OUR TOWN

by Thornton Wilder

“…the greatest American play ever written.” – Edward Albee
Winner! 1938 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Director – Robert Fuson
Stage Manager – Stephanie Ibbotson

AUDITION INFORMATION

Monday, November 12 at 7:00pm

at The Market Theatre Company
Located at the Anderson Arts Center
110 W. Federal Street, Anderson, SC 29625

Actors may also be asked to attend callbacks on Wednesday, November 14.

SHOW DATES:
February 8-17, 2019

Please note, there may be school matinee performances on Friday, February 8 or 15 at 10am and 12pm.

Performances will be Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 as well as Sunday afternoons at 3:00pm.

Rehearsals will tentatively begin January 2, 2019.

Can't make it to auditions? Contact us at hello@themarketanderson.org to schedule an alternate audition time.

PREPARATION:

Please bring a headshot or non-returnable photo. Be prepared to list any scheduling conflicts; conflicts may not be added after casting.

Actors will be asked to read selections from the script. Sides are available to read or download here. No preparation is required, however actors may choose to perform a memorized 60 second monologue if desired.

CHARACTERS

(Any doubled/tripled characters by a single actor are grouped accordingly)
6 Male, 5 Female, 1 Any

STAGE MANAGER (Any Gender, 30s-50s)
An individual outside of time who is the narrator and keeper of the play. They are charismatic, yet simple. Wise, but not pretentious. Works in their own time, but not slow.

DR. GIBBS (Male, 30s-40s)
Father of George and Rebecca Gibbs, husband to Mrs. Gibbs. He is the town doctor, intelligent, well-liked, and respected.

JOE CROWELL/SIMON CROWELL/WALLY WEBB (Male, 10-13)
Joe & Simon: Brothers 3 years apart who deliver papers.
Wally: Youngest won of Mr. and Mrs. Webb, brother to Emily.

HOWIE NEWSOME/CONSTABLE WARREN/Joe Stoddard (Male, 30s-60s)
Howie: The Milkman who delivers the milk to the town every morning.
Warren: The town constable.
Joe: The town Undertaker

MRS. GIBBS (Female, 30s-50s)
Mother of George and Rebecca Gibbs. Wife to Dr. Gibbs. A homemaker in the very traditional sense. A pillar of her family, although often from the shadows.

MRS. WEBB (Female, 30s-50s)
Mother to Emily and Wally Webb. Wife to Mr. Webb. A woman who has cared deeply for her family, yet has a tendency to avoid conflict if she can.

GEORGE GIBBS (Male, late teens-early 20s)
Hometown Boy who goes through a maturing over the course of our story. Loves baseball. Not the brightest, but extremely honest and genuine.

REBECCA GIBBS (Female, 10-13)
George's Sister, daughter or Dr. and Mrs. Gibbs. Innocent and bright.

EMILY WEBB (Female, late teens - early 20s)
Daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Webb. Extremely bright. A shining soul of warmth and potential.

MR. WEBB/SAM CRAIG (Male, 30s-40s)
Mr. Webb: Husband to Mrs. Webb, father to Emily and Wally. Editor of the town paper. Well-read.
Sam Craig: Cousin to Emily Webb, returning home for her funeral after being away for 12 years.

SIMON STIMSON (Male, 20s-50s)
Choir Director, very morose individual who has had many troubles. Alcoholic.

MRS. SOAMES (Female, 30s-50s)
Choir member and friend to Mrs. Gibbs and Mrs. Webb. Very enamored with the wedding of George and Emily.

ANNIE

Directed by Jessie Davis
Music Direction by Michael Benitez
Choreography by Ryan Hewitt
Stage Managed by Kat Bates
Asst. Choreographer Mary Haley Thompson
Intern Director/Choreographer Kelly Crittendon

CAST LIST

ANNIE – Daisy Bates
MOLLY – Kyle Heaton
KATE – Janie Rausch
TESSIE – Hadley Medeiros
PEPPER – Charlotte Cape
JULY – Lauren Rice
DUFFY – Lyla Pickens

ORPHANS
Maya Argo
Abbey Rae Dochney
Abigail Eller
Janelle Fuller
Maggie Hunsinger
Kiley Seaver
McKenzie Sinclair
MeriDrake Venturella
Myla Whitner
Blaire Williams
Zara Williams

OLIVER WARBUCKS – Kyle Caudell
GRACE FARRELL – Martha Upper
MISS HANNIGAN – Heather Mutolo
(u/s Jessica Wayland)

ROOSTER – Noah Austin
LILY ST. REGIS – Victoria Cox
ROOSEVELT – Ben Otto Sunderman
STAR-TO-BE/APPLE SELLER – Kyra Morgan

BOYLAN SISTERS
Rebecca Benitez
Jada Fisher
Shelby Parker

DRAKE – Carl Whitman
BUNDLES/BERT HEALY – Hal Hunsinger
LT. WARD/ICKES/JUDGE BRANDEIS – Sean Johnson

ENSEMBLE
(Hooverville, NYC, Servants, FDR's Cabinet)
Rebecca Benitez
Emilie Bracchitta
Tish Crittendon
Jada Fisher
Mimi Massey
Kyra Morgan
Shelby Parker
Paige Whitman

*Roles still available for teen/adult men! Please send a message or email hello@themarketanderson.org for more information on how to get involved!