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Lost In Yonkers Auditions-Kansas City, KS - Casting ID # 1578522
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Kansas City, KS Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 08-17-18
Audition Date 12-11-18 Submission deadline 12-09-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
A comedy by Neil Simon, and considered one of his best. Jay Kurnitz, a 16-year-old boy is living with his grandmother and helping to raise his younger brother, Arty. Although surrounded by extended family, they are a disfunctional bunch, providing little support for the boys.

Role # 1 Jay
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

He is very sensitive, much like his father. His sense of responsibility runs deep.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 13 to 17

Role # 2 Arty
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The youngest, but the wittiest.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 13 to 17

Role # 3 Eddie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A widower, Eddie is emotionally and financially strained. Perhaps a bit more sensitive than the average grown man.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

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

She must be childlike. She has a learning disability. Very kind-hearted.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 5 Grandma Kurnitz
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

She should appear “big.” She is stern and strong despite her age. She speaks with a thick German accent and comes off as quite cruel.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

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

He is a small-time gangster.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 7 Aunt Gert
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

She has a strange problem: She sometimes “sucks air back” as she speaks. This is a nervous tick that occurs when she’s under great stress.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60