Wednesday, July 5, 2017

audition notice - THE DARK AT THE TOP OF THE STAIRS - Desert Stages Theatre - August 13

Auditions are set for our second show in the Actor's Cafe of the 2017-2018 season~ The Dark At The Top Of The Stairs by William Inge
Directed by : Dan Ashlock

The setting is a small Oklahoma town in the early 1920s and the home of the Flood family. Here we find Rubin, a traveling salesman for a harness firm; Cora, his sensitive and lovely wife; Sonny, their little boy; and Reenie, their teenage daughter. The plot consists of a series of short stories — the fight between a husband and wife, the fear of an overly shy young girl on going to a dance, the problems of an introverted little boy who feels that the whole world is against him, the corroding marriage of Cora's rowdy sister, and the tragedy of a military school cadet who suffers from the stigma of being a Jew in an alien community.

Show run dates & times:
October 20 to November 19, 2017
Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM, Sundays at 2:00 PM

Audition Date & Time:
Sunday, August 13th at 7pm (check-in will begin at 6pm)

Tuesday August 15th at 7pm

Location of Auditions:
The NEW DST Theatre inside Scottsdale Fashion Square in the Food Court

What to Prepare:
-Bring headshot and resume
-Register at Please print and bring completed registration form with you.
-Cold Reads from the script

Casting: (ALL Roles open):
Rubin Flood- M 30's-40's
Cora Flood- F 30's-40's
Morris Lacey- M 40's
Lottie Lacey- F Late 30's
Renee Flood- F 15-18 yrs
Flirt Conroy, F 15-18 yrs
Sammy Goldenbaum- M 16-18 yrs
Punky Givens- M 16-18 yrs
Sonny Flood- M 9-12 yrs"

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