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Our Town Texas Auditions-Austin, TX - Casting ID # 1570709
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Self Response
Location Austin, TX Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 04-24-18
Audition Date 07-22-18 Submission deadline 07-21-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Tells the story of a small town, Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire, in order to tell us the story of every town, the whole world over. We follow the Gibbs and Webb families, residents of Grover’s Corners, through twelve years of life changes—from the mundane in Act I, “Daily Life,” to the romantic in Act 22, “Love and Marriage,” to the devastating in Act III, “Death and Eternity.”

Role # 1 Stage Manager
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An unnamed man, who serves as the omnipresent narrator of the play and constant link between the characters and the audience, providing vital information. He also acts out multiple parts throughout the play.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 2 Mr. Charles Webb
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The editor and publisher of the town newspaper. He is a kind man; well-liked by the people of grover’s corners.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 3 Mrs. Myrtle Webb
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Married to charles, she is a devoted wife and mother, though at times, nagging and overprotective.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 4 Wally Webb
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The son of charles and myrtle and emily webb’s younger brother. He meets an untimely death, when his appendix ruptures on a boy scout trip.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 5 Emily Webb
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The bright-eyed, intelligent daughter of Charles and Myrtle and Wally Gibbs’ older sister. Through the course of the play, Emily grows from a sweet child, to a teen, then to a young bride, married to George Gibbs.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 13 to 19

Role # 6 Frank Gibbs
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The town doctor. He is a caring father, but is not overindulgent with his children. He is concerned about the welfare of the citizens of Grover’s Corners.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 7 Mrs. Julia Gibbs
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Frank’s wife. She is a typical small-town housewife, whose life revolves around her husband and children. A thin, serious, crisp woman, who dreams of traveling outside Grover’s Corners.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 8 Rebecca Gibbs
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Gibbs and George’s younger sister, who finds him to be a bothersome pest.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 13 to 19

Role # 9 George Gibbs
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The teenage son of Dr. and Mrs. Gibbs. He is a popular, star baseball player, who is looked upon as a high school hero. His goals to attend Agricultural School and become a farmer are put on hold when he falls for and marries his childhood sweetheart, Emily Webb.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 13 to 17

Role # 10 Howie Newsome
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The town milkman, who rides a horse named Bessie. He appears at the beginning of the play, and again in the final act, during Emily’s return to the past.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 11 Joe Crowell Jr.
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The town newspaper boy. He secures a college scholarship, but his bright future is cut short when he is killed during WWI. He appears only in the first and last acts.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 12 Si Crowell
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Joe’s younger brother, who replaces him as the town paperboy.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 13 to 17

Role # 13 Samuel Craig
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Emily’s cousin on her mother’s side.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 14 Stoddard
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The town undertaker.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 15 Bill Warren
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The town constable, who conscientiously patrols the town and checks the drainage system.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 16 Simon Stimson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The organist of the Congregational Church, whose waywardness ultimately leads him to commit suicide.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 17 Professor Willard
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A faculty member of the state university who gives a boring account of grover’s corners geographical and anthropological history. Also plays a man among the dead.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 18 Woman In Balcony
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

concerned with temperance


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 19 Man In Auditorium
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

concerned with social justice


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 20 Lady In The Box
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

is a character in the audience who asks questions about culture in Grover's Corners.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 21 Farmer McCarty
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

a man he used to do chores for when he was young.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 22 Sam Craig
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

a nephew of Mrs Gibbs who left town to seek his fortune. He came back after 12 years in Buffalo for Emily's funeral.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 23 Dead Man
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 24 Dead Woman
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Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 25 Mr. Carter
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 26 Mrs. Louella Soames
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a gossipy townswoman and member of the choir


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60