“A Streetcar Named Desire” by Tennessee Williams Directed by James Beck
Onion Man Productions is holding open auditions for Tennessee Williams’ classic, “A Streetcar Named Desire.
Audition Date: Tuesday, May 15th at 7 pm *Callbacks will be held on Wednesday, May 16th at 7 pm and possibly on Saturday, May 19th at 1 pm if needed. Video submissions are not accepted – all interested actors must audition in person. Non-Equity Actors Only. Non-paying. NOTE: Actors involved in this production need to be committed to an intense, dedicated creative process. The production will require a great deal of focus for all involved. There is no pay for cast or crew. It is a volunteer, community effort, but the goal for the production is to produce the highest quality production as possible. The audition on 5/15 is only for actors who have never worked with Onion Man Productions before. *If you have worked with Onion Man Productions before and are interested in auditioning for “A Streetcar Named Desire,” you will automatically pass through to callbacks on Wednesday, May 16th at 7 pm. Callbacks will consist of cold readings from the script. Sides will not be available in advance. Please bring a copy of your resume and a copy of a recent photo to callbacks. If you have questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Onion Man Productions 5522 New Peachtree RD Suite #111 (Plaza del Sol) Chamblee, GA 30341
Show Dates: September 28th through October 14th (Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm & Sundays at 3:00 pm) *There will be one Thursday performance on 10/11 at 7:30 pm Actors New to OMP: Please sign up for an audition slot on Tuesday, May 15th using the link below: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/508084FAFA82CA3FC1-open4
For this audition on 5/15, actors should prepare a one-minute monologue and bring a copy your acting resume and a copy of a recent photo that we can keep.
Character Breakdown *We are looking for 11 actors for 12 open roles. The actor cast as African-American Woman will also double as the Nurse.
Stanley Kowalski: (Age: 28 to 30) Working class. Straight forward. Sexual. Has a temper and gets violent.
Stella Kowalski: (Age: Around 25) Pregnant. Loves Stanley, loves his animal nature, but knows on some level, the relationship is not good for her.
Blanche DuBois: (Age: Approximately 5 years older than Stella) Sexual. She is slight and has a well-developed facade to hide her inner chaos. When unleashed she, like Stanley, is violent and wild.
Harold Mitchell aka Mitch: (Age: 28 to 30) Always falls for the most troubled woman. Has plenty of inner demons himself.
Eunice Hubbell: (Age: Around 25) Neighbor of Stella and Stanley. Married to Steve Hubbell.
Steve Hubbell: (Age: 28 to 30) Neighbor of Stella and Stanley. Married to Eunice Hubbell.
Pablo Gonzales: (Age: 28-30) Friend of Stanley, Mitch and Steve. Hispanic Male.
African American Woman: (Age: Around 25) Lives in the same neighborhood as the Kowalski’s. The actress cast in this role will double in the role of the Nurse. African-American Female.
Mexican Woman: (Age: 20s) A vendor of funeral decorations and flowers. Hispanic Female.
A Young Collector: (Age: 20s) A young male who comes to the Kowalski’s to collect for the newspaper.