DRAMAWERKS ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS
Mornings at Seven
by by Paul Osborn
directed by Kim Titus
Sunday, June 2 from 2:00 to 5:00 pm
Monday, June 3 from 7:00 to 10:00 pm
Callbacks will be Tuesday, June 4 at 7:00 pm
For an appointment time, please email
Auditions will be at Rover Dramawerks
located at 221 W. Parker Road, Suite 580 in Plano,
at the northwest corner of 75 and Parker Rd.
in the Ruisseau Village Shopping Center.
Aaronetta and Ida Gibbs have lived next door to each other most of their lives, and all of the Gibb sisters are an open book to each. Into the fray comes Myrtle Brown, perpetually engaged to Ida's son Homer. But Homer can't seem to pop the question. Taking matters into her own hands, Myrtle finally gets a proposal by compelling Homer to fly the nest. Sort of. A perennially charming portrait of small town America fifty plus years ago.
Roles: 4 men, 5 women
|Theodore (Thor) Swanson
|| (M, mid -- late 60s) Gruff-spoken but tender-hearted husband of Cora, frequently caught in the middle in conflicts between Cora and her sister, Arry. Thor is the most rational of all the males in the play.
||(F, early – mid-60s) Wife of Thor and sister of Arry, Ida and Esther. Close living with her unmarried sister for more than four decades has created some long-standing tensions (and secrets.)
|Aaronetta (Arry) Gibbs
||(F, late 50s – early 60s) The old maid sister has lived with Cora and Thor for the whole of her adult life. She is both the family gossip and snoop. She tends to be high strung and “wound up” most of the time.
||(F, mid-60s) Wife of Carl and mother of Homer. She tries to understand her husband’s “spells” and holds her family together. She dotes on son Homer and makes it difficult for him to leave.
||(M, early – mid-60s) Husband of Ida and father of Homer, Carl frequently has “spells” which result from his overwhelming sense of failure. Although a skilled craftsman, he is more a source of concern and worry than a source of strength.
||(M, late 30s -- early 40s) Carl and Ida’s son, Homer has been living at home and dating Myrtle Brown for eleven years and has been unable, or unwilling, to make a commitment. Rather thick and clumsy.
||(F, mid -- late 30s) The long-suffering fiancée of Homer Bolton, Myrtle is affectionate and seemingly willing to wait for Homer to marry her. She is pleasant, polite, and awkwardly beautiful, if a bit gawky.
|Esther (Esty) Crampton
||(F, late 60s) The eldest of the four sisters and wife of David. A calming influence when conflicts occur among her sisters. She and her husband live a couple of blocks away from the other sisters. Esty has an innate understanding of human and family interaction.
||(M, late 60s) The domineering, frequently insensitive husband of Esther, has an inflated ego and a misguided sense of superiority. He considers his wife’s family to be morons and is not reluctant to tell them so. He is capable of compassion and even affection.
All roles are available.
· Email audition14_at_roverdramawerks_com
for an appointment time and access to a script will be made available to you. Be familiar with the script before coming to auditions.
· Be prepared to read from the script.
· Please bring a resume and head shot.
· References may be required.
· Actors and technicians will receive stipends.
· Rehearsals will be in Plano starting July 21.
Please call (972) 849-0358 for more information.
Morning’s At Seven
will run August 29 - September 14, 2019
on Thursday and Friday at 8:00 and
Saturday at 3:00 and 8:00 pm,
at Rover Dramawerks,
221 W. Parker Rd., Suite 580, Plano 75023.