Auditions for “Me and Jezebel”

Auditions for “Me and Jezebel”

ME AND JEZEBEL
By Elizabeth Fuller

AUDITION DATE: Wednesday, May 21, 5:00 to 6:30 pm.

DIRECTOR: Cameron Murray

NEEDED:   1 woman. 30 to late 40s.

LOOKING FOR: Actresses with a good sense of comic timing. Also able to learn large chunks of lines

PRODUCTION DATES: April 28 to May 16 (3 weeks, Wed. to Sat. each week)

AUDITION: Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.

OVERVIEW:  This funny, poignant play traces playwright, Elizabeth Fuller’s, true-life account of the events of the summer of 1985, when screen legend, Bette Davis, came to the Fuller’s home in Connecticut to stay for one night and ended up staying for a month creating hilarious upheaval.

“The story is delightful, the writing is entertaining and what comes out of Bette’s mouth is priceless.” (New York Post)

PERUSALS: A few perusal scripts will be available after May 5th. Please contact Danny Weathers at [email protected].

CALLBACKS: TBD

CASTING RESULTS WILL BE POSTED ON THE WEB SITE SOMETIME BEFORE JUNE 10TH.

ALL ROLES ARE PAID.

CONTACT: If you have any questions, please email Cameron Murray at [email protected].

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN:

LIZ (ELIZABETH FULLER) – Female, 30’s to late 40’s. A writer who lives with her husband and young son in Westport, Connecticut. Liz is dazzled by Miss Davis, but she has to juggle the needs of her husband (who wants Bette out of the house), her impressionable son (who begins to imitate Bette) and the endless demands of the diva herself. During the course of Bette’s stay, Liz learns new strength within herself, as well as how to assert herself.

THE ROLE OF BETTE DAVIS WILL BE PLAYED BY CHRISTOPHER PETERSON.

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