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Auditions - Dirty Blonde

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Auditions - Dirty Blonde
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Monday & Tuesday
August 1 & 2, 2016
7:00 p.m

Produced by CHERYL KERN
Directed by LEA VINEY
Set Design & Tech Directed by LEA VINEY
Costumes by CATHY CUTSHALL
Lighting Design by DON DRENNEN
Hair & Makeup by DREW BRYSON
Stage Managed by MELISSA DEVITO
Properties by MELISSA DEVITO

Buck Creek Playhouse will hold open auditions for DIRTY BLONDE, a comedy by Claudia Shear with an original score by Bob Stillman, on Monday and Tuesday, August 1 and 2, 2016, at 7 p.m. at the playhouse, 11150 Southeastern Avenue. Director Lea Viney is looking for a diverse group of 2 men and 1 woman between the ages of 30-50 for this Indianapolis premiere play with music. All roles are available.

AUDITION PREPARATION
WOMEN: Please be prepared to do a Mae West impersonation.
MEN: Please be prepared to do a W.C. Fields impersonation.
EVERYONE: Please prepare 16-20 measures of a vaudeville, old standard, or Golden Age Broadway style song. An accompanist will be provided.
EVERYONE: Please be prepared to read from the script.
DIRTY BLONDE is scheduled for six performances, weekends September 30-October 9, 2016. Please bring a list of all conflicts from August through early October 2016.

Please contact them to peruse a copy of the script.

DIRTY BLONDE explores the phenomenon of the legendary Mae West, one of America’s most enduring and controversial pop culture icons. Part Mae West docudrama, part love story, and part vaudeville, the story centers on Jo, an aspiring actress who admires West for her determination to beat the odds. She, along with two male cast members, regale audiences with re-enactments of the turns of West’s showbiz career in a celebration of Mae West’s independence and bravely bawdy spirit.

“I made myself platinum, but I was born a dirty blonde.” – Mae West
AVAILABLE ROLES

​JO
An office temp and aspiring actress. She is a tough girl, much like Mae West.
Also plays Mae West.

CHARLIE
Quiet as a library worker, but vocal and obsessive as a fan of Mae West.
Also plays Harry, Jim Timony, Lt. Gregg. Judge, Duchess, Kid Moreno, W.C. Fields, and Muscleman.

ED HEARN
An actor who Mae put in all her movies. (Piano players encouraged.)
Also plays Edward Eisner, Frank Wallace, Man, Armando, Joe Frisco, and Muscleman.

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