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Auditions for "Hellcab"

Award: A part in the play

Deadline: 05/21/2017

Guidelines link: Click here for guidelines

Disciplines: Theatre

Location: Local (Cleveland Area)

Organization: Kathleen Howland Theatre

HELLCAB is a seventy-minute collection of scenes from a day in the life of a Chicago cabbie. Beginning with a 6:30 a.m. trip by a born-again couple…the cabbie's long day's journey proceeds with fares from, among many others, a dangerous trio of druggies, a piggish mini-capitalist, a benumbed rape victim, an argumentative pair of fellow cabbies, a drunken woman on welfare, a smug lawyer, a randy couple on the way to a motel, and two boisterous New Yorkers out on the town. Alternately frightening, hilarious and poignant, these sharply etched blackouts and cameos…are capped by a stunning and very touching final scene.

Directed by: Jared Sparks
Stage Manager: EJ McKenna
Set Design: EJ McKenna
Costume Design: Erin Milano
Properties Design: Lucas Ostronisky
Sound Design: Buddy Lee
Lighting Design: Kevin Rutan

Location: Avenue Arts Marketplace & Theatre (Downtown Canton)

Audition Dates: May 20th (2-4PM) and May 21st (2-4PM)
Please bring headshots/resumes with you to auditions (if available)

Performance Dates: July 14, 15, 21, 22 (All shows at 8PM)

ALL ROLES AVAILABLE! Must be 18 or older to audition due to adult content and language. Please come prepared to read from the script and do some character exercises.

ROLES AVAILABLE:
CAB DRIVER (30s)
OLDER WHITE MAN (40-60) - Plays the Religious Man, Al, Homer, Steve, Intense Man, Southside Guy, and Obnoxious Guy #2
OLDER WHITE WOMAN (40-60) - Plays the Religious Woman, Looker, Drunk Woman and Distraught Woman
YOUNG WHITE MAN (18-35) - Plays Pakistani Man, Crack Head, Good-Looking Man, Some Guy, Scary Man, and Obnoxious Guy #1
BLACK MAN (20-40) - Plays X-Hat, Young Black Man, Father-to-Be, Boyfriend, and Architect
BLACK WOMAN (20-40) - Plays Lawyer, Pregnant Woman, Shalita, and Dispatcher's Voice
YOUNG WHITE WOMAN (18-35) - Plays Shopper, Stoned Girl, Good-Looking Woman, Receptionist, and Southside Girl

Please direct all questions to the director at jsparks6@kent.edu