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PRODUCTION DETAILS:
BAD JEWS (Rehearsed Reading)
by Joshua Harmon
production genre: Comedy
region: Greater London | society: Putney Theatre Company (directory) | performance venue: Putney Arts Theatre
production dates: 04 Aug 2019 - 04 Aug 2019

AUDITION DETAILS:
who can audition?:
Open auditions
audition contact:
Edward Tout (Director)
when?:
09 Jul 2019 - 19.30
phone:
020 8788 6943 |
10 Jul 2019 - 19.30
email:
-
website:
where?:
Putney Arts Theatre
description:

REHEARSAL PERIOD:
Rehearsals will take place Friday evening 2nd August, Saturday afternoon 3rd August and all day on Sunday 4th August prior to the performance in the evening.

AUDITION PREPARATION:
Please also make sure you arrive on time. There will be a warm-up for everyone auditioning


SYNOPSIS:
After the death of their beloved grandfather cousins Daphna and Liam fight for his most precious possession, dragging Liam’s brother Jonah and girlfriend Melody into the conflict. Over one night in a New York Studio apartment, tensions explode in a tour de force of black comedy. Exploring ideas of identity, family and grief, Bad Jews is a play about the meaning of inheritance and heritage. 

PERFORMANCE SPACE: 50 seat Studio

 

BACKSTAGE OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE INCLUDE:
Lighting operator, Set construction, Sound operator

PLEASE NOTE: This is an amateur production. You do not need to be a member of Putney Theatre Company to audition, but actors and crew will need to become a member of Putney Theatre Company to take part in the show for £20 a year, and a £10 show fee will be due.


CAST DETAILS:
DAPHNA
Female
Large Role

Whirlwind of nervous energy. Takes her identity and her faith very seriously. Disapproves of Liam.

LIAM
Male
Large Role

Cynical, intelligent and superior. The self-confessed ‘Bad Jew’ who is cares nothing about his heritage.

JONAH
Male
Large Role

Reluctant to get involved in the family disputes. Lacks confidence compared to his domineering brother.

MELODY
Female
Large Role

Sweet, ditzy all-American girl. Loves music.