Auditions open for ‘The Piano Lesson’
April 9, 2016
427 Laurel Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
April 11, 2016 – May 19, 2016
Mondays – Thursdays, 6:30 – 9:30 PM
Sundays, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
May 20, 21 and 22, 2016
Fridays & Saturday at 7:30 PM Sunday at 3:00
LYMON: Male, 25-40, African American, Boy Willie’s longtime friend, speaks with a disarming “straightforwardness”, fleeing the law, he plans to stay in the north and begin a new life.
BERNIECE: Female, 30-40, African America, Boy Willie’s sister, still in mourning for her husband, Crawley, blames her brother for her husband’s death.
MARETHA: Female, 10-14, African American, Berniece’s eleven-year-old daughter who is learning to play piano, the next generation of the Charles’ family.
AVERY BROWN: Male, 30-45, African American, A preacher who moves north once Berniece’s husband dies in an attempt to court her, honest and ambitious.
WINING BOY: Male, 45-65, African American A wandering, washed-up recording star who drifts in and out of his brother Doaker’s household whenever he finds himself broke.
GRACE: Female, 25-35, African American A young, urban woman whom Boy Willie and Lymon each try to pick up.