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"The Trip To Bountiful" Auditions-New York City, NY - Casting ID # 1606530
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location New York City, NY Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 12-04-19
Audition Date 03-15-20 Submission deadline 03-14-20
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
This beautiful tale from acclaimed American playwright Horton Foote follows the journey of Carrie Watts, an elderly woman struggling to escape the confines of the cramped apartment she shares with her son and his rapacious wife so that she can visit her childhood home one more time before she dies. A simple, powerful story that journeys to a conclusion both gentle and profound.

Role # 1 Carrie Watts
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An aging widow who longs to return to the country home of her youth, Bountiful. She is certain this change will carry her through her waning years. She's feisty, indomitable and endearing. There is no doubt she will get exactly where she wants.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 2 Ludie Watts
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

After working for a company for eight years, he became ill for two years and lost his savings. He has been working for six months, but still requires the assistance of his mother's pension check. Residing in a small apartment with two women has equally taken its toll.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 3 Jessie Mae Watts
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

She would love to be going out doing things for herself, but feels trapped taking care of her mother-in-law. Jessie Mae doesn't dislike Carrie, just the behavior and dislike she feels from Carrie.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 4 Thelma
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A new bride returning to her family home while she waits for her husband's return from his duty overseas. Riding on the bus to Harrison, TX and their separate destinations, her acquaintance with Carrie provides the opportunity to hear why Carrie must go home.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Small town sheriff. Responding to Carrie's pleas, he helps her complete her pilgrimage to Bountiful.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Not familiar with the Bountiful of Carrie's memory, he shares time before daylight with Carrie as she continues her journey.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 7 Ticket Master
Seeking 2 talent(s) for this role

Exchange lines with Carrie and Ludie respectively at the Houston bus depot.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

A new bride returning to her family home while she waits for her husband's return from his duty overseas. Riding on the bus to Harrison, TX and their separate destinations, her acquaintance with Carrie provides the opportunity to hear why Carrie must go home.


Searchable talent specs :

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