Auditions for "The Miracle Worker" Play.
Callbacks if needed on Thursday, November 10, 7pm.
Please plan to arrive no later than 7:30. Auditions will include cold readings from the script, individually and in groupings. Please be prepared to list your conflicts (i.e, dates when you can't attend rehearsals).
No appointments. All roles are unpaid.
All our shows use Open Casting, with no roles pre-selected. Our company is committed to diversity, open to non-traditional casting, and will consider actors of all ethnicities.
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The tremendous heart-warming story of an incredible friendship and bond between a teacher, Annie Sullivan, and her deaf and blind student, Helen Keller. Set in Tuscumbia, Alabama, Helen contracts an illness at 18 months old that leaves her blind and deaf. Her parents, who pity and spoil their afflicted daughter, are desperate to have order, hire a young Annie Sullivan to try and reach the mind of Helen. After many battles and disciplined weeks together, Annie breaks through to Helen, giving her a connection to language and all the world has to offer.
Cast of Characters:
Annie Sullivan - Helen's teacher. She is a strong and vibrant woman who is determined to connect Helen to the world. Her challenging past is what drives her to push Helen to the brink. There is a crude vitality to her and she is undeterred by the Keller's protection of their daughter Helen. She is involved in intense physical scenes. Must have strong connection to Helen. Irish accent is a plus. Age 20s
Kate Keller - Helen's mother. She is tormented by Helen's perceivable insurmountable disability. She seeks to please Helen in order to avoid the tantrums and to compensate for her extreme misfortune. She is a captain's wife, completely devoted to her husband, but a fiercely devoted mother as well. She is determined to give Helen any chance she can get. Southern accent is a plus. Age 30-40s
Aunt Ev - Helen's aunt. She is a talkative, opinionated woman who serves as the catalyst for the Keller's contact with the Perkins Institute for the Blind. Southern accent is a plus. Age 30-40s
Viney - Servant. She is cheerful and very loving to the Keller children. Age 30-60s
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