AUDITION FOR ARTS CENTER PRODUCTION OF
Auditions for “Leading Ladies,” the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina's Winter 2017 comedy will be held on Monday, October 3 from 12:00PM – 7:00PM. The production will be directed by Russell Treyz, well known to the Arts Center for directing “To Kill a Mockingbird," "Pride & Prejudice," "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" and many more.
Rehearsals for "Leading Ladies" begin on January 17, and performances run from February 7-26, 2017. Actors must be available for all rehearsals and performances.
Auditions are by appointment only. Please prepare a comic monologue. Bring a picture and
resume, stapled together. A monitor is not provided. Character descriptions are below. For more information about roles and to schedule an appointment,
call Gail Ragland at 843-686-3945 ext. 202 or email her GRagland@artshhi.com.
CHARACTER BREAKDOWN - All Roles Available:
LEO CLARK (Early 40s) - An itinerant Shakespearean actor seeking fame, fortune, and adventure. Masquerades as Maxine:
chic and flamboyant.
JACK GABLE (Mid 20s-30s) - Leo’s acting partner and side-kick. Still a bit of an innocent. He masquerades as Stephanie: shy and demure.
NOTE: Though Jack and Leo are “Shakespearean actors” they also function in real life as though they were members of a vaudeville team.
DUNCAN WOOLEY (Late 30s/early 40s) - Local minister in York, PA. A good man at heart, but rather fussy, set in his ways, a bit scatterbrained, and lives in his own world.
DOCTOR MYERS (Mid 40s/early 50s) - A crusty, likeable curmudgeon. A country doctor who takes no guff from anybody. Chief Moose of local Moose organization.
BUTCH (Doubles as Frank; Early 20s) - A little slow on the uptake, but earnest and sincere, with a good heart. Played football for local York, PA high school team.
MEG SNIDER (Early 30s) - Local girl from York, PA. Vivacious with enormous warmth and a great sense of humor. She has the fresh, unstudied beauty that most women would kill for. Country girl but yearns for a more sophisticated life.
AUDREY (20s) - Native of York, PA. Extremely sweet, naive, and good-natured. She’s a knock-out.
FLORENCE: (60s) - Very old, extremely crusty, and her eyesight is terrible.