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January 25, 2020

Auditions for “SISTERS” by Joanne Hudson and Royal Shirèe

WHO: Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center, Ridgefield, CT

WHAT: “SISTERS” by Joanne Hudson & Royal Shirèe

SYNOPSIS: Two sisters, one white and one black, struggle to keep the peace at home during the Civil War. “SISTERS” investigates the concept of ownership and slavery through the lives of two “sisters,” one black and one white, who lived together before, during, and after the Civil War. Through these two real-life characters, dual playwrights take on the black girl/white girl thing and attempt to work it out through the lives of two women who lived 150 years ago.

AUDITIONS: February 7, 2020 – By Appointment Only. For consideration please email your current resume, headshot and any schedule conflict information to the Director, Kimberly Wilson at thewilsonproductions@gmail. Thank you.

AUDITION DETAILS: Sides will be provided from the play. Actors should also be versatile in playing young and mature characters. Be prepared to improvise simple ‘dance’ movements.

REHEARSALS: May 4-8, 11-15 (5-8:00pm) Rehearsals will run 4-5 nights per week with some flexibility.  Scenes with Frederick Douglass will be scheduled accordingly.

PERFORMANCES (6): May 18-22 (9:30am-2:30pm), Performances include after-show talk back. Additional public evening performance May 20th @ 7pm

AUDITIONS, REHEARSALS & PERFORMANCES: Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center, 152 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877

SEEKING: Non-Equity

– ANNA MARIE RESSEGUIE (Female) An affluent Caucasian, (20-40)

– PHILLIS DUBOIS (Female) A free African-American, (20-40)

– FREDERICK DOUGLASS (Male) A statesman, (30-50)

PERFORMANCE STIPEND: $350 Total

FOR MORE INFO: Contact Kimberly Wilson, Director, thewilsonproductions@gmail.com

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