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The Last Night Of Ballyhoo-Washington, DC - Casting ID # 1583476
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Washington, DC Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 10-29-18
Audition Date 01-27-19 Submission deadline 01-12-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
A look at anti-Semitism in the South centers on the planning of the Atlanta Jewish community’s annual Ballyhoo ball during the excitement surrounding the premiere of Gone with the Wind. Especially concerned is the Freitag family: bachelor Adolph; his widowed sister, Beulah (Boo) Levy; and their also widowed sister-in-law, Reba. Boo is determined to have her dreamy, unpopular daughter, Lala, attend Ballyhoo, believing it will be Lala’s last chance to find a socially acceptable husband. Adolph brings his new assistant, Joe Farkas, home for dinner. Joe is Brooklyn born and bred, and furthermore is of Eastern European heritage—several social rungs below the Freitags, in Beulah’s opinion. The family gets pulled apart and then mended together with plenty of comedy, romance, and revelations along the way. Events take several unexpected turns as the characters face where they come from and are forced to deal with who they really are. who they really

Role # 1 Adolf Freitag
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A business man. Adolf is a loving, kind, quiet soul. He is the only male figure in a household filled with women of outspoken, quirky personalities.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 2 Boo Levy
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Adolf's sister, a few years older. Boo is an unstoppable force. She voices her opinions with little regard as to their effect on others. Her main objective is to have her daughter Lala attend Ballyhoo and meet a future husband.


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

Role # 3 Lala Levy
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Boo's daughter. Lala is a dreamer, somewhat immature for her age and just as opinionated as her mother. She is obsessed with the premiere of Gone With the Wind, as she sees herself as a future novelist.


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

Role # 4 Reba Freitag
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RAdolf's sister-in-law. Although Reba often appears oblivious to the family's on-goings and somewhat dingy , she is the voice of reason and truth. Her insights as to what is really going on is honest and objective. She is colorful and warm, just like the off-beat sweaters she loves to knit.


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

Role # 5 Sunny Freitag
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Reba's daughter.Sunny is well educated but struggles with understanding and accepting her Jewish heritage. She is pretty and sharp and is many of the things Lala is not.


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

Role # 6 Joe Farkas
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Adolf’s business assistant. Joe is the unexpected visitor and the outside voice that causes the Frietag household to re-examine its Jewish identity. Joe is the intellectual match for Sunny.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 7 Peachy Weil
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A visitor from Lake Charles. Peachy is a well to do young man from a socially acceptable family and is a possible date for Lala and Ballyhoo. Peachy is full of surprises with his outspoken, silly prankster personality.


Searchable talent specs :

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