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Awesome Theatre

"Coffee Lady" Auditions

Awesome Theatre wants YOU  to audition for its Summer Production of COFFEE LADY,  a new comedy by Bridgette Dutta Portman and Directed by Nikki Meñez!

Joanne hates her job at McCarby's: minimum wage, irritating customers, an overbearing boss, and a geeky coworker. When Jo's sister, Char, comes up with a scheme to spill hot coffee on herself and sue McCarby's, Jo goes along with it. Can they pull it off, or is it too tall an order? Will someone spill the beans? How many coffee puns can we cram into this synopsis? And why is a mysterious old woman following Jo? Inspired by the 1992 McDonald's hot coffee lawsuit, Coffee Lady is a comedy about corporate greed, individual responsibility, sibling rivalry, the dangers of denial, and the power of truth.

Auditions will be held at PianoFight on 144 Taylor in San Francisco. February 24 & 25. Please bring a 1-2 minute contemporary comedic monologue and be prepared for some cold reading.

Rehearsals will be May 11 - June 3. Performances are on Thursday Nights at 9 PM June 4- July 23 at PianoFight in San Francisco. Performance dates are June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 2, 9, 16 & 23. Non-AEA, actors will be provided with a travel/expense stipend.

Cast Requirements

JOANNE (F) Mid 20s. An employee at McCarby’s, a fast-food restaurant.

CHAR (F) Late 20s. Joanne’s sister.

PETE (M) Early-mid 20. Joanne’s coworker.

WOMAN (F) Late 70s, a mysterious presence that only Joanne can see.

CLAUDIA (F) 30s-40s, Joanne and Pete’s manager. 

LAWYER / CUSTOMERS /HOST  Any age or gender.

Actors of all races and gender identities are encouraged to audition

If you have any questions,  please email [email protected]

For more info, go to awesometheatre.org



Location: PianoFight
144 Taylor, San Francisco, CA 94102

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