Omaha, Neb.–The Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP) is holding auditions for the upcoming production of A Raisin in the Sun on Saturday, Oct. 26 at 11 a.m. and Sunday, Oct. 27 at 6:30 p.m. at OCP.
Production: A Raisin in the Sun
Show Dates: Jan. 17 – Feb. 9, 2020
Rehearsals: Begin Dec. 1, 2019
Description: Winner of five Tony Awards®, A Raisin in the Sun confronts life in South Side Chicago through the eyes of the Younger family. After years of battling poverty and racism, the Youngers hope an unexpected insurance check will be their ticket to a better life. With the looming fear that this may be their only chance, the family is torn apart as they struggle to agree on the most effective way to use the money.
Director: Tyrone Beasley
Auditions: Saturday, Oct. 26 at 11 a.m. and Sunday, Oct. 27 at 6:30pm
Location: 6915 Cass Street, Omaha, NE 68132
Those auditioning should enter through the main lobby entrance and proceed to the check-in table.
Roles: 11 African American; 1 Caucasian Male
Lena Younger (Mama): Ages 55 to 65
Walter Lee Younger: Ages 35 to 45
Beneatha Younger: Ages 18 to 28
Ruth Younger: Ages 30 to 40
Travis Younger: Ages 8 to 14
Joseph Asagai: Ages 18 to 28
George Murchison: Ages 18 to 28
Bobo: Ages 28 to 40
Karl Lindner: Ages 45 to 60
Moving Men: Ages 18 to 55
Actors only need to attend one of the audition dates to be considered for a role.
Those auditioning will be asked to read from the script provided at auditions.
If special accommodations are needed, please contact OCP prior to auditions.
Please Bring: All contact information, personal schedules and a list of rehearsal conflicts to fill out an audition form.
To expedite the check-in process, please bring a physical copy of a headshot or recent photo of yourself. Please note, photos will not be returned.
Contact: For more information, contact Tiffany Nigro, firstname.lastname@example.org, at (402) 553-4890.