“Caroline, Or Change” presented by Fly North Theatricals

Website URL Fly North Theatricals

FNT is seeking a racially diverse cast of non-union actors and actresses of all ages including several children. Please read the character descriptions carefully.

If cast, all actors over the age of 16 will receive a stipend and there will be no “performance fee” required of child actors.

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Please prepare…
– 16-32 bars of contemporary or jazz/blues-based musical theatre (or similar)
– one of the music cuts from the show we will provide
– a monologue no longer than one minute.

Creative team:
Director – Jacqueline Thompson
Choreographer – Chris Page-Sanders
Music Director – Colin Healy
AD/SM – Bradley Rohlf

CHARACTERS:
CAROLINE THIBODEAUX
Black Female Identifying, Age Portrayed: 35 to 45, Mezzo-Soprano E3-E5
Works as a maid to the Gellman family. She is a divorcee with four children and resistant to change in the world. Bitter, tired, devoted.
NOAH GELLMAN
Non-Black Male Identifying, Age Portrayed: 7 to 10, Countertenor G3-E5
A young Jewish-American boy, the son of Caroline’s employer, Stuart Gellman. Shy, forgetful, and looks to Caroline for comfort and distraction.
THE RADIO
Black Female Identifying, Age Portrayed: any adult, Trio a la Supremes
Part narrator, part friend, and part subconscious to Caroline and her story. Played by three women.
THE DRYER/THE BUS (doubled)
Black Male Identifying, Age Portrayed: any adult, Tenor E3-C5
Part narrator, part friend, and part subconscious to Caroline and her story.
THE WASHING MACHINE
Black Female Identifying, Age Portrayed: any adult, Mezzo-Soprano G3-E5
Part narrator, part friend, and part subconscious to Caroline and her story.
THE MOON
Black Female Identifying, Age Portrayed: any adult, Soprano B3-A5
Part narrator, part friend, and part subconscious to Caroline and her story.
STUART GELLMAN
Non-Black Male Identifying, Age Portrayed: 30 to 40, Baritone B3-G5
A Jewish-American man and jazz clarinetist (preferred if actor can play the clarinet). Noah’s father and Rose’s new husband. He is also Caroline’s employer. He has trouble connecting to his son and new wife.
ROSE STOPNIK GELLMAN
Non-Black Female Identifying, Age Portrayed: 35 to 45, Mezzo-Soprano G3-E5
Stuart’s new wife and Noah’s Stepmother. An old friend of the Gellmans. She has recently moved to the South.
MR. STOPMIK
Non-Black Male Identifying, Age Portrayed: 65 to 75, Baritone F3-E5
Rose’s father from New York City. A politically progressive man with dissenting opinions.
EMMIE THIBODEAUX
Black Female Identifying, Age Portrayed: 16 to 18, Soprano/Mezzo-Soprano F3-F5
Caroline’s only daughter and the second of four children. Observant, rebellious, outspoken.
JACKIE THIBODEAUX
Black Male Identifying, Age Portrayed: 9 to 12, Tenor A3-D5
Caroline’s son. Though he is older than Joe, he is more sweet and na├»ve.
JOE THIBODEAUX
Black Male Identifying, Age Portrayed: 8 to 11, Tenor B3-D5
Caroline’s son. Though he is the baby of the family, he is outspoken and skeptical.
DOTTY MOFFETT
Black Female Identifying, Age Portrayed: 25-35, Mezzo-Soprano F3-D5
Caroline’s high-spirited friend and fellow maid. A drinker and smoker, she is routinely admonished by Caroline for her behavior.
GRANDMA GELLMAN
Non-Black Female Identifying, Age Portrayed: 55 to 65, Mezzo-Soprano G3-E5
Stuart’s mother and Noah’s grandmother. She is concerned for her son’s melancholy and an admirer of his new wife.
GRANDPA GELLMAN
Non-Black Male Identifying, Age Portrayed: 60 to 70, Baritone G3-E5
Stuart’s father and Noah’s grandfather. He is aloof to the changes occurring in the South.

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