Epic Productions is holding auditions for its first show: Den of Thieves, written by Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Johnny Cortes. The auditions will be May 22nd to 24th from 6-10pm at Mainline Theatre (3997 St Laurent Blvd). The show will run November 21st to 24th. Character descriptions and a summary are provided below.
Summary: Maggie is a young single woman trying to change her life. She and her sponsor Paul are part of a twelve-step program intended to help recovering thieves. When Maggie’s no-good ex and his new girlfriend arrive and tell them about a large sum of unguarded drug money, she and Paul give into their lesser instincts and decided to assist in the robbery. Predictably, things don’t go according to plan.
- Maggie: Latina, Female, 20-25 years old. Recovering thief, struggling to get rid of her stealing habits and ex-boyfriend.
- Paul: African American, Male, 25-30 years old. Optimistic leader of a support group for recovering thieves.
- Flaco: Caucasian, Male, 25-30 years old. Maggie’s ex-boyfriend. Impulsive and acts like if he was latino.
- Boochie: Latina, Female, 20-25 years old. Prostitute with the reading level of a 3rd grader. Currently dating Flaco.
- Little Tuna: Male, 25-30 years old, a bit shorter. Italian mobster type, small but still doesn’t take crap from anyone. Loves donuts.
- Sal: Male, 30+ years old, bigger body build. Hit man for little tuna. Enjoys killing people.
- Big Tuna: Male, 50-60 years old. Italian mobster type, father of Little Tuna, the big man in charge, but always keeps a promise.
If you’re interested in auditioning, send your headshot, resume, and the role you would like to audition for to firstname.lastname@example.org