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Chicago, IL Casting Calls: Otherworld Theatre “Fahrenheit 451” Auditions

Casting Call Details:
Otherworld Theatre Company is seeking Non-Equity actors for its premier production of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. Set in a futuristic American city, Fahrenheit 451 presents a society where books are illegal and firemen burn any house that contains them. Once a faithful fireman, Montag begins to question his task and wonders what is in the books he has vowed to destroy.

All auditions will take place at 1800 W. Cornelia Ave on March 2 Suite D from 11 AM- 4 PM.

Material to Prepare: Please prepare a two minute dramatic monologue. Auditions may also consist of cold readings from the script. Please send Headshot and Resume. We will email you back a time in which to come and audition. If you have a time preference, please let us know in your submission.

Time Commitment: Rehearsals start the week of March 3rd. Tech June 3-6. Performances on June 7th, 8th, and 9th.

Website: www.otherworldtheatre.org

Pay: None promised at this time

Guy Montag, Male, Age 25-35, the protagonist. An inquisitive Fireman who realizes the emptiness of his life and starts to search for meaning in the books he is trained to destroy.

Captain Beatty, Male, Age 40-55. The Fire Chief. Calculating and devious. An enigma. Once an avid reader, he has come to hate books due to unpleasant content and contradicting facts.

Faber, Male, Age 45-55. Former English Professor. Cowardly. He has spent his life regretting that he did not defend books when he saw moves to ban them.

Clarisse, Female, Age 18-25. Cheerful, unorthodox, and intuitive. Introduces Montag to the worlds potential beauty.

Mildred, Female, Age 25-35. Montag’s wife. Fragile, weak, childish, and small minded. She is addicted to sleeping pills and is fixated on empty dramas played on parlor walls ((flat screen tv’s)).

Casting Calls Categories: Theater Casting Calls / Non-union Casting Calls / Lead Roles Casting Calls
Audition Date: March 2, 2013
Project: Otherworld Theatre Presents Fahrenheit 451
Casting Call Location: Chicago, IL

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