Little Fish Theatre is casting
Mama Won’t Fly
by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten
Directed by James Rice
Auditions: Sunday 4/13/14 10am-2pm by appt only.
Possible Callbacks: Monday 4/14 7:30pm-10pm
Submit picture and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with Subject line: ‘Mama Won’t Fly’ & Character name.
Rehearsals: Mon-Thurs evening, Saturdays & Sundays
Tech: Sun 6/15- all day, 6/16-6/19 evenings
Run: Friday & Saturday evenings 6/20- 7/19, Sunday Matinee 7/6, Thursday 7/17 (No performance Fri. 7/4)
Poss Extension: Sun. 7/13, matinee
Pay for Union talent per AEA 99 seat code
Savannah Sprunt Fairchild Honeycutt has to get her mother from Alabama to California for her brother’s wedding. But there’s one problem — Mama won’t fly. Savannah, Mama, and the bride-to-be have only four days to make it to the ceremony in Mama’s old Buick. The trip is full of chaos, including car theft, an incident at an underwear museum, and a fight with an ordained minister-showgirl in Vegas.
NORLEEN SPRUNT (LEAD): 60-70ish, spirited, tenacious, is a meddler by nature
SAVANNAH HONEYCUTT (LEAD): 40ish, Southern businesswoman, feisty, owns an upscale accessories shop and is Norleen’s daughter
HALEY QUINN (LEAD): 25-30, about to marry Norleen’s son; loveable, high-energy, nervous about meeting her future family and has a history of the worst luck in the world
WOMAN 1- MULTIPLE CHARACTERS (Supporting): age 25-50, plays: TANYA big-haired, flashy realtor, acts in local community theatre; AUNT REMA JEAN fun-loving country matron at a backyard barbeque; EDWEENA church lady leading a protest march; KIKI Vegas bimbo, excited: she’s hooked an older man who’s got money!
WOMAN 2- MULTIPLE CHARACTERS (Supporting): age 35-80, plays: ESSIE Tour guide at a Bra Museum (she’s a hoot!); GREAT AUNT PAWNEE she’s the matriarch at the backyard barbeque, physical comedy but no lines; FANNY church lady leading a protest march; SYBIL well-dressed wife (for 2 more wks) who has catfight with Teeta about her husband marrying the bimbo, Kiki
WOMAN 3- MULTIPLE CHARACTERS (Supporting): age 35-60, plays: AUNT ARDALE Bible-totin’ golddigger at the backyard barbeque; JULIETTE hard-livin’, tough-as-nails tipsy woman in the only bar (aka the only business) in Nickle Bone—wide spot in the road; TEETA tough, ex-showgirl in Vegas, licensed to marry couples, has catfight with Sybil and one with Kiki
MAN 1- MULTIPLE CHARACTERS (Supporting) age 35-55, plays: DENTON CROCKER, COUSIN CHICKEN, MITCH, OFFICE DUGGER, RONALD, KELVIN
MAN 2- MULTIPLE CHARACTERS (Supporting) age 35-55, plays: UNCLE FERD, MICKEY, RED, SPUD
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Little Fish Theatre is on the Equity 99-seat plan. Equity and Non-equity actors welcome to audition. Pay for union actors only.
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Little Fish Theatre – 777 Centre St. San Pedro, CA 90731 [map-directions].