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Ruth/Mother Proctor (Lead/Chorus/Double Casting)

Ruth is a private, no-nonsense yet liberated woman who knows the pleasures of sexual freedom, intimidating to the average man or woman, exuding a level of confidence that suggests that her heart cannot be penetrated or pierced.

She is calculative. Her behaviors are intentional and seemingly mechanical, robotic yet clear and conscious. Friends and friendships for her are expendable. Only two things can hurt her and cause her to fall to her knees: not achieving one of her calculated goals or watching her mother sacrifice or be compromised. She is the only daughter of Earl and Pearl, and she serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Calvary Missionary Church’s Pulpit Search Committee.

Mother Proctor is a sweet church mother, African-American female, 80 to 85 “years-young"

Age range for this role: 22-47

Required Skills: Experienced, strong actor; Capable of singing on pitch both in a lead or choral capacity. Alto (Bb3-Db5)

Required: Headshot and resume

Auditions and most of the scheduled rehearsals will be conducted at Center City Brightwood Campus, 6008 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC.

The In-person auditions will be held on June 25 and 26, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

We are calling for Union AND Non-union actors.

Project Type:  Theatre Status:  Union Salary:  $150.00/day Ethnicity:  Black / African descent
Sex:  Female Age:  all ages Role:  Actor City:  Washington DC

Project Details

Short Synopsis:  Roll On! is a musical about family and faith, and what happens when trust is lost or broken. It tells the story of a teenage boy who wants to become pastor of his family’s church, but life’s cares and family secrets choke his goal. Along the way, he meets and falls in love with the woman of his childhood dreams, recalls that true love forgives, and learns that forgiveness empowers, enabling him to move on and fulfill his destiny. While there are many references to the Gospel, Roll On! is not didactic but a play that triumphantly reveals many heartfelt, universal themes. With no “DIVAS” written into the script, it is an ensemble piece in which each character’s arc yields importance to the story. The play spans a total of 25 years. Actors must convincingly play a broad range of ages. Post reading plans and future opportunities for the cast include a touring show to be initiated in November, following the October 2022 DMV opening launch.
Producer:  ROLL ON! Productions, LLC
Director:  Eric Ruffin
Casting Director:  Kimothy Storey
Company:  Roll On! Productions
Deadline: EXPIRED (7 days ago)

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