The Hudson Shakespeare Company in association with Patchwork Players will be holding auditions for its first show of 2013,
"Inherit the Wind"
on Feb 20 and 21 @7-9pm
Call Backs on Saturday, Feb. 23rd @1-3pm
Fort Lee Museum Meeting Room
1588 Palisade Avenue, Fort Lee, NJ.
The famous dramatization of the Scopes Monkey Trial that brought the Evolution vs. Creationism controversy to national attention is being turned into a traveling courtroom drama:
Kenilworth City Courtroom, Kenilworth, NJ Friday, April 12, 7:30pm
Fort Lee City Courtroom, Fort Lee, NJ Saturday and Sunday, April 13 & 14, 7:30pm
Historic Harsimus Cemetery, Jersey City Saturday and Sunday, April 20 & 21, 2pm
Immaculate Conception High School, Hackensack, NJ, Friday and Saturday, April 26 and 27 7:30pm.
Auditioners will be asked to read sides from the show and will be paired up in scenes on first come, first serve basis.
List of character roles
Matthew Harrison Brady, a three-time presidential candidate and nationally known attorney.
Mrs. Brady: Supportive wife of her husband's ambitions.
Henry Drummond, another nationally known attorney who was once Brady's closest friend and political confidante.
Bertram "Bert" Cates, a Hillsborough high school teacher in his 20s
E. K. Hornbeck, a reporter for the fictional Baltimore Herald newspaper. He is sarcastic, cynical, and deeply opposed to religious belief.
Rachel Brown, the Rev. Brown's daughter. She is 22 and a friend/colleague of Bertram Cates.
The Judge, a local county court judge who is subtly sympathetic to Rev. Brown's views.
Howard Blair, a 13-year-old high school student who was in Bertram Cates' class.
Melinda Loomis, a 12-year-old girl who believes strongly in the Bible.
Tom Davenport, the local district attorney who prosecutes Bertram Cates.
The Mayor, the top elected official of Hillsboro who is openly supportive of the Rev. Brown
Other roles of townspeople for rally, courtroom and prayer scenes are sought. Non traditional casting is sought for some roles.
For more information, send more information send inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rehearsal locations: Show rehearsals will be held at the Fort Lee Museum, 1588 Palisade Avenue, Fort Lee, NJ.