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"Bright Star"-Little Rock, AR - Casting ID # 1613802
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Self Response
Location Little Rock, AR Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 06-18-20
Audition Date 12-06-20 Submission deadline 12-04-20
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Inspired by a true story and featuring the Tony®-nominated score by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, Broadway's BRIGHT STAR tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and '40s. When literary editor Alice Murphy meets a young soldier just home from World War II, he awakens her longing for the child she once lost. Haunted by their unique connection, Alice sets out on a journey to understand her past—and what she finds has the power to transform both of their lives. With beautiful melodies and powerfully moving characters, the story unfolds as a rich tapestry of deep emotion. An uplifting theatrical journey that holds you tightly in its grasp, BRIGHT STAR is as refreshingly genuine as it is daringly hopeful. genuine as it is daringly

Role # 1 Alice Murphy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is an editor of a southern literary magazine; intelligent, attractive, professional – but with an air of melancholy.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Billy Cane
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A young soldier returning home from WWII; an aspiring young writer; fresh, open, optimistic, charming, and a little naïve.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Daddy Cane
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Billy's father. A widower. Spry, good looking. Kind hearted, if a bit lonely.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

A small-town bookstore owner; a childhood friend of Billy's who now harbors romantic feelings towards him; a natural beauty with a keen intellect.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

An assistant at a literary magazine. Funny, with a dry and officious sense of humor. Insecure, and perhaps a bit socially awkward, but endearing and innately likeable.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Lucy Grant
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A junior editor at a literary magazine. An ambitious, professional young "modern" career woman of the 1940's. Strong, forthright and provocative with a sharp sense of humor.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Alice's mother. A caretaker to her family and her rural community. A warm, loving, sensible woman. Hardworking, with great inner strength and compassion.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Alice's father; an authoritative and a stern disciplinarian; devoutly religious, hard-working, a poor but proud farmer.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 9 Mayor Josiah Dobbs
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A political and financial powerbroker – distinguished, an imposing and controlling presence; has a genuine interest in protecting his son's future and his family name, but in doing so, is ultimately pushed to a point of extreme and irrevocable cruelty.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 10 Jimmy Ray Dobbs
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Jimmy Ray in his early 20s in flashbacks is Mayor Dobbs' son and young Alice's beau; handsome, boyishly charming, well-built and intelligent; from a family of wealth and power and is being groomed by his father for a similar future in the family business; an independent thinker who is not afraid to stand up to his father for what he believes in; he has a sense of personal responsibility and morality as well as a deep reserve of passion and emotion.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 11 Stanford
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Loyal assistant to Mayor Josiah Dobbs.


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

Role # 12 Dr. Norquist
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The local family doctor in Zebulon.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

A clerk at the Office of Records in Raleigh.


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

Role # 14 Well-Dressed Woman
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A woman living in Raleigh.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 15 Max
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A customer at Margo's bookstore, at first, he has a crush on Margo, but later becomes Edna's beau.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

An employee at Margo's bookstore and a childhood.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

An employee at Margo's bookstore.


Searchable talent specs :

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