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Auditions for "The Member of the Wedding"

Award: a role

Development/Fabrication Allowance: a role

Deadline: 07/29/2019

Guidelines link: Click here for guidelines

Disciplines: Theatre

Location: Local (Cleveland Area)

Organization: Beck Center for the Arts

Auditions: Sunday, July 28th and Monday, July 29th beginning at 5PM
By Appointment Only! Call 216-521-2540 ext 10
Sides will be available at the auditions. No monologues needed for these open call days.
2 AEA contracts are available for this production. All non-AEA performers 18 years of age and older will be stipend-ed for their participation.

With compassion, veracity and wit, in The Member of the Wedding Carson McCullers depicts the intrinsically enmeshed lives of whites and blacks in the American South. Julie Harris became a star playing the awkward, twelve-year-old tomboy Frankie Adams, who falls deeply in love with her older brother and his fiance. Exhilarated by her naive conviction that being a member of their wedding means she will become what she calls the "we of me," Frankie is devastated when she learns she is not invited on the honeymoon. Bernice Sadie Brown, who has experienced a lifetime of love and loss, is a surrogate mother for Frankie. Portrayed on stage and in the film versions by the great Ethel Waters, Bernice is an epic character, fiercely loyal, down-to-earth, and centered by deep faith.