Casting Call

"Savannah Sipping Society"

Savannah Sipping Society

by:
Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten

Produced by:
Holly J. Kowalenko

Directed by:
Tori Clemens

 

Synopsis: Four unique Southern women are drawn together by fate—and an impromptu happy hour—and decide it's high time to reclaim the enthusiasm for life they've lost through the years. Over the course of six months, filled with laughter, hilarious misadventures, and the occasional liquid refreshment, these middle-aged women successfully bond and find the confidence to jumpstart their new lives. Together, they discover lasting friendships and a renewed determination to live in the moment—and most importantly, realize it's never too late to make new old friends.

 

Director Tori Clemens is seeking the following:
Possibly 1 Adult Male as Grandma (can play 80-90)
4 Adult Females Ages 40-90

 

Character

Character Age

Description

Randa Covington Mid to late 40s Perfectionist and workaholic, coping with a surprise career derailment. She has no life and no idea how to get one.
Dot Haigler Mid to late 60s Dot is still reeling from her husband’s recent demise. She also faces the unsettling prospect of starting a new life from scratch.
Marlafaye Mosley Mid to late 50s Earthy and boisterous, Marlafaye is a good ol' Texas gal. She has come to Savannah after losing her cheating husband. Wants to rebuild her life and get revenge.
Jinx Jenkins Late 40s-early 50s Spunky. Offers her services as a much-needed life coach for the women. Blinded by her determination and efforts to give advice.
Randa's Grandmother Late 80s-90s Grandmother of Randa who appears and dies. Elegant matriarch. Male or female. (comedic death on stage)

 

Special Notes for Auditioners:

Please sign up to audition. Included in this link is the audition form
you will need to fill out and bring with you on the 23rd.
Sign Up

Please download and print all of the attached pages (“sides”) from the script.
Script Sides Pages 10-12
Script Sides Pages 18-21
We will be reading from these at the audition. There are seven pages
and you do not need to memorize them.

 

Auditions will be held at the

Somerset Valley Players

Located at 689 Amwell Road, Hillsborough. For directions click here

One Day Only
Sunday, January 23rd 2022
from 4:00-7:00 p.m.

The show runs Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.
April 29th through May 15th 2022.

For further information call 908.369.7469


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