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upcoming auditions

The Outsiders

May 26th & 27th 

Avenue Arts Marketplace & Theatre announces auditions for THE OUTSIDERS!

SYNOPSIS:

Seen through the eyes of Ponyboy, a Greaser on the wrong side of life who is caught up in territorial battles between the have-it-made rich kids, "The Socs," and his tough, underprivileged family and friends. As these young people try to find themselves and each other, the sadness of sophistication begins to reach them, and change them.

 

The Outsiders is presented by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing Company. 

*Directed by: Joseph Soriano

*Auditions will be held on Tuesday, May 26th and Wednesday May 27th from 7-9pm
Callbacks (if necessary) will take place on May 28th from 7-9pm

*All auditioners are asked to come prepared to cold read from the script. We also ask that you bring a current headshot and resume with you to auditions. 

*At this time, there are no stipends and/or AEA contracts being offered!

*Rehearsals will begin on June 1st and will run Mondays through Thursdays

*Performances: July 10th, 11th, 17th and 18th at 8pm and July 12th at 2pm

CHARACTERS 

Ponyboy (male, any ethnicity, early teens) - a greaser
This role requires mild mature language and onstage violence

Johnny (male, any ethnicity, early teens) - Ponyboy's friend
This role requires onstage violence

Bob (male, any ethnicity, late teens-early 20s) - A Soc
This role requires onstage violence

Randy (male, any ethnicity, late teens-early 20s) - A Soc

Dallas (male, any ethnicity, late teens-early 20s) - a greaser
This role requires onstage violence

Two-Bit (male, any ethnicity, late teens-early 20s) - a greaser
This role requires onstage violence

Darry (male, any ethnicity, early 20s) - Ponyboy's oldest brother
This role requires onstage violence

Sodapop (male, any ethnicity, mid-late teens) - Ponyboy's second oldest brother
This role requires onstage violence

Sandy (female, any ethnicity, mid-late teens) - Sodapop's girlfriend

Cherry (female, any ethnicity, mid-late teens) - a Soc

Marcia (female, any ethnicity, mid-late teens) - Cherry's friend

Mrs. O'Briant (female, any ethnicity, 30s-50s) - a parent

Jerry (male, any ethnicity, 30s-50s) - a parent

Doctor (any gender, any ethnicity, 20s-70s) - at the hospital

Nurse (any gender, any ethnicity, 20s-70s) - at the hospital

Mr. Smye (male, any ethnicity, 30s-70s) - a teacher

Paul (male, any ethnicity, early 20s) - a Soc
This role requires onstage violence

Avenue Arts Marketplace and Theatre is a CLEan House Theatre. This means we are committed to being a space free of harassment based on sex, gender, race, religion, class, ethnicity, nationality, political belief, or ability. We are committed to being a safe environment that fully allows us to challenge ourselves, our audiences, and our communities; that supports creative risks of mind and body; and that establishes the freedom to create theatre that represents the full range of human experience

 

All questions should be directed to avenueartstheatre@gmail.com