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An Audition for "It’s A Wonderful Life"-Boise, ID - Casting ID # 1601230
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Boise, ID Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 09-05-19
Audition Date 10-07-19 Submission deadline 10-05-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
What would the townspeople Bedford Falls have done without George Bailey who has spent his entire life giving of himself for their benefit? He wanted to travel, become an architect, and build skyscrapers but never had the opportunity. The people of Bedford Falls need affordable homes they can feel proud of, and the Building and Loan, founded by George’s kind and generous father, is the only thing keeping Mr. Potter from becoming even richer slum lord. On Christmas Eve, an 8,000 dollar bank deposit is misplaced by his Uncle Billy. If the shortage is discovered by the bank examiner George will go to jail, and his company will collapse. When George thinks about what this will mean for his wife and children, he contemplates suicide. When prayers of his loved ones are heard, Clarence, Angel Second Class,” comes to earth to help George, with the promise of earning his wings.


Preparation:
Actors are strongly encouraged to read the script. Auditions will consist of cold reads from the script.

Role # 1 George Bailey
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The protagonist. George sacrifices his dreams to help his community and feels as though life is passing him by. ” Oh, Pop, now I couldn’t. I couldn’t face being cooped up for the rest of my life in a shabby little office.”


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 2 Mary Bailey Hatch
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Georges wife, has been in love with George since she was a little girl. She is the cement of the family and has always known with certainty that George would be a part of her life. ” Is this the ear you can’t hear on? George Bailey, I’ll love you till the day I die.”



Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 3 Uncle Billy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

George’s Uncle; co-founder of the Bailey Building & Loan. George’s absent-minded Uncle, endearing in so many ways, but an awful businessman. “I should have my head examined, George. Eight thousand dollars. It’s got to be somewhere.”



Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 4 Mrs. Bailey
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

George’s mother. Through all of his disappointments, George’s mother is always trying to help him find a silver lining.”Now George, can you give me one good reason why you shouldn’t call Mary?”



Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 5 Cousin Tilly
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

George’s cousin; works at the Bailey Building & Loan.



Searchable talent specs :

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

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

George’s cousin; works at the Bailey Building &loan.



Searchable talent specs :

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

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

The most powerful businessman in Bedford Falls. Potter is on the board of directors for Bailey Building and Loan, and he wants it gone. ” Are you running a business or a charity ward?” Potter is Ebenezer Scrooge “on Steroids.” “Hard and sharp as flint, from which no steel had ever struck out generous fire; secret, and self-contained, and solitary as an oyster.” Charles Dickens



Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 8 Harry Bailey
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

George’s kid brother. George loves his brother, and when he can’t go away to College pays for Harry to go instead. Harry becomes a Football All American, and when he arrives with a new wife and a great job offer in another town, George foregoes College and stays behind again continuing to run the building and loan.” I never said I’d take it. You’ve been holding the bag here for four years, and — well, I won’t let you down, George.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 5 to 12
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Clarence
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A low-ranking angel.George Bailey’s Guardian Angel who lived during the 18th century, still struggling to earn his wings. ” I haven’t won my wings yet. That’s why I’m an Angel second class.”



Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 10 Violet Bick
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An attractive young woman.



Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 11 Annie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The maid for Ma and Pop Bailey.



Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 12 Bert
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A cop. Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.



Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 13 Ernie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A cabbie. Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.



Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 14 Carter
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A particularly humorless bank examiner.



Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 15 Gower
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Owner of a drugstore.



Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 16 Martini
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Owner of a tavern.



Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 17 Pop Bailey
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

George’s father; co-founder of the Bailey Building & Loan. ” Times are bad Mr. Potter a lot of people are out of work.”


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 18 Pete
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Their oldest child.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 19 Janie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Their older daughter


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 20 Zuzu
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Their younger daughter.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 21 Tommy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Their youngest child.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 22 Jo
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A much more senior angel.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 23 Frankie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An even more senior female angel.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 24 Ruth Bailey
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Née Dakin; Harry’s wife.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 25 Sam Wainwright
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

George’s high school classmate.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 26 Jane Wainwright
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Sam’s wife. Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 27 Marty Hatch
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

George’s high school classmate; older brother of Mary.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 28 Mrs. Hatch
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mary’s mother. Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 29 Partridge
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The principal of Bedford Falls’ high school.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 30 Freddie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An unappealing young man.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 31 Mickey
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A troublemaker. Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 32 Potter's Attendant
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A silent type who’s always around todo Mr. Potter’s bidding.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 33 Rent Collector
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An employee of Mr. Potter.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 34 Secretary
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Another employee of Mr. Potter.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 35 Maria Martini
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mr. Martini’s wife.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 36 Martini Children
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 5 to 12
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 37 Flo
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A vendor of luggage.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 38 Jake
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A dubious workingman.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 39 Welch
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The understandably belligerent husband of Zuzu’s teacher.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 40 Nick
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A bartender. Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 41 Bouncers
Seeking 2 talent(s) for this role

Two burly types who answer to Nick.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 42 Atchman
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Who guards the bridge.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 43 Horace
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A bank teller.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 44 Bald Man
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An understandably frustrated chap.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 45 Random Guy 1
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A suitor of Violet.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 46 Random Guy 2
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A simultaneous suitor of Violet.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 47 Sheriff
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Who’s got his orders.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 48 Charlie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 49 Edna
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 50 Tom
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 51 Randall
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 52 Mrs. Thompson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 53 Miss Davis
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 54 Young George
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 13 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 55 Young Harry
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 13 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 56 Young Sam
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 13 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 57 Young Mary
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 13 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 58 Young Violet
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 13 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 59 Townspeople
Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 5 to 75
Ethnicity: Any -