Theater auditions: ‘Looking for Normal’ at Breakthrough

An audition notice from Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park:

Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park will hold auditions for the Jane Anderson drama Looking For Normal on:

Saturday, September 3, from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m,
and Sunday, September 4, from 6-8 p.m..

In this Jane Anderson drama, Roy and Irma have been married for twenty-five years. They have two children. They live in the heartland. They’re respected members of their church and their community. When Roy and Irma go to their pastor for marriage counseling, Roy confesses that he’s a woman trapped in a man’s body and would like to have a sex change. The play explores the complexities of marriage, family and deconstructs the very notion of love.

The auditions will consist of cold reading from the script.

Characters:
Roy – middle-American and middle-aged (43-50)
Wayne – Roy’s son (18-25)
Patty Ann – Roy’s daughter (12-15, or LOOKS those ages)
Reverend Muncie – their pastor. (30-50)
Roy Senior – Roy’s father, a farmer. (65+)
Em – Roy’s mother, a farmer’s wife. (65+)
Frank – Roy’s boss at the John Deere plant. (35+)
Grandmother Ruth (60+)

*The role of Irma will be played by Cira Larkin.

The show will run September 30-October 17, 2011.
(Fridays, Saturdays, and Mondays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.)

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