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14 Jul, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Audition Contact: Please Email your CV and headshot to the director Gino Cataldo @ email@example.com In the subject line, please put your name and the character you are submitting for.
Audition Venue: Old Mill Theatre, South Perth
Audition Date(s): Saturday 14th July 2018
Audition Time(s): Auditions will be strictly by appointment commencing 9 am Saturday 14th July 2018.
Prepare a 2-minute monologue, presented using the American accent – you may also be asked to read from the script on the day
JESSIE CATES – (gender: female)
Jessie is in her late thirties or early forties, pale and vaguely unsteady, physically. It is only in the last year that Jessie has gained control of her mind and body, and tonight, she is determined to hold onto that control.
THELMA CATES – (gender: female)
Thelma is in her late fifties or early sixties. She has begun to feel her age and so takes it easy when she can, or when it serves her purposes to let someone help her. But she speaks quickly and enjoys talking. She believes that things are what she says they are. Her sturdiness is more a mental quality than a physical one, finally.
Show: night, Mother
Author: Marsha Norman
Venue: Old Mill Theatre
Theatre Company: Old Mill Theatre Inc
Show Dates: 5th – 20th October 2018
Director: Gino Cataldo
Jessie Cates, an unemployed epileptic with a failed marriage and a deeply troubled son, tells her mother, Thelma, that she plans to kill herself before the night is over. Thelma tries to convince her daughter life is worth living, but Jessie remains resolute.