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The Grapes of Wrath-Orlando, FL - Casting ID # 1552314
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Orlando, FL Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 07-25-17
Audition Date 02-12-18 Submission deadline 02-11-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Journey with the Joad family as they pile their few possessions on a battered truck and head west for California, hoping to find work and a better life during the Great Depression.

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

A former preacher who lost his faith. He is a Christ-like figure and is based on Ed Ricketts.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Tom Joad
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Protagonist of the story; the Joad family's second son, named after his father. Later on, Tom takes leadership of the family even though he is young.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Muley Graves
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A neighbor of the Joads, he is invited to come along to California with them but refuses. The family leave two of their dogs with him; a third they take but it is killed by a car during their travels.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Aggie Wainwright -
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Daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Wainwright. Intends to marry Al.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Pa
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Patriarch, also named Tom. Hardworking sharecropper and family man. Pa becomes a broken man upon losing his livelihood and means of supporting his family, forcing Ma to assume leadership.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Ma
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Matriarch. Practical and warm-spirited, she tries to hold the family together. Her given name is never learned; it is suggested that her maiden name was Hazlett.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Sairy Wilson
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Migrants from Kansas, they attend the death of Grampa and share the journey as far as the California state line.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Ivy
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Migrants from Kansas, they attend the death of Grampa and share the journey as far as the California state line.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Noah
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The oldest son, he is the first to leave the family, planning to live off fishing on the Colorado River. Injured at birth, described as "strange", he may have slight learning difficulties.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Ruthie
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The youngest daughter. She is shown to be reckless and childish. Quarreling with another child, she reveals Tom in hiding.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 10 to 18
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Uncle John
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Older brother of Pa Joad. He felt guilty about the death of his young wife years before, and has been prone to binges involving alcohol and prostitutes, but is generous with his goods.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Winfield
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The youngest male in the family, "kid-wild and calfish".


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Rose of Sharon
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Childish and dreamy teenage daughter who develops into a mature woman.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 14 to 18
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Connie Rivers
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Rose of Sharon's husband. Nineteen years old and naïve, he is overwhelmed by marriage and impending fatherhood; he abandons her shortly after they arrive in California.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Al
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The second youngest son, a "smart-aleck sixteen-year-older" who cares mainly for cars and girls; looks up to Tom, but begins to find his own way.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 25
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Grampa Joad
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Tom's grandfather, who expresses his strong desire to stay in Oklahoma. His full name is given as William James Joad.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 17 Jim Rawley
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Manages the camp at Weedpatch, he shows the Joads surprising favor.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 18 Grandma Joad
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The religious wife of Grampa Joad, she loses her will to live after his death. She dies while the family is crossing the Mojave Desert.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 19 Mrs. Wainwright
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Mother to Aggie Wainwright and wife to Mr. Wainwright. She helps deliver Rose of Sharon's baby with Ma.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 20 Mr. Wainwright
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The father of Aggie Wainwright and husband of Mrs. Wainwright. Worries over his daughter Aggie.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -