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Ragtime the Musical-Charleston, WV - Casting ID # 1568218
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Charleston, WV Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 03-13-18
Audition Date 08-14-18 Submission deadline 08-13-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
This compelling production of the American experience tracks three diverse families in pursuit of the American dream in the "melting pot" of turn-of-the-century New York. Over the course of the show, the worlds of a wealthy white couple, a Jewish immigrant father and his motherless daughter and an African American ragtime musician intertwine. Together, they discover the surprising interconnections of the human heart, the limitations of justice and the unsettling consequences when dreams are permanently deferred. consequences when dreams are permanently

Role # 1 Booker T. Washington
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Incredibly intelligent social activist. He is an eloquent and articulate gentleman with no patience for Black Americans leading less than exemplary lives.


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Gender: Male
Age: from Any to 50
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Coalhouse Walker Jr.
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A proud and talented pianist. He is sophisticated, with a romantic demeanor and gentle heart. African-American.


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

Role # 3 Emma Goldman
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Social activist. With an unapologetically demanding presence, she is a leader and powerful woman. Russian-American.



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

Role # 4 Evelyn Nesbit
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Beautiful vaudeville performer. Thrust into the limelight after the high profile murder of her lover, the entire world is her stage.


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

Role # 5 Father
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Mother’s professionally successful husband. Fancying himself an amateur explorer, he is commanding and attractive. Enjoys being the family breadwinner.


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

Role # 6 Grandfather
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Mother’s very conservative father. He is a retired professor and easily irritated by nearly everything.


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

Role # 7 Henry Ford
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An American industrialist and founder of the Ford Motor Company.


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

Role # 8 Harry Houdini
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The famous magician. With dark features and notable physical ability, he stands as a symbol of the “American Dream.” Hungarian-American.


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

Role # 9 J.P. Morgan
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The rich, famous financier.


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

Role # 10 Little Boy
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Mother and Father’s son. He is open-hearted and curious with inexplicable clairvoyance. Never passes judgment on others.


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Gender: Male
Age: from Any to 11
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Little Girl
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ateh’s daughter. A confused and vulnerable child in a brand-new home, she is guarded and shy. Loves her father very much. Latvian-American.


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Gender: Female
Age: from Any to 11
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Mother
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The consummate wife and mother. A kind woman with incredible moral fiber. Refined, intelligent, and graceful. She is accepting of others.


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Gender: Female
Age: from Any to 39
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Sarah
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Washwoman. Sarah is beautiful and filled with a strong will to live fueled by an innocent spirit. Falls deeply in love with Coalhouse after much resistance. African-American.


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Gender: Female
Age: from Any to 29
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Sarah’s Friend
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A friend of Sarah’s who attends her funeral.


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

Role # 15 Tateh
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The haggard artist and father. He wears the trials and tribulations of his past on his sleeve but remains optimistic. Full of genuine drive and heart. Latvian-American.


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

Role # 16 Willie Conklin
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A racist volunteer fireman who destroys Coalhouse’s car.


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

Role # 17 Younger Brother
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Mother’s younger brother. With his wiry frame and obsessive personality, he is an erratic soul. Influenced greatly by Goldman's teachings.


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

Role # 18 Baseball Fans
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Part of the ensemble.


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

Role # 19 Coalhouse Supporters
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Part of the ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 20 Firemen
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Part of the ensemble.


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

Role # 21 Harlem Citizens
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Part of the ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 22 Immigrants ToAmerica
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Part of the ensemble.


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

Role # 23 New Rochelle Citizen
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Part of the ensemble.


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

Role # 24 Reporters
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Part of the ensemble.


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

Role # 25 Vacationers
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Part of the ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

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