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"Present Laughter"-Charlotte, NC - Casting ID # 1610333
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Charlotte, NC Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 02-13-20
Audition Date 04-20-20 Submission deadline 04-18-20
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Garry Essenedine, a popular and pampered actor, is busily making preparations for an extended tour. His apartment is invaded by Daphne, a beautiful but stage struck youngster. When his wife, his partners and his numerous admirers arrive, Garry is hard pressed to esacape an embarrassing and easily misinterpreted situation. With typical Coward repartee and dazzling wit, Garry sidesteps complications and mounting confusion. dazzling wit, Garry sidesteps complications and mounting confusion.

Role # 1 Garry Essendine
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A cigarette-holder-wielding matinee idol slipping reluctantly into middle age; self-dramatizing, self-important, and hopelessly self-infatuated.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 2 Liz Essendine
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Garry's ex-wife and theatrical producer; charming, kind, and practical.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 3 Monice Reed
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Garry's secretary and "right-hand man"; sharp-witted, organized, acerbic.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Pretty ingenue; innocent and romantic but ambitious.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Garry's smartly-dressed, cocky valet.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Idealistic, slightly-unbalanced, aspiring playwright.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Garry's friend and theatrical producer; romantic and self-involved.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Businessman and Garry's theatrical producer; slightly pompous and oblivious.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Hugo's wife; attractive, glamorous, ruthless, and shameless.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 10 Mrs. Erickson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Garry's eccentric housekeeper.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Wealthy, Margaret Dumontian patron of the arts.


Searchable talent specs :

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