Stage Door Inc. is excited to announce auditions for its upcoming show! the play, A Piece of My Heart, by Shirley Lauro, has become the nation’s most enduring theatrical production that deals with the Vietnam War.

 

Auditions will be held on:

Sunday, June 7th and Monday, June 8th, 2020 from 6pm-9pm.

 

ABOUT THE SHOW
“A Piece of My Heart” is a haunting play with the music and soul of a tumultuous era in our history. The two-act play follows six women (four nurses, a Red Cross volunteer, and an intelligence officer) before, during, and after the war. Based true stories of these women who served in Vietnam and their struggles to make sense of a war that irrevocably changed them and a nation that shunned them. The women are seen from the sixties to the present. They also portray a variety of other roles in the play: military personnel, friends, relatives, acquaintances.

 

AUDITION INFO
Auditions will be held at
Stage Door Inc.’s Rehearsal Studio

(Located adjacent to our main building)
8224 State Hwy 146
Baytown (Mont Belvieu) Tx 77523

 

Stage Door Inc., up to 10 actors to portray all characters in the show!

 

The audition will consist of cold readings from the script.

 

Please arrive about 15 mins prior to the beginning of the audition time to fill out forms etc., also we ask that you please plan to attend both auditions unless otherwise directed by theatre staff.

 

*****************THIS IS A NON PAYING GIG*****************

 

A headshot and resume would be greatly appreciated. If bringing please have headshot and resume, stapled together.

 

PERFORMANCE INFORMATION
Weekends September 10-27, 2020.
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 730PM & Sundays at 230pm,
with the possibility of one weekend to be performed at the city park

 

REHEARSAL INFORMATION
Rehearsals are generally held Monday through Friday 630PM – 930PM with possibly weekend rehearsals as tech week approaches. Please attend with a known list of conflicts, the casting team will want to know your availability.

Rehearsals will begin Monday, July 27, 2020.

 

CHARACTERS
Martha (Lead): Female, 20-40

strong and self-composed. Comes from a military family. Military bearing. Childhood dream to serve in war like her parents.

Ethnicity: White / European Descent

 

Steele (Lead): Female, 25-45

smart; hard working, headstrong. Military bearing. Outgoing and has a great sense of humor. A pragmatist. Member of the Women's Army Corps. Volunteers to go to Vietnam to learn the truth.

Ethnicity: Black / African Descent

 

Leanne (Lead): Female, 20-40

strong, tough, and determined in nature. Has an fun, sociable quality to her personality. Very vocal. Anti-war.

Ethnicity: Asian, Southeast Asian / Pacific Islander

 

Mary Joe (Lead): Female, 18-40

outgoing and bubbly. Has a funny comedienne quality that can often mask her inner struggles. Leader of an all girl band. Sings and plays guitar throughout the show. Must play guitar.

Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

 

Sissy (Lead): Female, 20-40

sweet, feminine, and outgoing. People are drawn to her warm personality, which tends to lead to disaster.

Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

 

Whitney (Lead): Female, 20-40

conservative, withdrawn, well educated. Aristocratic in bearing and quality. Even tempered.

Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

 

American Men (Lead): Male, 18-40

 

If you would like to get involved but don't want to be on-stage? Stage Door Inc. is always looking for people to help BACKSTAGE during production (as stage managers, crew, light or sound techs, prop-masters, etc.). Sound interesting? Come to auditions and talk to the director he can be emailed at marcanthony@stagedoorinc.org

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