Auditions Announced for HOT L BALTIMORE at CenterStage Players

CSPOH_logoCenterStage Players (centerstageplayersinc.com) announce auditions for Lanford Wilson’s award-winning play, HOT L BALTIMORE, directed by Burt McCollom.

When:  Sunday, January 20 (CANCELLED)
Monday & Tuesday, January 21 & 22 at 7pm-9pm
with callbacks Tuesday, January 22

Where:   Lockland High School Auditorium (Door #10 up steps).  249 W. Forrer, Cincinnati 45215

Better than GPS directions or how to actually get to the school:
From Southbound I-75: Take exit 12 – turn right off the exit, right again at the light onto E. Wyoming Ave and then take the first left onto Forrer.
From Northbound I-75: Take exit 12 – turn left onto Davis St, right onto Central Ave, left onto E. Wyoming Ave and then right onto Forrer.

Showdates:  April 26-27-28; May 3-4-5, 2019

Auditioners:
Prepare a one-minute monologue …followed by cold readings from the script. Also bring resume, headshot and rehearsal conflicts beginning March 18, 2019

HOT L BALTIMORE by Lanford Wilson
10 Men   7 Women

Set in the lobby of a rundown hotel so seedy that is has lost the “e” from its marquee. The play focuses on the decaying, condemned hotel and the upcoming eviction of its residents. Ranging in age from young to old, from defiant to the resigned, these soon-to-be homeless inhabitants meet, talk and interact with each other during the course of one day. This drama/comedy is of the passing events in their lives, of everyday encounters and of the human condition, with conversations often overlapping. The resulting mosaic of each character emerges clearly and is perceptively defined, and the sum total of what they are–or wish they were–becomes a poignant, powerful call to America to recover lost values and to restore itself in its own and the world’s eyes.

Characters:

  • Mr. Katz…hotel manager…40’s/50’s
  • Mrs. Oxenham…day desk clerk…mid 40’s
  • Bill Lewis…night clerk…early 30’s
  • Paul Granger…student…early 20’s
  • Mrs. Bellotti…mother of former tenant…mid 50’s
  • Mr. Morse…craggy…early 70’s
  • Millie…retired waitress… 50’s/60’s
  • The Girl…a call girl…19
  • April Green…a prostitute… 30’s
  • Suzy…a prostitute…30’s
  • Jackie…tough-sounding /street wise…mid 20’s
  • Jamie…Jackie’s small, “slow” brother…late teens
  • Cab Driver/Suzy’s John/Delivery guy…20’s/30’s

Questions: Contact Burt McCollom… bmccollom@cinci.rr.com…513-235-8554

For more information about CenterStage Players and the rest of our season go to centerstageplayersinc.com  and follow us on Facebook CenterStage Players (of Ohio)

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