Auditions

GOOD PEOPLE
By David Lindsay-Abaire
Director: Jeffrey Ingman

SUMMARY
Auditions for GOOD PEOPLE will be held Monday, March 9th, 2020 with callbacks Wednesday, March 11th, 2020. Performances will be from May 15 to May 31, 2020, on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2pm. There also will be one “Industry Night” performance at a time and date to be determined.  There is pay.  NON-UNION.

NOTE:  Auditions are by submission only. (Details below)

SYNOPSIS

Welcome to Southie, a Boston neighborhood where a night on the town means a few rounds of bingo, where this month’s paycheck covers last month’s bills, and where Margie Walsh has just been let go from yet another job. Facing eviction and scrambling to catch a break, Margie thinks an old fling who’s made it out of Southie might be her ticket to a fresh new start. But is this apparently self-made man secure enough to face his humble beginnings? Margie is about to risk what little she has left to find out. With his signature humorous glow, Lindsay-Abaire explores the struggles, shifting loyalties and unshakeable hopes that come with having next to nothing in America.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

Note: The roles of Margie Walsh and Mike Dillon have been cast.

Dottie (Female, 60-75) Margie’s landlady who also takes care of Margie’s child who has a disability. Dottie is patient with Margie and her constant financial woes but only to a point. Dottie is not in a position to be giving away free housing and does need to get paid at the end of the day.

Kate (Female, 25-35) the opposite of the other characters in so many ways. She is a kind, well educated, has manners and grew up privileged. She is a college professor and although she can be pushed a little bit she will fight if you push her too hard. She is married to Mike.  African-American.

Jean (Female, 50s) a loyal friend to Margie, there when she needs her. She has a comic edge to her and uses that humor to make tough situations feel better.

Stevie (Male, 20s)  Margie’s boss at the Dollar store, and still maintains their friendship after he fires her. He is a nice guy who is often made fun of by colleagues.

 

AUDITION DETAILS

WHEN:
6:30 – 10:30pm, Monday, March 11, 2020.  Callbacks Wednesday, March 13, 2020

WHERE:
The Brooks Theatre, 217 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside, California

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE:
Rehearsals will begin April 11, and will be held Sun thru Wed and Fri evenings and Saturdays, noon–6pm.  Thursdays off.

Auditions are by submission only.  Please email a headshot and résumé to auditions@oceansidetheatre.org, and indicate which role or roles you are interested in.  Please send attachments; do not send links.  Headshots must be in JPG, PNG, or PDF format. Résumés must be in Microsoft Word, PDF, or RTF; no Mac PAGES documents, please.  If chosen to audition, you will be contacted with an audition time and further information.

QUESTIONS:
Email any questions to: auditions@oceansidetheatre.org

GOOD PEOPLE is presented by special arrangement
with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York.