Saturday, August 17: Auditions for Bill W. and Dr. Bob by Samuel Shem and Janet Surrey.
Director: Sandra Taylor.
City Equity Theatre Artistic Directors: Alan Gardner and Jonathan Fuller.
Presented by special arrangement with Samuel French.
Auditions will be held throughout the day, with a lunch break from 12pm-1pm, at Birmingham Festival Theatre (1901 1/2 11th Ave S, above Golden Temple). Non-Equity talent will be seen as time permits.
Contract: Small Professional Theatre Tier I
AEA minimum: $220/week
First rehearsal date: September 3, 2013
Runs September 27-October 6, 2013 at the Virginia Samford Theatre.
Seeking local Equity actors, men and women. Call (205) 951-3029 after August 12th for an audition appointment, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also reading local non-Equity actors, men and women, for whom Equity Membership Candidate (EMC) points can be made available. Actors of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.
Bring resume and photo. AEA members: always bring your Equity card to auditions.
Auditions will consist of readings from the script. Sides will be made available online at cityequitytheatre.org.
Breakdown: BILL WILSON
30’s – 40’s. Tall, lanky with a commanding presence. A brilliant stockbroker, Bill is described as “someone who could talk a dog off a meat wagon.” Alcoholic who, through his struggles and association with Dr. Bob, founds the first 12 step program. Vermont born. (OFFER OUT)
DR. BOB SMITH
50’s. Also Vermont born. Witty and wry in his down home way. A surgeon, who is also a desperate drunk and, with Bill Wilson, founds Alcoholics Anonymous.
30’s-40’s Petite, attractive, self-possessed, slightly older than Bill. A long suffering wife who has been put through he ringer by her husband, but ultimately sticks by him and helps with the 12-step program’s beginnings.
A short, solid no-nonsense woman mid 50’s. Very religious, and equally as long-suffering as Lois. Helps with the-12 step program’s beginnings.
30 – 50’s, to play various supporting roles.
30’s – 50’s to play various supporting roles.
UPDATE: Sides added, in .pdf format.