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"Lost in Yonkers" Auditions-Jacksonville, FL - Casting ID # 1597717
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Jacksonville, FL Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 07-14-19
Audition Date 01-06-20 Submission deadline 01-05-20
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Bella is 35 years old, mentally challenged, and living at home with her mother. As the play opens, ne’er-do-well son Eddie deposits his two young sons on the old lady’s doorstep. The boys are left to contend with Grandma, with Bella and her secret romance, and with Louie, her brother, a small-time hoodlum in a strange new world called Yonkers.

Role # 1 Grandma Kurnitz
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Walks with a limp and a cane. Has German accent. Very stern, “old world” cold. All her children fear her.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 60 to 79
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Aunt Bella Kurnitz
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Pretty but plain in appearance. She is loving, kind and comes off as a little slow. She is much deeper and smarter than given credit for. She is the strongest of the siblings.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 35 to 36
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Eddie Kurnitz
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Hard working and honest, he is the most emotional of the siblings. He is a widower and father to Jay and Artie. He struggles with leaving his kids with his family but knows this is best.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Uncle Louie Kurnitz
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Good looking, fast talking “king pin” wanna be. He is the “toughest” of Grandma’s kids. Runs the underground and lives like a thug, Louie loves his family intensely. The boys adore him.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 37 to 39
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Aunt Gert
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Lives around the corner from Grandma and Bella. She is close to Bella and stands up for and supports her. Gert has a breathing disorder that causes her to suck in the end of sentences.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 40 to 46
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Jay
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

He is an intelligent boy. He looks after his kid brother and takes that job seriously. He finds his voice and a new understanding of his family dynamic.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 15 to 16
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Arty
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

This is the small and smart one! We see an honest kid who speaks his mind, which impresses but mostly annoys Grandma. He is not afraid of her and lets her know it.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 13 to 14
Ethnicity: Any -