Auditions

Almost, Maine

by John Cariani

Directed by Kathyrn Stirling

Monday and Wednesday, July 17 & 19
with callbacks if needed on Thursday, July 20
at 7pm all days.

Auditions will be held at the Cottage, 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville, MD 20851.

Please plan to arrive no later than 7:30. Auditions will include cold readings from the script, individually and in groupings. Please be prepared to list your conflicts (i.e, dates when you can’t attend rehearsals).

No appointments. All roles are unpaid.

All our shows use Open Casting, with no roles pre-selected. RLT is committed to diversity, open to non-traditional casting, and will consider actors of all ethnicities.

Audition form available here. Download it, print it out, fill it out, and bring it to auditions.

Conflict calendar available here. Download it, print it out, fill it out, and bring it to auditions.

Note from Playwright
The people of Almost, Maine are ordinary people. They work hard for a living. They are extremely dignified. They are honest and true. They are not cynical. They are not sarcastic… But this does not mean that they’re dumb. They’re very smart. They just take time to wonder about things. They speak simply, honestly, truly, and from the heart.

For more information about auditions, contact the Producer, Dean Fiala dfiala+rlt@gmail.com.


Performance Dates

September 2017: 22, 23, 24*, 29, 30
October 1*

Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm
* Sunday Matinees at 2 pm


Production Staff

Director

Kathyrn Stirling

Producer

Dean Fiala

Stage Manager

Tammi Gardner

Set Designer

David Levin

Master Carpenter

William Kolodrubetz

Lighting Designer

Steve Demming

Sound Designer

Daniel Bentz

Properties Designer

Anne Cary

Cast of Characters

There are 8 vignettes with 19 characters. We are looking to cast 10-12 actors with some actors doubling up.

Age Range: 20s-40s

Ethnicities: All

Pete - an unexpressive, nice guy (M)

Steve - an open innocent (M)

Man/Daniel - intelligent, secure, everyday guy (M)

East - a gentle repairman (M)

Chad - a rough, country guy (M)

Lendall - simple romantic (M)

Jimmy - HVAC guy, depressed (M)

Phil - hardworking with marital problems (M)

Randy - a rough, country guy (M)

Dave - shy, tough on the outside, mush on the inside (M)

Ginette - young and in love (F)

Marvalyn - hard exterior, suspicious but kind (F)

Waitress - busy/ heart of gold (F)

Woman/Hope - strong, independent, career woman (F)

Marcie - end of her rope, marital issues (F)

Glory - young, brave, utterly sincere (F)

Rhonda - tough tomboy (F)

Deena - down to earth, country gal (F)

Shelly - emotional, salt of the earth (F)

Gayle - no nonsense, in charge, and fed up (F)

Synopsis

It's 9 o'clock on Friday night. Beer's on tap at the Moose Paddy and hearts are being broken and mended all over town. Welcome to Almost, Maine. In this mythical town love is in the winter air.

Setting: Almost, Maine.