Omaha, NE–The Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP) is holding auditions for the upcoming production of Outside Mullingar on Sunday, September 26 at 1 p.m. at OCP and Monday, September 27 at 6:30 p.m. at OCP.
Through upholding high ethical standards, demonstrating respect for all and consciously working to provide diverse representation, OCP is committed to creating an inclusive and safe environment in which all community members feel a sense of belonging, and does not discriminate in casting practices on the basis of an individual’s ethnicity, age, gender, physical and cognitive ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, country of origin or other factors. Omaha Community Playhouse is committed to diverse and inclusive casting.
Director: Susan Baer Collins
Show Dates: Feb. 11–March 13, 2022
Performances are Thursdays – Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. in the Howard Drew Theatre. Actors are called to the theatre one hour before curtain.
Rehearsals: Schedule and Start Date TBD
Show Synopsis: The play Outside Mullingar, by John Patrick Shanley, focuses on Anthony and Rosemary, two introverted, 40-something misfits. Anthony has spent his entire life on a cattle farm in rural Ireland, and – due to his painful shyness – that suits him just fine. Rosemary lives right next door and since she was 6 years old. She’s determined to have him, but as the years slip away, Rosemary has every reason to think they’ll never be together. This very Irish, poetic, and somewhat magical story finds these yearning, eccentric souls fighting toward their own kind of happiness. Oddly funny, heartbreaking, and deeply moving, Outside Mullingar, sparks hope in each of us that it’s never too late to take a chance on love.
Tony Reilly – a willy old Irishman, 75 or so years old
Rosemary Muldoon – In love with Anthony, around 40, plans to stay and work the farm after her father’s death
Anthony Reilly – Tony’s son, an intense dreamer, around 42
Aoife Muldoon – Rosemary’s mother, in bad health, short of breath, walking with a cane, recently widowed, around 70
Those who wish to audition may choose one of the following audition dates:
§ Sunday, September 26, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m
§ Monday, September 27, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Omaha Community Playhouse, 6915 Cass St, Omaha, NE 68132
Callbacks: Wednesday, September 29, 6:30 p.m.
Compensation: Onstage performers for this show will be compensated $725 in total.
Auditions are by appointment only. Please contact Becky Deiber at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an audition appointment and request audition paperwork and sides.
Those auditioning will be asked to read from the script provided at auditions.
Please bring all contact information, personal schedules and a list of rehearsal conflicts with which to fill out an audition form. To expedite the check-in process, please bring a recent photo if you have one available. Please note, photos will not be returned.
Protocols: Masks are required for everyone inside of the Omaha Community Playhouse. No exemptions. All performers are required to be fully vaccinated by the first date of rehearsal. Proof of vaccination will be required upon casting.
For more information, contact Becky Deiber at email@example.com or (402) 553-4890.