CALLING ALL ACTORS, WRITERS, PRODUCERS!
Elan O’Connor (WMM projects “Hipster Backlash”, “Descending Harmony”, etc.), and Vivian Kerr (writer/producer of WMM project “Lines”) are hosting a full reading of their feature-length WWII ensemble drama, currently called UNTITLED, on Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 at 7:30pm.
We are looking for actors to read the following roles:
Cora Peterson, late 20’s, plain schoolteacher
Margaret Peterson Kimball, mid 20’s, resigned housewife
Lillian Peterson, 21, pretty, young idealist
Andrew Peterson, 27, eternal student, brother to Cora, Margaret & Lillian
Col. Alexander Barnes, 40, commanding
Annie, 80’s, housekeeper
Lt. Josef Friedrich, 30, earnest, plain, in love with Lillian
Cpt. William Stanley, 33, dangerous
Dr. John Shoemaker, 60s, longtime friend of the family
Teddy Kimball, 35, husband to Margaret, schoolteacher
Natalie Peterson, 20’s, Andrew’s fiancee, later wife
Michael Pritchard, 30’s, member of the district council
Send an email to [email protected] if you’d like to read!
SYNOPSIS: In a small town in rural America during World War II, a family of English expatriates invites a group of American soldiers to a birthday party, sparking tensions that mirror the violence abroad, and raising questions of love, loyalty, and duty.
“The awful daring of a moment’s surrender Which an age of prudence can never retract By this, and this only, we have existed.”
– T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land
All are welcome and snacks/drinks will be provided!