Theater audition: Beth Marshall seeks lead for ‘The Diviners’

Beth Marshall Presents is still looking for a young man to play the lead role of Buddy in The Diviners:

Specific needs of the role:

  • Male. (age range 14-21) MUST have look/feel of a younger high school aged boy.
  • STRONG dramatic/natural acting skills required. Buddy is a slightly mentally challenged Midwestern farm boy who has the perfect balance of simplicity and innocence married with a profound depth.

Role Available: Equity/non-Equity. PAID.

When: Monday, July 25.

Where: Lowndes Shakespeare Center/Mandell Theater, 812 E. Rollins Street, Orlando.

Time: 7:30pm.

The Diviners, by Jim Leonard Jr. Directed by Aradhana Tiwari. Show location: The Garden Theatre, Winter Garden, Fl. Show dates: Dec. 2-18. (Thur/Fri./Sat. 8pm, Sun. 2pm) Rehearsals begin Sept. 26. (Off during Thanksgiving holiday.)

About the show: Winner of the American College Theatre Festival, this marvelously theatrical play is the story of a disturbed young man and his friendship with a disenchanted Kentucky preacher in southern Indiana in the early 1930s. A hauntingly dramatic tale of unlikely bonds of friendship, loss, hope and the regaining of faith.

To schedule an audition email Production Manager, Chasmin Hallyburton at

Note: All other roles within our season are cast, so please no inquiries for other than the role of Buddy.

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