AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT: PHIT CASTING FOR TWO 2017 PHILLY FRINGE FESTIVAL SHOWS!

For the first time since 2013 PHIT is taking part in the Philadelphia Fringe Festival! We will be producing six great shows as part of the festival that we are super excited about. We’ll be sharing more info on each show very soon. For now- auditions!

We are looking to fill some roles for two of our Fringe Festival productions “Becoming Vegan” and “Town”. Below you will find all the necessary audition information. Auditions for Becoming Vegan have ended, but Town is coming up! Hope to see you there!

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AUDITION NOTICE – TOWN

ABOUT THE SHOW
Welcome to TOWN! TOWN is in America, maybe. TOWN is an inviting place where nothing bad happens. The locals of TOWN are hiding plenty of secrets – silly secrets, sinister secrets, and they will all be revealed by the end of the metaphysical horror-comedy modeled after Thornton Wilder’s classic “Our Town”. Written/Directed by Jolie Darrow and Jack O’Keeffe.

CHARACTERS
~Dr. Dobb- Male, head of the Dobb family. Town doctor. Gentle and earnest.
~Mrs. Dobb- Female, mother to Rachel and Fred. No nonsense lady with a tendency to gossip.
~Fred Dobb- Male, quite unitelligent, easily frustrated. Loves baseball.
~Rachel Dobb- Female, stubborn. Simple in her ambitions. A bit of a know-it-all little sister
~Mr. Jebb- Male, Newspaper man, very wise. A bit of a pushover. Loves his family
~Mrs. Jebb- Female, A busy body. Loves her family. Loves town business. Loves gardening but can’t grow a thing.
~Sally Jebb- Female, loves school. Incredibly into history. Discovering her sexuality in interesting ways.
~Professor- Gender nonspecific, very droll. Knows a lot about most things. Humorless and “boring.” Quite a braniac. Loves rocks.
~Jenny/Jimmy Crane- Gender nonspecific, town newspaper kid. Loves Town.
~Harold/Harriet Milk- Gender nonspecific, Town drink salesman who goes door to door delivering milk. Loved by all in town.
~Mrs./Mr SAMSON-Gender nonspecific, town hottie. Also a gossip. Overly excited by most things she experiences. It’s all THE BEST.

​AUDITION DATE / TIME
​Saturday, July 15th, 2017
12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

AUDITION LOCATION
Philly Improv Theater
2030 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

AUDITION PREPARATION
Please prepare a one-minute monologue (comedic OR dramatic). Sides will also be given during auditions. Seeking a diverse cast of all ages. Parts are not race or age specific. Please bring a headshot and resume with you to auditions.

REHEARSAL / SHOW SCHEDULE
Must be available for all show dates and times: 9/13, 9/14, 9/15, 9/16 @ 7:30 p.m., 9/17 3:00 p.m. For rehearsals we are looking for open availability between late July through mid-September.  Please fill out the availability form understanding we are looking for people who are available all or most of the listed dates in addition to others in the months of July and August.

REGISTER FOR AUDITION
Click here to fill out the availability form. Drop-in audition appointments will be available, but please fill out the form to reserve a specific time slot.

Email TownFringe@gmail.com with any questions.

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