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"The Humans" Auditions-Los Angeles, CA - Casting ID # 1608782
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Los Angeles, CA Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 01-20-20
Audition Date 01-23-20 Submission deadline 01-22-20
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
"The Humans" is a humorous, hopeful and heartbreaking play that takes place as the Blakes, an average American family, gather to celebrate Thanksgiving. According to the Chicago Tribune, it is "a play about the horrors of ordinary life and the love we need to counter them."

Role # 1 Fiona "Momo"
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Erik's mother, grandmother to Brigid and Aimee. Is living with dementia. For the most part, she remains passive and disconnected but has episodes where she becomes manic and aggressive.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 2 Deirdre
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Loyal wife, devoted mother to her daughters. She has a silent strength, she clings to traditions, familial duty, and her Catholic faith. The institution of marriage is sacred to her; she very much wishes her family shared the same.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 3 Aimee
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The eldest daughter. Both self-conscious and self-deprecating, her career as a lawyer once held great promise. Now, her physical and emotional health both suffer. She is deeply, quietly sad and in intense pain following a breakup from her long-term girlfriend.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 39
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Brigid
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The younger daughter. She is well-meaning but often impractical and dreamy. She has recently moved in with Richard and turned her back on Catholicism to the dismay of her parents. She is half-heartedly pursuing a career in music and attempting to live out her idea of a sophisticated adult lifestyle.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 39
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Richard
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A worldly-wise college graduate. Richard comes from a wealthy family and has never wanted for anything. Despite their age difference, he truly loves Brigid and yearns to be accepted by her family.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

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

A middle-class Irish Catholic, (no accent) He is practical to a fault and very set in his ways. He has sacrificed a great deal in order to provide a good life for his family, but his recent confession has upset the comfortable world he knows. He is desperately trying to reconnect with his wife and clings to his increasingly distant daughters.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 60 to 69
Ethnicity: Any -