AKEELAH AND THE BEE
DIRECTION BY AUDRA HONAKER
Auditions will be held for adults and children on Sunday, July 30, 4 PM – 8 PM.
Auditions are by appointment only and will be held at Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre, 1601 Willow Lawn Dr., Richmond, VA 23235. Callbacks will be held on August 1, 2017.
Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to request an appointment or ask a question.
Those auditioning are asked to read from the script. Sides will be available on Monday, July 24.
First Rehearsal: Sept 4, 2017
Run: Sept 29 – Nov 5, 2017 (must be available for weekday matinee performances)
Seeking Non-Union performers only. All performers will be paid.
AKEELAH ANDERSON – Female, 11, African American
GAIL ANDERSON, 35, African American, Akeelah’s Mother
REGGIE ANDERSON, 17, African American, Akeelah’s Brother
DR. JOSHUA LARABEE, 50’ish, African American, Akeelah’s spelling bee coach/teacher
GEORGIA, 11, African American, Akeelah’s best friend
BATTY RUTH, 70’ish, African American, 1st floor Neighbor
DRUNK WILLIE, 70’ish, African American, building Super
JT, 21, African American, neighbor, district judge, National TV announcer
DYLAN CHIU, male, 12, Asian American
JAVIER MENDEZ, male, 12, Latino
TRISH, female, 12, caucasian
IZZY, female, 11, Asian
RATCHET RHONDA, female, 14
MR. CHIU, male, 30, Asian American