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Broken Glass Casting Call-Charlotte, NC - Casting ID # 1561696
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Charlotte, NC Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 11-28-17
Audition Date 04-10-18 Submission deadline 04-09-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Phillip and Sylvia Gellburg are a Jewish married couple living in New York in the last days of November 1938. Phillip is obsessed with his job at a Wall Street bank, where he works on foreclosing. Philip and Sylvia rarely spend quality time together until Sylvia suddenly becomes partially paralyzed from the waist down after reading about the events of Kristallnacht in the newspaper. Dr. Harry Hyman is called in to help and concludes that Sylvia's paralysis is psychosomatic. Sylvia reveals to Dr. Hyman the problems in her personal life, in particular, her marriage. After an argument with his boss, Philip suffers a stroke. While he is dying, he and Sylvia finally confront each other about their feelings. Upon Philip’s death, Sylvia is cured of her paralysis.

Role # 1 Sylvia Gellburg
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A quiet housewife who desperately wants to express her buried fears and longings.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 2 Philip Gellburg
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Sylvia's workaholic husband.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 3 Dr. Harry Hyman
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Sylvia's doctor.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 36 to 60

Role # 4 Margaret Hyman
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Dr. Hyman's wife.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 36 to 60

Role # 5 Harriet
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Sylvia's sister.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 6 Stanton Case
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Phillip Gellburg's employer.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60