GEE’S BEND - Submit Photo / Resume for NYC Appointments
Arkansas Repertory Theatre (Little Rock, AR) LORT D; $566/week minimum + housing/trans.
Company Manager: Peter Mensky
By Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder
Director: Gilbert McCauley
1st rehearsal in Little Rock: 1/1/13. Runs: 1/25/13 – 2/10/13.
NYC auditions will be held on October 18 and 19, by appointment only.
For consideration, mail picture and resume to:
Peter Mensky, Company Manager/Casting Associate
Arkansas Repertory Theatre
PO BOX 110
Little Rock, AR 72203
ATTN: Gee’s Bend Casting.
Please indicate your AEA status in your submission
The play takes place in Gee’s Bend, Alabama in 1939, 1965, and 2002.
Note: All characters are African-American
Actor should read 20s-30s. Character ages from 15-79 during the course of the play. Alice’s daughter, Nella’s sister, Macon’s wife. Ambitious, literate, intelligent, focused, an independent dreamer.
Actor should read 20s-40s. Character ages from 25-51 during the course of the play. Sadie’s husband. A dreamer and show-off who increasingly loses hope as
economic depression and ill health set in. Takes his frustrations out on Sadie physically.
Actor should read 20s-30s. Character ages from 17-81 during the course of the play. Alice’s daughter, Sadie’s sister. Perpetually single, dreams big, but has little to show for it. Relies on Sadie for many things, economically and socially.
Actor should read 30s to 50s. Character ages 34-61 during the course of the play. Sadie and Nella’s mother. Independent, wise, grounded. Also plays Asia Sadie’s daughter. Practical, loving, and changing with a modern world.
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