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The Great Gatsby-Billings, MT - Casting ID # 1556426
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Billings, MT Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 09-18-17
Audition Date 02-26-18 Submission deadline 02-25-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
In the summer of 1923, New York reaches boiling point: the parties are longer, the morals are looser, the liquor is stronger and the jazz is hotter. Nick Carraway, a young Yale graduate and veteran of the First World War, arrives from the Midwest to seek his fortune. He is soon drawn into the decadent, hedonistic world of America’s richest, but when tragedy strikes, Nick is forced to decide whether money matters more to him than his morality.

Role # 1 Older Nick
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Great Gatsby is told entirely through the Older Nick’s eyes; he is the narrator or storyteller, and his thoughts and perceptions shape and colour the story.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 49

Role # 2 Nick Carraway
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Fresh-faced and newly arrived from Minnesota to learn the bond business, Nick is also a cousin of Daisy Buchanan. Honest, tolerant, and inclined to reserve judgment, Nick often serves as a confidant for those with troubling secrets.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 49

Role # 3 Jay Gatsby/Gatz
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A handsome man with a strange combination of friendly charm and formality.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 49

Role # 4 Tom Buchanan
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Daisy’s immensely wealthy husband, once a member of Nick’s social club at Yale. Powerfully built and hailing from a socially solid old family, Tom is an arrogant, hypocritical bully.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 49

Role # 5 Daisy Buchanan
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Described by Fitzgerald as “flawless porcelain”, Daisy is sardonic and somewhat cynical, and behaves superficially to mask her pain at her husband’s constant infidelity.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 43

Role # 6 Jordan Baker
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Daisy’s close friend, a woman with whom Nick becomes romantically involved during the course of the play. A competitive golfer, Jordan represents one of the “new women” of the 1920s—cynical, boyish, and self-centred.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 43

Role # 7 Myrtle Wilson
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Tom’s lover, whose lifeless husband George owns a run-down auto shop. Myrtle herself possesses a fierce vitality and desperately looks for a way to improve her situation.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 43

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

Myrtle’s husband, the lifeless, exhausted owner of a run-down auto shop. George loves and idealizes Myrtle, and is devastated by her affair with Tom.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 69

Role # 9 Wolfsheim
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Gatsby’s friend, a prominent figure in organized crime. Before the events of the play take place, Wolfsheim helped Gatsby to make his fortune bootlegging illegal liquor.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 69