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Daddy's Girl-Portland, OR - Casting ID # 1580875
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Portland, OR Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 09-19-18
Audition Date 12-10-18 Submission deadline 12-09-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
A widower for twenty-five years, Benard Muloovy, proprietor of Maudie’s Diner, is served a full plate of comic chaos when his deceased wife, a talking portrait on the diner wall, enlists the services of an angel to help her reunite Benard with their long, lost daughter, Elizabeth. But true to his mischievous nature, Michael, the angel, brings into Benard’s life, not one, but two Elizabeths, each with the same birthday and adopted from the same orphanage. Benard’s task is to decide which young woman is his real daughter, but there’s one problem: He doesn’t like either of them. E.L. is a snobbish restaurant critic with her eye on Benard’s secret wealth, while Lizzy suffers from a split personality disorder. However, there is no shortage of people eager to contribute to his dilemma: a forgetful waitress, a PHD student with a communication disability, a yin-yang geriatric duo, and a motorcycle mama anxious to become the next Mrs. Muloovy. But Darlynn, a woman who has been trying to get Benard to the altar for a quarter of a century, has her own bizarre strategy to win his heart. In a contest of laughter and tears, lines are drawn, sides are taken, and rules are broken, as one young lady reveals a secret and ultimately claims her paternity & but not without a twist & or two. not without a twist & or

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

Fifty year-old cook and proprietor of Maudie’s Diner. A short-tempered, grouchy man, but underneath his harsh exterior he is a kind caring person.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 50  to Any

Role # 2 Bob
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Known as “Shirtless Bob,” he is a regular customer of the diner. He’s slightly argumentative, but generally compliant with “no shoes, no shirt, no service” rule. In his 40’s give or take 10 years.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 49

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

A PHD candidate, he is a stereotypical professional student-type: glasses, simple haircut, never without textbook. He’s intelligent and articulate except when he tries to speak to Betsy.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 27 to 33

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

In her 20’s, she is Benard’s deceased wife, and has for 25 years hung as a “portrait” on the center of the upstage wall. A little feisty some “blonde” traits, she enjoys goading and lecturing her husband.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 29

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

A cheerful, hardworking, twenty year-old simple waitress, but lacks confidence, She’s a little dowdy and disheveled, but loyal and to please her boss.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20  to Any

Role # 6 Michael/Michela
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An angel with a dry sense of humor. A mischievous type who like to dangle the proverbial carrot.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

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

A sweet, bubbly woman who doesn’t hesitate to call things to call thing like she sees them. In her late 40’s to early 50’s. For 25 years she’s tried to get Benard to the alter, but hasn’t got him to first base yet. Refusing to accept defeat, she constantly tries to get his by varying her attire daily sometimes hourly.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 47 to 53

Role # 8 E.L
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

In her 20’s she is a classy, but cold, career-centered woman, who oozes with conceit and confidence. A writer of local notoriety, she her own regular column in the Kansas City Star newspaper.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 29

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

He is a confident, likeable guy with a long resume of ex-girlfriends, one of whom is E.L. who has turned him a “yes-man.”


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 27 to 39

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

A sweet, but somewhat daffy old lady nearly joined at the hip with her best friend, Violet. They are like yin and yang, only Geritol style. Each rarely speaks a complete sentence without the other one to finish it.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 11 Violet
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A sweet, delightful old lady, but a little less patient than her friend, Daisy.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

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

She is an obedient, well-mannered mouse of a girl, but with a unique split personality. When hidden behind her glasses timid and meek. But when her glasses come off, she is a dazzling one-woman stage show.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 29

Role # 13 Big Earl Ella
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A motorcycle mama complete with tattoos, body piercings and wildly colored hair, she is Lizzy’s mother. She’s loud and intimidating, but beneath her leather and chains exterior, she is a diamond in the rough – well, not really!


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 44 to 46