Sunday, December 21, 2014

Auditions Set for SLT’s Powerful Drama, 'Doubt'

Slidell Little Theatre is proud to announce auditions for the Pulitzer and Tony award-winning drama Doubt, A Parable, by John Patrick Shanley and directed by Gary Mendoza

Audition Date: Sunday, January 18th at 7p.m.

Call backs only, Monday, January 19th

Audition Location: Slidell Little Theatre
2024 Nellie Drive, Slidell, LA

Need 4 actors: male mid-20s to late 40s, female late 40s to early 70s, female in her 20s, and an African–American female late 30s to mid-40s.

Show Dates:  Feb. 27 – March 15
Rehearsal schedule will be tailored to best fit all parties involved and not necessarily the traditional Sunday thru Thursday.

  • Please bring a headshot for use at registration.
  • Please be prepared to list all conflicts through the final performance date. 
  • Audition will be cold readings only.
  • In addition to scene work, any male auditioning for Father Flynn will have to perform a cold reading of one of his sermons.
  • Dialogue samples will be available in the lobby before auditions.

All auditions at Slidell Little Theatre are open to the public of all ages.

A Catholic priest, Father Flynn, is suspected by Sister Aloysius of sexual molestation of the only African American boy in a Catholic school in New York City. She is determined to stop him. Sister James, a neophyte nun, wants to do the right thing, but is unsure who to believe. Mrs. Muller, the mother of the boy in question, doesn’t want to cause any trouble for reasons of her own. The audience is challenged in their own beliefs and criteria for accusation. Did he do it or is he being falsely accused?

Father Flynn: (M, late 30s – early 40s) Priest, pastor, and teacher in St. Nicholas Catholic School, articulate and personable.

Sister Aloysius: (F, 50s – 60s) Nun and principal of St. Nicholas Catholic School, protector of the children.

Sister James: (F, 20s or early 30s) Nun and teacher in St. Nicholas Catholic School, young, sincere, caring, and inexperienced.

Mrs. Muller: (F, African American, late 30s – early 40s) Mother of student in St. Nicholas Catholic School.

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