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Our Lady Of 121st St. Auditions-Albany, NY - Casting ID # 1582038
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Albany, NY Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 10-08-18
Audition Date 03-17-19 Submission deadline 12-22-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
After the death of the beloved Sister Rose, a group of her former students return to their Harlem neighborhood to pay respects. But at the funeral home, there's a problem: her dead body has been stolen. An irreverently brash and insightful dark comedy, "Our Lady of 121st Street" paints a vivid comic portrait of what happens when old friends meet old wounds, and how old habits die hard.

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

Distraught at the passing of Sister Rose, outraged at the state of the world, wearing no pants.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 2 Balthazar
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Former student of Sister Rose. Police detective whose young son was murdered. Carries a weight and weariness about him, takes nips from a half-pint bottle regularly.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 3 Rooftop
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Former student of Sister Rose, now a successful morning radio DJ in L.A. Inez’s ex-husband, cheated on her with Norca and many others. Hugely charismatic, restless, generally follows his appetites with abandon. Terrified to see Inez and face his demons.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 4 Father Lux
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Priest at the church. Uses a wheelchair, lost his legs in the Korean War. Weary, but tough, with little patience for Rooftop’s antics.


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

Role # 5 Flip
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Former student of Sister Rose, who has moved to Wisconsin, become a lawyer and come out as gay—but the people he grew up with don’t know it, and he’s desperate to keep it that way. Is infuriated by Gail and adores him.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 6 Gail
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Flip’s partner who has accompanied him from Wisconsin, where he is an amateur actor. A total queen who finds Flip’s return to his hetero high school persona horrifying.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 7 Inez
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Former student of Sister Rose. Rooftop’s ex-wife of 15 years, harbors massive spite for him and Norca. Has since remarried and grown up, but still has the sass and bite of the neighborhood in her.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 8 Norca
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Former student of Sister Rose. “Nasty Norca.” Fiery, foul-mouthed and volatile, with a wicked wit.


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

Role # 9 Edwin
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Former student of Sister Rose. Pinky’s brother and caretaker, bears an enormous sense of responsibility for him. Loves his brother dearly, but feels trapped and exasperated by this life.


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

Role # 10 Pinky
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Edwin’s brother. Suffered a head injury as a kid and was left somewhat simple. Like a grown child, an innocent. Needs regular hugs.


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

Role # 11 Marcia
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Sister Rose’s niece. High-strung, and a bit unhinged, swinging wildly from kindness to ranting indignation.


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

Role # 12 Sonia
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Marcia’s friend, has accompanied her here from Connecticut. A bit odd and not from this world. A fish out of water.


Searchable talent specs :

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