Actors for play, "Mississippi Summer"
Seattle Jewish Theater Company
About the project and the company
Seeking actors for “Mississippi Summer” by Art Feinglass a 90-minute play about civil rights workers in the South in the 1960’s.
Civil rights workers in Mississippi faced arrests, beatings and bombings by local forces battling to preserve segregation. The play explores their conflicts with local authorities and with each other. It also looks at the idealism that initially united the civil rights movement of the early sixties and the later realities that changed everything. Based on the authors personal experiences. Rehearsals in Seattle, September-October, performances at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute and other venues in Seattle area October-November.
Location of Audition
Audition on Zoom. Link to the Zoom audition will be provided.
Headshot and resume.
Character breakdown / Project needs
Ruby Simmonds, female, Black, 20’s- 60’s
Steve Liebowitz, male,, white, 20-25
Preferred method of submission
June 19 - June 25
Callbacks or second audition/interview?
Callbacks July 26-28
Headshot and resume, demo reel if available, not essential.
Website specific to project
Sides or script location