OCP Announces Auditions for ‘Pretty Fire’

Omaha, NE–The Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP) is holding in-person auditions for Pretty Fire at the Omaha Community Playhouse on January 22 & 23, 2023. To schedule an audition, click here

Show Dates: April 28-May 21, 2023

Rehearsals: Begin April 2, 2023

Show Synopsis: Charlayne Woodard takes us on an intimate and powerful journey through five autobiographical vignettes, each capturing different moments of her life growing up as a rambunctious, imaginative child in the 50s and 60s. From her loving family home in upstate New York, to her first experience with racism at her grandmother’s house in Georgia, Pretty Fire is a beautiful one-woman celebration of life, love and family, even in the face of adversity.

Disclaimer: Contains adult content and language.

Auditions: Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, 6-9 p.m. (Omaha Community Playhouse, 6915 Cass St., Omaha, NE 68132)

Monday, Jan. 23, 2023, 6-9 p.m. (Omaha Community Playhouse)

Notes: Auditions are by appointment only. Please complete the audition form to schedule a time. When arriving to audition at the Playhouse, please enter through the Stage Door entrance on the West side of the building. Those auditioning should be prepared to spend 60-90 minutes at the audition.

Audition prep: There are two sides for the audition here and here. Please select one to prepare for the audition. They do not need to be memorized.

Roles: Black woman, age 45+. This is a one-woman show told from the perspective of the author who details her life growing up in the 50s and 60s. She embodies multiple characters such as: her mother, father, sister, grandfather, classmates, and many others who were influential to her life.

Contact: For more information, please visit omahaplayhouse.com.


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