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An Audition for "Harvey" -Orlando, FL - Casting ID # 1601146
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Orlando, FL Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 09-04-19
Audition Date 10-07-19 Submission deadline 10-05-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
A Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by Mary Chase, is the story of a perfect gentleman, Elwood P. Dowd, and his best friend, Harvey — a pooka, who is a six-foot tall, invisible rabbit. When Elwood begins introducing Harvey around town, his embarrassed sister, Veta Louise, and her daughter, Myrtle Mae, determine to commit Elwood to a sanitarium. A mistake is made, however, and Veta is committed rather than Elwood! Eventually, the mistake is realized, and a frantic search begins for Elwood and the invisible pooka, which ends with Elwood appearing, voluntarily, at the sanitarium. In the end, however, Veta realizes that she loves her brother and his invisible his best friend just as they are, and doesn’t want either of them to change. and doesn’t want either of them to

Role # 1 Ethel Chauvenet
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An old friend of the family. She is a member of the town’s social circle, which Veta wants Myrtle to break into, and so they both flatter her and curry her favor.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 40 to 55
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Betty Chumley
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More concerned with socializing than with science: told that her husband has to examine a patient, she tells him, “Give a little quick diagnosis, Willie — we don’t want to be late to the party.”


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Gender: Female
Age: from 40 to 55
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Dr. Chumley
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/(Dr. William B. Chumley). An esteemed psychiatrist and the head of the sanitarium, “Chumley’s Rest,” to which Veta has Elwood taken. He is a difficult, exacting man, feared by his subordinates, unwilling to tolerate his mistakes.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 50 to 65
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Elwood P. Dowd
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The central character of the play, a friendly eccentric who spends his days and nights in the taverns of his unnamed town. Elwood’s best friend is Harvey, an invisible six and a half-foot-tall rabbit. The play leaves open several possibilities regarding exactly what Harvey is, whether he is a figment of Elwood’s imagination, as the psychiatrists would like to believe, or he is, as Elwood asserts, a supernatural being known as a pooka.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 59
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Judge Omar Gaffney
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An old family friend of the Dowds, a representative of the people in town who are accustomed to seeing Elwood talking to Harvey and who do not think anything of it.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 50 to 65
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Miss Johnson
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Listed in the Cast of Characters as “a cateress,” but her dialog in the play is tagged “Maid.” She only appears briefly in the first act.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Nurse Ruth Kelly
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A sympathetic character, a pretty young woman who appears to have some sort of love/hate relationship with Dr. Sanderson.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 E.J. Lofgren
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At the end of the play, it is the cab driver, who makes Veta realize that the treatment that is supposed to make Elwood stop seeing Harvey might drain him of his kind personality.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Dr. Lyman Sanderson
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Young, for a psychiatrist, but very qualified — Dr. Chumley has picked him out of the twelve possible assistants that he tried. He is just as infatuated with Nurse Kelly as she is with him, but he only reveals his concern indirectly.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Myrtle
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A young woman, the daughter of Veta. The main reason why she and her mother are concerned about their standing in the community is that they both are concerned that Myrtle find a man to marry.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Veta Louise Simmons
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Elwood’s Sister an important character in this play because she joins the play’s two opposing forces, logic and imagination.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 30 to 59
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Wilson
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The muscle of Chumley’s Rest, a devoted orderly responsible for handling the patients who will not cooperate voluntarily.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 49
Ethnicity: Any -