Audition Information for:

CASTING CALL!!!!
The Henry Players Present:
Still Life With Iris
By Stephen Dietz

Who:
Anyone between the ages of 5-500 years old.


How to prepare:
Anyone 6th grade and below needs to remember and tell their favorite joke to the director.
All others need to prepare and recite from memory a one minute monologue. Also be prepared for cold readings.


Production title: Still Life With Iris
Union / Non-Union: Non-Union
Production Type: Community Theater
Project length: Full Length Play
Production location: Hood Street Arts Center
Production Company: The Henry Players
Director: Matthew Rodgers
Producer: Deb Salter
Audition Location: 136 Hood Street McDonough, Ga. 30253
Email: TheHenryPlayers@gmail.com
Compensation: None

KEY DATES
Auditions:
April 24, 2017 6:00 – 9:00 PM
April 25, 2017 6:00 – 9:00 PM
(Please note all auditions are walk-ins and first come first serve. If you cannot make these dates the director is willing to schedule an alternate audition time/date but you will need to make arrangements prior to 6:00pm April 25th.)
Callbacks (if needed): April 29th at 11am.
Show dates: June 15-18th, 2017; June 22-25th, 2017
Show Strike: June 25th

Synopsis:Set in Nocturno, "Still Life With Iris" chronicles a young girl's quest to regain her memory and with it her home. With the help of the incredible people she meets along the way, Iris' crusade recovers more than her past. She succeeds in finding herself: the power of faith and the courage of persistence. These traits will lead her home.

Character BIOS
IRIS a young girl. brave and precocious, quirky, fun and fearless in that way only kids can be. The Great Goods decide she is the BEST girl so she is taken to their island where she begins her great adventure to find home.

MOM Iris' mother. Warm and loving, a great mom. Her memory is taken away from her when her past coat is stolen. She then becomes MISS OVERLOOK and is forced to work for The Great Goods on Great Island.

MAN/ MISTER MATTERNOT A mysterious man sent to capture Iris and take her to the Island of The Great Goods. Conflicted about the work he does for the Great Goods, he looks after Iris.

LEAF MONITOR no-nonsense mother of Hazel and Elmer.

ANNABEL LEE half pirate half sea, is a girl, not much older than Iris, who is in search of her ship. She joins forces with Iris to find home.

HAZEL Elmer's sister and Iris' classmate.

GRETTA GOOD is a comically snobbish and elitist woman, greedy and obsessed with acquiring the best one of everything. Inseparable from Grotto.

ELMER Hazel's brother and Iris' classmate.

GROTTO GOOD is Gretta's other half in every way. Also comically snobbish and elitist, greedy and obsessed with acquiring the best one of everything.

FLOWER PAINTER responsible for giving all the flowers of our world color.

MOZART an 11 year old, desperate to find the conclusion to his melody. Smart, dedicated, but more open about his fears than the other children. Mozart teams up with Iris and Annabel Lee.

MEMORY MENDER Stern but quietly caring man in charge of maintaining the past coats for the residents of Nocturno

MISTER OTHERGUY is a memory-free henchmen who works for Gretta and Grotto Good.

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