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Auditions for Equity production of “Sheila’s Day”

“SHEILA’S DAY” EQUITY PRODUCTION
LINCOLN CENTER, INSTITUTE FOR THE ARTS IN EDUCATION

TIME: The Present –
THE SETTING: The empty space that is transformed by the actors into various
locations in the American South and in South Africa. A configuration of two or three black cubes (boxes) is
upstage and center. These are used as sitting areas and platforms for standing as well as for various
other functions throughout the play. Along the perimeter of the stage is a table to be used for props,
musical instruments and devices to create sound effects.

CASTING:
QEDUSIZI MAPHALALA
South African woman, in her 30s and up. Great storyteller and singer

RUBY LEE THOMAS JEFFERSON
African-American woman, in her 30s and up. Great storyteller and
singer.

ENSEMBLE – Other characters in the stories are played by an ensemble of four additional women:
WOMAN 1 & 2
Two should be able to sing well and move well, and play South African women, age
20-30s.

WOMAN 3
One should be able to sing well and move well, and play an African-American woman, age
20-30s.

WOMAN 4
One should be able to sing well and move well, and play a Latina woman, age 20-30s.

MCCORKLE CASTING, LTD
575 EIGHTH AVENUE, 18TH FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY 10018
MARK ENVELOPES: “SHEILA’S DAY”

Audition date: The week of November 10th
This adaptation is currently in development
Table read: December 3, 2008 (one-day)
Week of development work: April 27-May 1, 2009
First rehearsal for premiere: mid-June 2009 (TBD)
Premiere: July 2009 – On or in the week of July 6, 2009. Exact date TBD)
Two weeks performances in July of 2009 (limited run)
Fall 2009: Approx. three weeks performances (limited run, TBD)

DIRECTOR: Ricardo Khan
CONCEIVED and created by: Duma Ndlovu
With additional material by Ebony Jo-Ann
Adaptation written by: Ricardo Khan

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