BCT is pleased to hold auditions for Foxfire on Monday, September 19th, and Tuesday, September 20th, from 7PM to 9PM. Callbacks, if needed, on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 from 7PM to 9PM. The location is Kenhill Center, 2614 Kenhill Drive, Bowie, MD 20715.
Foxfire is a drama by Susan Cooper and Hume Cronyn. It is produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. The director is Frank Pasqualino. Performance dates will be December 2-18, 2016.
Synopsis: Annie Nations, a strong-willed Appalachian woman, lives on her mountain farm with her sharp-tongued, bullheaded husband, Hector. Her tranquility is threatened by a brash real estate developer who wants to turn her land into a vacation resort, and by concern over her son, Dillard, a country singer who has come home with two stranded children because his wife has run away. Annie's battle to decide her future takes her through some funny, touching and magical flashbacks to her life with Hector. Foxfire is a poignant drama about maintaining one's identity and memories through the inevitable march of time.
Characters and Audition Details: There are four men and two women roles. All those auditioning should prepare a 1-2 minute monologue. Those auditioning for the roles of Hector and Annie should be prepared to sing 8-16 bars a capella of a song of their choice (folk songs preferred). Those auditioning for Dillard should be prepared to sing at least 16 bars of a song; preferably country/folk/bluegrass in style while accompanying them self on the acoustic guitar.
Annie Nations: An elderly mountain woman (must play a range of ages but mostly late 70’s)
Hector Nations: The ghost of her deceased husband, a mountain farmer (must play a range of ages but mostly mid 70’s)
Prince Carpenter: Amiable, successful, hard-working real estate agent with a sense of humor (40 + or -)
Holly Burrell: Young, attractive and slightly off beat, a mixture of eagerness and vulnerability (mid 20’s)
Dillard Nations: Annie's son, gentle, troubled man, a performer (Late 20’s to Mid 30’s) needs to sing and play guitar
Doctor: Elderly, a weary, kindly man, confident, professional, unflappable (Late 40’s to Late 60’s)
For information, contact the director, Frank Pasqualino