Auditions: The Glass Menagerie (Play)
August 26, 2017 –
Auditions: The Glass Menagerie
Directed by Amy Glass
Auditions are August 26 & 27 from 2-5 pm both days at the Corn Stock Theatre Center.
Production dates are October 27 & 28, November 2-4 all at 7:30 pm, November 5 at 2:30 pm.
The Glass Menagerie
Amanda Wingfield (The Mother): Female, (late 40’s – early 60’s)
An iron butterfly; a proud woman fiercely devoted to her children; still holds onto the ideals of her genteel southern upbringing; girlish and grotesque; narcissistic and loving; sensitive and harsh; a realist while living in the reveries of a lifelong vanished; charming and manipulative; a survivor.
Tom Wingfield (The Son): Male, (mid 20’s – early 30’s)
30-ish in the present, 21 in the memory; narrator of the play; a poet who works in a warehouse; caught between responsibility to his family and following his dreams; explosive, mercurial, lonely, and caring; deeply devoted to his sister; a suffocating dreamer.
Laura Wingfield (The Daughter): Female, (mid –late 20’s)
To play 23; sensitive; painfully shy; a childhood illness has left her physically impaired; retreats from reality through her collection of glass animals; loves her mother and brother; always puts others before herself; seeking disabled and non-disabled actors.
Jim O'Connor (The Gentleman Caller): Male, (mid 20’s – early 30’s)
To play 23; Tom's lone friend at the warehouse and former classmate of Laura's; a nice guy; pleasant in appearance and demeanor; peaked in high school; he is the outside world.