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Auditions for August: Osage County-Chicago, IL - Casting ID # 1566578
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Chicago, IL Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 02-15-18
Audition Date 07-15-18 Submission deadline 07-14-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
August: Osage County centers around the Weston family, brought together after their patriarch, world-class poet and alcoholic Beverly Weston, disappears. The matriarch, Violet, depressed and addicted to pain pills and “truth-telling,” is joined by her three daughters and their problematic lovers, who harbor their own deep secrets, her sister Mattie Fae and her family, well-trained in the Weston family art of cruelty, and finally, the observer of the chaos, the young Cheyenne housekeeper Johnna, who was hired by Beverly just before his disappearance. Holed up in the large family estate in Osage County, Oklahoma, tensions heat up and boil over in the ruthless August heat. Bursting with humor, vivacity, and intelligence, August: Osage County is both dense and funny, vicious and compassionate, enormous and unstoppable. vicious and compassionate,

Role # 1 Violet Weston
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Bev’s wife and the matriarch of the Weston clan, sixty-five. In treatment for oral cancer, Violet.



Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 2 Barbara Fordham
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Bev and Violet’s oldest daughter, forty-six years old. Like her father, Barbara is an academic.


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

Role # 3 Bill Fordham
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Barbara’s husband, forty-nine. Bill and Barbara are in the midst of a separation.


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

Role # 4 Jean Fordham
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Barbara and Bill’s fourteen year old daughter. A vegetarian, old movie buff, and frequent smoker.


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

Role # 5 Ivy Weston
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A quiet, self-conscious woman, Ivy is the only daughter.



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

Role # 6 Karen Weston
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Karen, forty years old, is the youngest of Bev and Violet’s children. She is a real estate agent.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 7 Mattie Fae Aiken
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Mattie Fae is jaded and often as cruel as her.


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

Role # 8 Charlie Aiken
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Mattie Fae’s husband.Friendly, with a good sense of humor, Charlie was dear friends with.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 9 Little Charles Aiken
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Mattie Fae and Charlie’s son.Shy, clumsy, and unemployed.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Johnna Monevata
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The Weston’s new housekeeper. Johnna is a young Cheyenne woman, whose father Beverly.



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

Role # 11 Steve Heidebrecht
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Karen’s fiance. Steve conducts most of his business, what he claims is security.



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

Role # 12 Sheriff Deon Gilbrea
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The local sheriff. Deon was a high school classmate of Barbara’s, as well as her prom.



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

Role # 13 Beverly Weston
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The patriarch of the Weston clan. A former award-winning poet.


Searchable talent specs :

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