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"Daddy's Dyin' Who's Got The Will?"-Orlando, FL - Casting ID # 1608605
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Orlando, FL Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 01-16-20
Audition Date 01-20-20 Submission deadline 01-19-20
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Set in a small Texas town, this comedy stages the reunion of a family gathered to await the imminent death of their patriarch, who has recently suffered a physically as well as mentally disabling stroke. They've wanted their father's love, but they'll settle for his money! Winner of the LA Weekly Theater Awards for Best Production and Best Playwriting. It is not so much the story of the impending demise of the father or of the drafting of his will, but of a rebirth of the spirit of the family unit.


Those auditioning are encouraged to get a script from Samuel french and or amazon and be prepared to read from the script during the audition.

- Send Headshots and Resumes.
- All Rehearsals will occur on Monday- Tuesday- and Wednesday evening 7-10pm. - - We will also have a 2 All day rehearsals on Sundays from 1-8pm where food will be provided. 1-8pm where food will be provided.

Role # 1 Sara Lee Turnover
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The middle sister. Twenty pounds overweight, the town beautician, sports a bleached beehive. Single and still lives at home. Strong-willed and has a wonderful sense of humor.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 36 to 37
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Lurlene Rogers
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A preacher's wife and elementary school teacher. Attractive, stylish, very Christian-but she has a bite.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 42 to 43
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Mama Wheelis
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Turnover children's grandmother. She's feisty, speaks her mind, and rules the household.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 80 to 81
Ethnicity: Any -

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

The youngest sister. Six-times married, loves to shock her family. She was a beauty-and still is from a distance. Has a worn look about her. A wounded soul.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Evalita's latest fiance. A musician and vegetarian. Attractive, tan, off-beat, long hair. Has a past.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 36 to 37
Ethnicity: Any -

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

The brother. Fat, abusive, unhappy and mean. A redneck trash collector.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 38 to 39
Ethnicity: Any -

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

The father. A stroke victim. Partially paralyzed on his left side, but can walk with a slight limp. Has occasional moments of coherency.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 67 to 68
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Orville's wife. Temporarily overweight. A constant victim of Orville's abuse. However, losing sixty-two pounds can boost a girl's confidence.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 36 to 37
Ethnicity: Any -