West Virginia Public Theatre
Morgantown, WV 26506
Peter & the Starcatcher/A Hatful of Rain (Open Call)
Peter and the Starcatcher (Elice): May 15th – June 18th
· Peter – Orphan. Nameless, homeless, friendless, becomes a hero.
· Prentiss - Orphan. Ambitious, hyper-articulate, logical, leader wannabe.
· Ted – Orphan. Obsessed with food, an easy wit.
· Lord Leonard Aster – British subject. Model Victorian gentleman, protector of the Earth.
· Molly Aster – British subject. Leader, curious, intelligent, committed to doing right.
· Mrs. Bumbrake – British subject. Molly’s nanny. British to the bone.
· Captain Robert Falcon Scott – British subject. Captain of Britain’s fastest frigate, the Wasp.
· Grempkin – British subject. Mean, malodorous schoolmaster.
· Bill Slank – Seafarer. Vicious, greedy, incompetent captain of the Neverland.
· Alf – Seafarer. An old sea dog. Kind at heart
· Mack – Seafarer. A very bad sailor.
· Black Stache – Seafarer. Heartless, well read, theatrical, ferocious, big-bearded pirate.
· Smee – Seafarer. Dedicated first mate to Black Stache.
· Sanchez – Seafarer. Hardworking Spanish pirate with an identity crisis.
· Fighting Prawn – Native. Mollusk King, master chef, hates all Englishmen.
· Hawking Clam – Native. Heir to the Mollusk throne.
· Teacher – Native. Ancient, knowledgeable mermaid.
· Double casting will be used
· Everyone must be able to move well. Show will include climbing, rolling on the floor, “pirate” stuff
A Hatful of Rain (Gazza): May 27th – June 30th
· John Pope, Sr. - 50-65. Johnny and Polo’s estranged father.
· Johnny Pope - 24-30. Handsome. The 1st and ''golden'' child. Naturally stoic but his war experience in Korea has left him deeply wounded.
· Celia Pope – 24-30 Emotional center of the play. A girl from the suburbs in a grim urban working-class environment. After 5 years of Johnny’s absence, she is at the breaking point.
· Mother - Male 22-28. Drug-pusher and addict. A stone-cold business man. Charming, scary
· Apples – Male – Addict. Mother’s right-hand man.
· Chuch – Male – Addict. Mother’s enforcer, big, intimidating, but decent and kind.
· Polo Pope - 28 to 38. The black-sheep brother. Sweet but tough.
· A Man – Addict. Part of Mother’s entourage.
· Putski – Female – A rich addict from suburban Greenwich, Connecticut. Young. Naïve.
May 15, 2018 - June 30, 2018
2018-03-24 02:00 :
Pittsburgh Musical Theater
A current resume and headshot
1-2 minute monologue
16 bars of a song a capella
Entire package not to exceed 3-4 minutes.
You may be asked to cold read from the script