Theatre IV Announces Auditions for A Time to Kill

By on February 24, 2019

Pontiac Theatre IV is pleased to announce auditions for the final show of our 2018-2019 season A Time to Kill adapted from the John Grisham novel for the stage by Rupert Holmes. A Time to Kill is produced in association and with materials provided by Playscripts, Inc. The show is produced and directed by Steven M. Cunningham.

Auditions will be held on Monday May 13, Wednesday May 15 and Thursday May 16 at 7:00 pm at the Michigan School for the Arts, 819 Golf Dr, Pontiac, MI. Auditioners will be asked to read from the script.

The roles available are:

Carl Lee Hailey – Defendant, Black male 30-40
Jake Brigance – Defense Attorney, White male, 30-40
Rufus Buckley – District Attorney, White male 35-45
Ellen Roark – Law Clerk, White female 22-0
Ozzie Walls – County Sheriff, Black male 35-50
Judge Omar Noose – Judge, White male 40-65
Lucien Wilbanks – Law Professor, White 45 -70
James Louis “Pete” Willard – White male “Redneck” 18-25
Billy Ray Cobb – White male “Redneck” 18-25
Vernon Pate – Court Officer White male 35-55
Dr. Wilbert Rodeheaver – Psychiatrist White male 45-65
Gwen Hailey – Defendant’s wife, Black female 30-40
Dr W.T. Bass – Psychiatrist, White male, 50-65
Drew Tyndale – Public Defender – White male, 25-35
Norma Gallow – Court Stenographer – Female any age
D,R, Musgrove – Co-Counsel to District Attorney – White Mail, 30-40
Cora Cobb – Witness for the Prosecution – White female 34-50
Terrell Grist – Klan thug, White male 22-50
And several other Guards, Clerks and Deputies as needed.
Some roles may be doubled as needed.

Performances will be held on July 12, 13, 19 and 20 at Pontiac’s Little Art Theatre, 47 North Saginaw, Pontiac MI. Rehearsal dates and time are TBD.

For audition information, please contact Steven M. Cunningham at merwynel@aol.com

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