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AUDITIONS FOR "Spatter Pattern" by Neal Bell

The Chatham Players will hold auditions for Neal Bell’s psychological drama, “Spatter Pattern” on Monday, December 8 and Tuesday, December 9 at 7:30pm. All auditions will occur at The Chatham Playhouse 23 North Passaic Ave. Production dates are March 6 thru 21, 2015 with rehearsals to begin mid-December.

Director Shannon Barry O’Grady is looking for 6-7 actors unafraid to delve deep into the thrilling abyss of this incredible psychological drama with dark comedic accents. Those auditioning for Tate and Dunn should prepare one of those character’s monologues from the script, no more than 2 minutes long, and be prepared to read from sides. Those auditioning for supporting roles should prepare a comedic monologue, no more than 1 minute long, and be prepared to read from sides.

Sides and Auditions Form are available prior to the auditions.


Download the AUDITION FORM prior to the auditions.
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Download the Auditon Scene Sides prior to the auditions.
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Download the Auditon Monologue Sides prior to the auditions.
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Hard copies will also be available at the auditions.


Synopsis

The play centers around a college professor accused of murdering one of his students meets a grieving writer in search of a story. The specter of truth hangs between them as the audience is propelled through the shadowy city they inhabit.

Character Breakdown (4-5 actors will be cast to play multiple Supporting Roles)

EDWARD DUNN (38-55) A grieving writer, desperate for a story and salvation. His complex imagination often becomes indistinguishable from reality. MARCUS TATE (40-50) A college professor accused of murder. His despondent temper and web of lies make all question his innocence. SELMA (35-55) Edward’s heartless agent who sees only dollar signs. ELLEN (30-45) Tate’s wife, scared and angry. She is ready to leave her husband despite being unsure of his guilt. HOOKER (female, 38-50) Faded, jaded, weary and unimpressed. FISHER (male or female, 25-65) Disgruntled mortuary employee. MRS ROTH (65-95) Tate and Dunn’s neighbor. Hard of hearing. ANDREA EVANS (18-23) Young, impulsive, naïve, curious, bitchy, sexy. Questions authority and humanity’s purpose. REALTOR (male or female 28-68) Impatient. DETECTIVE MUNOZ (male 30-60) Determined, passionate. MOXLEY (male or female, 25-65) Funeral parlor salesperson, nicknamed “Lurch” by co-workers. MANCHESKI (male 18-25) A student of Tate's Impulsive, mysterious, confused. Thinks he may be in love with Andrea. HUSTLER (male, 18-35) Confident, worldly, sexy. HOMELESS MAN (male 18-65) Desperate, destitute.

The Chatham Players have an open call casting policy. ALL roles are open, none are precast, and everyone is encouraged to audition. Any questions, please call Leslie Reagoso at (973) 769-3886 or email her at ccpcasting@gmail.com.