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Streetcar Named Desire Auditions-Portland, OR - Casting ID # 1575744
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Portland, OR Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 07-11-18
Audition Date 11-17-18 Submission deadline 11-16-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
This iconic Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece by Tennessee Williams is an exquisite study of the unraveling of Blanche DuBois, a fading southern belle, born to a once-wealthy family of Mississippi planters. After losing her home and her job as an English teacher, Blanche travels to New Orleans to live with her sister Stella, and her brother-in-law, Stanley Kowalski. She is shocked by Stella’s simple existence, her new low-class habits, and most of all, her crude, simple husband, Stanley. Wounded by romantic abuses, loss, and dangerous mistakes, Blanche prefers her world be kept in dim, flattering light. Stanley though has other ideas. Tired of feeling belittled by Blanche, he looks into her past and discovers the real truth. As the months go by, Blanche's fragile facade slowly crumbles into madness. Explosive, passionate, and heartrending, A Streetcar Named Desire is modern American theater at its best where every character is an integral part of the play! an integral part

Role # 1 Blanche Dubois
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A faded Southern belle, disgraced and penniless, Blanche is a sensitive, insecure and a romantic soul, so badly bruised by a difficult past that she cannot bear much reality.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 30 to 45

Role # 2 Stanley Kowalski
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Handsome alpha male, solid, blue-collar. Direct, passionate, often violent. Loves Stella but has no patience with Blanche and her illusions. Confident, domineering, yet vulnerable with his wife.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 25 to 35

Role # 3 Stella Kowalski
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Blanche’s sister, wife to Stanley, with whom she is madly in love. She is expecting their first child. Though her sisterly feelings are strong, she puts Stanley first in a way that reveals a cruel capacity for self-deception.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 30

Role # 4 Harold Mitchell
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Tough and unrefined but in some ways sensitive and compassionate. Shy and unconfident with women, but attracted to Blanche. Deeply affected by the impending loss of his beloved mother.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 40

Role # 5 Eunice Hubbell
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Married to Steve, owns the apartment building. Kind-hearted but pragmatic, a survivor. Supports and advises Stella.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 45

Role # 6 Steve Hubbell
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Stanley’s poker buddy. Married to Eunice; theirs is a violent but happy marriage. Rough, similar to Stanley in attitudes and behaviors.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 25 to 45

Role # 7 Female Neighbor
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A friendly neighbor with a great laugh.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 40

Role # 8 Latino Woman
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The Latino woman is a blind flower vendor. She enters the play at specific times, selling flowers for dead and forcing Blanche to remember the deaths of her loved ones.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 60

Role # 9 Bill Collector
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A young collector for the Evening Star newspaper who reminds Blanche of her young dead husband.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 25

Role # 10 Pablo Gonzales
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Pablo is also one of Stanley's poker buddies.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 25 to 40

Role # 11 Nurse/Matron
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The Nurse arrives in the last scene to take Blanche away to a mental institution. She is very strict and harsh.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 30 to 45

Role # 12 Doctor
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The Doctor also arrives in the last scene to take Blanche away to a mental institution. He is kind and gentle and represents the goodness in the world.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 60