• Open audition notice for THIS RANDOM WORLD by Steven Dietz

    Auditions will be held Mon & Tue, AUG 20 & 21 2018, starting at 7:00 pm both nights.
    Production dates: October 5-21, 2018

    The Dayton Theatre Guild at the Caryl D. Philip TheatreScape
    430 Wayne Ave, Dayton OH, 45410
    937-278-5993 — www.daytontheatreguild.org

    Directed by Marjorie Strader
    Produced by Deirdre Root

    We want to believe that serendipity brings us together, but is that just a myth? Mining the comedy of missed connections, THIS RANDOM WORLD by Steven Dietz asks the serious question of how often we travel parallel paths through the world without noticing. From an ailing woman who plans one final trip, to her daughter planning one great escape and her son falling prey to a prank gone wrong, this funny, intimate, and heartbreaking play explores the lives that may be happening just out of reach of our own.

    Here is a quick interview with playwright Steven Dietz about the show.
    His summation in five words: Right beside you another life.

    Casting Requirements:

    • Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.
    • A résumé and headshot are not required but are appreciated.
    • Please provide a list of all known conflicts.

    Character Descriptions:

    -) Scottie Ward
    a woman in her 70s

    -) Tim Ward
    her son (late 20s, early 30s)

    -)Beth Ward
    her daughter (late 30s, early 40s)

    -) Bernadette Mitchell**
    Scottie’s aide (30s)**

    -) Rhonda Mitchell**
    Bernadette’s younger sister (late 20s)**

    -) Claire
    Tim’s ex-girlfriend (late 20s)

    -) Gary
    Claire’s ex-boyfriend (30s)

    -) A Man
    flexible age – one scene

    **The director is interested in casting non-white actors for these roles

    For further information including perusal script, contact:
    Marjorie Strader at [email protected]
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