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Father Knows Best Auditions-Chicago, IL - Casting ID # 1551702
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Chicago, IL Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 07-17-17
Audition Date 03-12-18 Submission deadline 03-11-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Father just wants his family to stay home for an evening together—is that too much to ask? But when he puts his foot down, suddenly the whole town comes to them instead! This wholesome comedy is fun for the whole family.

Role # 1 Margaret Anderson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

In her early 40's; she is the wife and mother. She has a realistic attitude toward her family and copes with them when she can. When she can't cope with them, she appeals to Father – but not too hopefully.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 60

Role # 2 Betty Anderson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

She is 18 and the oldest child in the family. She combines her mother's attractiveness with her father's tenacity


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 9 to 19

Role # 3 Kathy Anderson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

She is the youngest family member; an alert, extremely self-possessed little live wire of ten, who often knows exactly how to get around Father.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 9 to 19

Role # 4 Jim Anderson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A youthful-looking man in his early 40's, Father is still good-looking and trim of figure. His attempts to cope with the family's problems are sincere, but they just don't work out. His "calm" attitude is particularly goading, especially when everyone else is in a dither.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 60

Role # 5 Bud Anderson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Bud, the son, is an active, athletically inclined boy of fifteen. As yet, girls are still in the "pain in the neck" category


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 19

Role # 6 Ralph
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Ralph is Betty's age, a nice-looking, levelheaded fellow, who would like to date Betty.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 19

Role # 7 Mr. Brinkworth
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

He is a dignified, prosperous-looking man in his late 40's or early 50's. He is a well-tailored businessman.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 60

Role # 8 Ramona
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

She is a vain, pretty girl of Betty's age who is forever fussing and primping.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 9 to 19

Role # 9 Janie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

She is around the same age as Betty and Ramona and is a plain-looking, studious girl.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 9 to 19

Role # 10 Patty
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Patty, age 10, is Kathy's friend. She is a bright, precocious child who has a crush on Bud.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 9 to 19

Role # 11 Mrs. Wembley
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

These ladies are all members of the Garden Club. Mrs. Wembley


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 60

Role # 12 Mrs. Jones
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

is the leader of this group of ladies. None of the other ladies dare


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 60

Role # 13 Mrs. Woolsey
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

make a move or offer an opinion without first consulting Mrs. Wembley, then they echo her sentiments.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 60

Role # 14 Perkins
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A police matron, she is a middle-aged woman with a cheery voice and a deceptively motherly air. She can, when the occasion warrants, move with brisk and cheerful readiness, and she has a grip of iron.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 60

Role # 15 Repair Man
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A washing machine repairman, he can be of almost any age, has a bored, indifferent air and speaks in a flat, weary voice.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 60

Role # 16 Officer Johnson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

He is a moderately good-natured police officer who goes about doing his duty as he sees fit.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 60

Role # 17 Bud's Friend
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

He is Bud's age, active and noisy.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 19