Todd Bennington and Holly Lessing
Director Todd Bennington is seeking the following:
6 Adult Males
3 Adult Females
Ages: 20’s – 70’s+
The narrator of Broadway Bound. He is the voice of Neil Simon. Eugene is witty and quick with a joke. He is trying to be a comedy writer with his brother, Stanley. He cares deeply for his family and understands their hardships and heartbreaks throughout the play.
Eugene’s mother. Strong and hard-working. Puts up a happy front to keep her family intact even as her own marriage crumbles. She takes care of her family and is the care-taker of her father, Ben.
Late 20’s – early 30’s
Eugene’s brother. He is driven and high-strung as he and Eugene try to break in to show biz as comedy writers for CBS. He is devoted to his brother and to his family.
Eugene’s grandfather. Kate’s father. He is estranged from his wife. He is an old stubborn Socialist who doesn’t understand his grandsons’ comedy. Although a rock, he cares for his family in his own way.
Eugene’s father. He has become tired of the monotony of life…and his marriage to Kate.
Kate’s widowed sister who is now re-married and is wealthy. She clashes with her Socialist father who doesn’t understand her new life.
Small role. Enthusiastic radio personality
Small role. Chubby is a radio comedian.
Small role. Mrs. Pitkin is a radio actress. She is quick with a witty comeback.
at 7:00 PM
Call backs, if necessary
Thursday, November 2nd
The show runs Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 2 pm
January 19th through February 4th.
NOTES FOR AUDITIONS:
Readings will be from the script. Audition sides will be provided. Auditioners will also be asked to do a monologue. Monologue sides will be provided at the audition.