IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY

Adapted by Joe Landry
from the screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra, and Jo Swerling

Director – Dalton Cole
Stage Manager – Drew Kenyon

AUDITION INFORMATION

Monday, September 25 at 7:00pm

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

Please arrive at the start of auditions at 7pm. Actors will be seen in the order they arrive.

Actors may also be asked to attend callbacks on Tuesday 9/26 at 7pm.

SHOW DATES:
December 1-17, 2017

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

Rehearsals will generally be weeknights with occasional Saturday mornings/Sunday evenings.
Tentative schedule will be provided at auditions.

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

PREPARATION:

Please prepare a memorized 45-second monologue.

Be prepared to list your availability and any scheduling conflicts on the audition form. Conflicts may not be added after casting.

For non-speaking Foley Artist role: no audition preparation necessary. Please attend auditions for a brief interview.

Headshots and resumes are welcome but not required.

 

ROLES:

Doubling, voice casting, and cast size are flexible and subject to change.

Jake Laurents: a good-looking, charismatic, all-American good-guy. Plays George Bailey. Age 20-39.

Freddie Filmore: may play characters including Announcer, Gower, Potter, Billy, Peter Bailey, Ernie, Old Man Collins, Ed, Pete, Man (at Martini's), Nick, Bridge Keeper, Binky, Cop. Age 30-58.

Harry "Jazzbo" Heywood: may play characters including Harry, Bert, Clarence Oddbody, Sam Wainwright, Martini, Dr. Campbell, Charlie, Man (at run on bank), Horace the Teller, Mr. Welch, Tommy, Sherriff. Age 30-49.

Sally Applewhite: attractive, sweet, all-american girl next door. Plays Mary Hatch Bailey. Age 18-64.

Lana Sherwood: may play characters including Violet, Rose Bailey, Matilda, Ruth, Mrs. Hatch, Mrs. Thompson, Schultz, Zuzu, Janie, Sadie Vance. Age 29-50.

Foley Artist: non-speaking; creates sound effects for radio broadcast live on stage. No audition preparation necessary. Please attend auditions for a brief interview.

 

 


ABOUT THE SHOW:

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. 

 

JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICAL

Director – Jessie Davis
Music Director – Michael Benitez
Stage Manager - Drew Kenyon
Assistant Stage Manager – Kelly Crittendon

CAST LIST

 

JUNIE B. JONES – Kiley Seaver

LUCILLE – Zara Williams

HERB – Trey Milstead

MAY – Carley Shore

SHELDON – Kyle Kerr

CAMILLE – Lauren Rice

CHENILLE – Logan Rice

GRACE – Myla Whitner

BOBBI JEAN PIPER – Lyla Pickens

JOSE – Eli Stone

LENNIE – Ethan McKay

MR. SCARY – TBD

MOTHER – Shannon Ruhe

DADDY – TBD

MRS. GUTZMAN – Tish Crittendon

 

ENSEMBLE

Daisy Bates

Lily Frances Cann

Hobbs Chambers

Kennah Donnelly

Anna Gray

Libby Flemming

Catherine Gray

Maggie Hunsinger

Gavin Jeffery

Cameron McLaurin

Maegan McLaurin

Julia Orr

Janie Rausch

Taylin Ruhe

Katy Shore

Grant Strickland

Molly Waters