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Audition Announcement
When:
Sunday Jan 20th at 6pm
Monday Jan 21st at 6pm
Where:
Riverfront Playhouse
1620 E. Cypress Ave
Needed:
8 men ages 20-60
1 African American man, preferably 50-60
1 woman age late teens to early 20s
Play Run:
March 23rd to April 20th
Of Mice and Men synopsis:
Two drifters, George and his friend Lennie, with delusions of living off the “fat of the land,” have just arrived at a ranch to work for enough money to buy their own place. Lennie is a man-child, a little boy in the body of a dangerously powerful man. It’s Lennie’s obsessions with things soft and cuddly, that have made George cautious about with whom the gentle giant, with his brute strength, associates. His promise to allow Lennie to “tend to the rabbits” on their future land keeps Lennie calm, amidst distractions, as the overgrown child needs constant reassurance. But when a ranch boss’ promiscuous wife is found dead in the barn with a broken neck, it’s obvious that Lennie, albeit accidentally, killed her. George, now worried about his own safety, knows exactly where Lennie has gone to hide, and he meets him there. Realizing they can’t run away anymore, George is faced with a moral question: how should he deal with Lennie before the ranchers find him and take matters into their own hands.
Monologues are not required, however, if you are new to our theater and would like to prepare one, you are welcome to.
For more information, write to social@riverfrontplayhouse.net