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Auditions for “Good People”

The Marion Art Center has announced open auditions for all roles in the upcoming production of Good People, written by David Lindsay-Abaire and directed by Jacob Sherburne.

Auditions will be held on Sunday, June 14 between 9am-6pm by scheduled appointment at the Marion Art Center at 80 Pleasant Street in Marion, MA OR by Zoom audition. IF AUDITIONING IN PERSON, SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE OBSERVED. PLEASE WEAR A MASK. Email [email protected] to schedule an audition appointment.

Material: Please bring any monologue or scene, or ask for the sides when you send your email request. A reader will be provided on audition day. Performances are currently scheduled for August 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23. All Thurs, Fri, Sat performances will begin at 7:30pm, and Sunday matinees will begin at 2:00pm.

Synopsis: In South Boston, this month’s paycheck covers last month’s rent, and tough-scrabble single-mom Margie just got fired from another job. Encouraged by her merciless bingo sisters, she looks up her highschool sweetheart to see if the dust has cleared, and she can make her escape. A hilarious Boston drama about the intersection of class, gender, and race in Southie and Chestnut Hill, by Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire.

Director Jacob Sherburne will be casting 4 females and 2 males (Some roles may be cast in drag):
Margie – White, Portuguese or Latinx, female-identifying. Young mother who has gotten old quick. Angry, loving, tired, excitable. Boston/New Beige accent. Big plus if you are good at Bingo.
Jean – White, Portuguese or Latinx, female-identifying. Margie’s forever friend. Boston/New Beige accent. Cruel and loyal. Big plus if you are good at Bingo
Dottie – White, Portuguese or Latinx, female-identifying. Margie’s fair-weather friend. Must play 60+ years old. Boston/New Beige accent. Good at Bingo
Mike – White, Portuguese or Latinx, male-identifying. Local man-boy who made it good. New money. Chip on his shoulder, married-ish. Father. Boston/New Bedford accent
Kate – Black or Latinx, female-identifying. She has Michelle Obama’s book and listens to T Swift and Bach. Married to Mike. Mother
Stevie – Any race, male-identifying. Boyish, Boston/New Beige accent. Not super pleased to be in charge. Good at Bingo.

Callbacks TBD. Rehearsal schedule to be determined once the show is cast. For more information, please contact the director or Marion Art Center at [email protected]

  • June 14, 2020
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Venue:  

Venue Phone: 508-748-1266

Address:
80 Pleasant Street, Marion, Massachusetts, 02738, United States

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