Auditions

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Season 13

Fences

Monday, November 2nd & Tuesday, November 3rd at 7-9pm
Callback to be held Wednesday, November 4th at 7pm

CAST - **CASTING NOTE: All roles require performers to be African-American
TROY MAXSON
JIM BONO, Troy’s friend
ROSE, Troy’s wife
LYONS, Troy’s oldest son by previous marriage
GABRIEL, Troy’s brother
CORY, Troy and Rose’s son
RAYNELL, Troy’s daughter

FENCES
Written by August Wilson

Directed By Brian Daye

AUDITION DATES
Monday, November 2nd & Tuesday, November 3rd at 7-9pm
Callback to be held Wednesday, November 4th at 7pm

PERFORMANCE DATES
Fridays & Saturdays
January 23 - February 6, 2021
7:30pm

SYNOPSIS
Set in segregated Pittsburgh in the 1950s, “Fences” depicts the life of Troy Maxson, a former Negro League baseball star now scraping by as a sanitation worker. A towering figure facing thwarted aspirations, Troy attempts to assert control in his life through his relationships with his wife and son. But even as he takes responsibility for their safety and well-being, he betrays them each in ways that will forever alter their lives. Part of August Wilson’s 10-play Century Cycle, “Fences” explores the walls we build around ourselves and our loved ones, while also illuminating one family’s struggles in a racist society. Winner of the 1987 Pulitizer Prize and Tony Award for Best Play.

Auditions will be held in-person over three days. Auditions will also be social-distanced, mask-required, and opportunities for the use of Hand-sanitizer and hand-washing will be encouraged and promoted throughout. If you have any questions regarding the safety protocols and the process of auditions, please feel free to visit Lee Street theatre’s COVID-19 Policy Page at https://leestreet.org/covid19-policies/ to reach out to Executive Director Rod Oden at rod@leestreet.org.

ROLES
CAST - **CASTING NOTE: All roles require performers to be African-American
TROY MAXSON
JIM BONO, Troy’s friend
ROSE, Troy’s wife
LYONS, Troy’s oldest son by previous marriage
GABRIEL, Troy’s brother
CORY, Troy and Rose’s son
RAYNELL, Troy’s daughter