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Looking for Boys & Girls for "Inherit The Wind" Play

Carmel, NY, United StatesID: 534230Exp: 12/28/2022
Category:Theater
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Looking for boys and girls ages 17+ for "Inherit The Wind" Play. Please see the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED. About the project: Based on the 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial, "Inherit The Wind" is a classic piece of theater with themes that are timeless. In the authors' words, "The directions are set as "Not too long ago. It might have been yesterday. It could be tomorrow." A young teacher is arrested for teaching evolution to his high school class which commences the trial of the century. The intense courtroom drama is led by two high-profile attorneys - Matthew Harrison Brady, a three-time Presidential candidate, and Henry Drummond, a prominent litigator.  Additional info: Audition with a two-minute dramatic monologue with no handheld notes. To be considered, you must be available for an overwhelming number of rehearsals and for every tech week rehearsal. Tech week is Feb 16-23.​​​ Show Dates Feb 24, 25 March 3, 4, 10, 11, 12. If you are interested, please apply.

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19 roles

Bertram CatesMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A science teacher and the defendant in the trial. A soft-spoken and humble man, Cates has been arrested for teaching his students the theory of evolution from a biology textbook.

Matthew Harrison BradyBoth genders17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A national political figure and a three-time loser in presidential campaigns who arrives in Hillsboro to lead the prosecution in Cates trial.

Henry DrummondMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A famous lawyer from Chicago whom the Baltimore Herald sends to defend Cates.

E. K. HornbeckMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A cynical, wisecracking journalist and critic who speaks in colorful phrases. Hornbeck travels to Hillsboro to cover the trial for the Baltimore Herald.

Rev. Jeremiah BrownMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The figure of religious authority in Hillsboro.

Rachel BrownFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The daughter of Reverend Brown. Rachel teaches the second grade at the school where Cates also taught. Rachel is a close friend of Cates, and their relationship has a romantic element.

The JudgeMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The judge presiding over Cates trial.

MeekerMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The bailiff at the Hillsboro courthouse. Meeker lets Cates in and out of his jail cell and jokes that Cates is a threat to the community.

Mrs. BradyFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Matthew Harrison Bradys wife. Mrs. Brady monitors her husband's health.

Melinda LoomisFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A young girl.

Howard BlairBoth genders17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A young student in Cates science class.

Mrs. KrebsFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

An outspoken Hillsboro woman.

Mr. BannisterBoth genders17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A member of the jury. Bannister has read neither Darwin nor the Bible because he is illiterate.

ElijahMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Elijah sells Bibles to the townspeople and preaches his beliefs to the crowd.

MayorMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The mayor of Hillsboro.

Tom DavenportMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The local district attorney. Davenport assists Brady during the trial.

Towns peopleBoth genders17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

JuristsBoth genders17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

ReportersBoth genders17-18 y.o.All ethnicities