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OPT AUDITIONS for Bound for Albania

OPT is thrilled to announce AUDITIONS for its upcoming production of Bound for Albania by local playwright, Johnrick Hole. Directed by Donovan Johnson. visit our website: www.optheater.com or call 614-943-1776 for more info.

Here's what you need to know!

Please prepare a 1-minute monologue and be prepared to read from the script. If Donovan needs to see more he may ask you to stay for the next time slot following your sign up.

Paid, non-union.

Auditions: July 24 from 1 - 4 pm at AMFC - 1661 Old Henderson Rd, Columbus, (click the link to sign-up) 

Rehearsals: October 4 – 28, 2021 (AMFC 1661 Old Henderson Rd, Columbus)

Tech: Nov 1 – 3

Performances: Nov 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13 at 8 pm and Nov 7 and 14 at 2 pm. (Abbey Theater of Dublin)

Synopsis: Jill, a retired nurse, is inspired to help Syrian refugees. The Syrians are fleeing their war-torn country and are separated from their families. They are on epic journeys to reunite with their families and make it to a safe place. Jill is assigned to a refugee camp in Albania, where she works with the staff to help these refugees. Will her family understand her desire to go an epic journey of her own? Even if it means leaving them behind?

Characters:

Jill: 73, a retired nurse with the heart and desire to help anyway she can.

Bev: 72, Jill’s sister, retired, Jill’s closest confidante.

Charley: 62, Jill and Bev’s brother, walks with a cane from a childhood accident, can take care of himself but is unsure about Jill’s plans.

Laura: 36, Jill’s daughter, works in Chicago, fiery, and wants to convince Jill to change her plans.

Steven: 34, Jill’s son, working on his graduate degree, close to home to stay near Jill.

Ljud: 69, Albanian man, the director of the refugee center in Gjirokastra.

Ianame: 22, Syrian woman, a refugee traveling alone.

Marta: 55, Albanian woman, she is a “jack of all trades” and essential to the refugee center.

Murad: 35, Syrian man, a refugee desperate to find the family that he was separated from.

 

Date: 07/24/2021 (Sat.)

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm EDT

Location: AMFC
1661 Old Henderson Rd, Columbus, OH 43220

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