Letter girls (females that sing the jingles and the call letters) 20s – 30s
  • Young George, teens; in flashbacks (may be utilized in other places)
  • Young Harry, 9-13; in flashbacks (may be utilized in other places)
     
  • Young Mary, teens; in flashbacks (may be utilized in other places)
  • Young Vi, teens; in flashbacks (may be utilized in other places)
  • George Bailey understudy
All ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to audition. Character ages are all relative. If you feel you can play a character of that age, you are welcome to audition.
 
Plot: On Christmas Eve in 1945, George Bailey contemplates giving everything up when his business and family are suddenly wrapped in scandal. Out of nowhere, Clarence Oddbody – Angel Second Class – appears and saves George’s life, taking him on a journey of a world where George Bailey never existed. 
 
It’s a Wonderful Life (Radio Play) is being produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing Company. 

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