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Friday, November 20, 2015

Auditions: ‘Eye of God’ for Circle Players

Auditions
Circle Players will hold auditions for the next production of their our 2015-2016 season, “Eye of God”, a haunting dramatic mystery by Tim Blake Nelson, at 7 PM on Sunday December 13th and Tuesday December 15th.
The play is set in a small, dying Oklahoma town, where a young woman finally meets her beau: a just-released convict with whom she’s corresponded for three years. Her story weaves in and out of the memories of a weary detective investigating a grisly case in a nearby lake, and a broken, mute boy who may hold the key to the mystery.
Director Christie Leigh Carver of Bound Brook seeks actors and actresses to fill the following roles:

  • Sam Rogers – 40+ male; sheriff, lead investigator, weary from a long career trying to make sense of and bring order to the chaos humans inflict on each other; it is his memories that guide us through the play
  • Jack – 30′s male; charming and warm, an ex con who has devoted his new life to the bible and to Ainsley
  • Willard Sprague – 40′s male; parole officer, congenial, straight-forward guy trying to do his job while dealing with troubles at home
  • Tom – boy of 12-14; troubled and haunted, trying to find his footing in a life filled with pain and turmoil
  • Les – patrolman, 20′s-30′s male; second under Rogers, keen but inexperienced, hasn’t seen much more than a parking ticket before, nevertheless enjoys the authority of being senior officer
  • Del (also Voice 2 cop)- 20′s-30′s male; sees and hears everything from his vantage point of the convenience store in the center of town
  • Glen (also Voice 1 cop) – 20′s-30′s male; patrolman, green and eager
  • Lee – 40+ male; Ainsley’s boss, owns the luncheonette, curmudgeon
  • Ainsley – 20′s female; not worldly but not as uncomplicated as her naïveté and open manner would suggest
  • Dorothy – late 30′s-40′s; waitress, Tom’s aunt & guardian, strong and kind, somehow manages to maintain faith and keep her head up after all the pain and strife she has weathered
  • Janice – 20′s female; waitress, Ainsley’s coworker, young but tough and more world-wise than her friend
The director asks actors to bring a resume and be prepared to list any schedule conflicts for January-March. Auditions will consist of readings from the script.
circleplayers004003 (1) Auditions will take place at Circle Players, located at 416 Victoria Ave, Piscataway, NJ 08854.
Performances are February 19th, 20th, 26th, 27th, March 4th, and March 5th, 2016, at 8PM, and March 6th, 2016, at 3 PM.




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