Auditions for A PIECE OF MY HEART by Shirley Lauro at Powerstories Theatre, Tampa, FL
Directed by Brianna Clare Larson
Performance Dates: Feb 8-25

AUDITIONS: Friday Dec 29 5:00-10:00pm and Saturday Dec 30 12:00-6:00

Please email brianna.larson@gmail.com to schedule an audition appointment.

If you are interested in the show but not available either day, please email me and we can arrange another time to meet. Please bring a headshot/resume, prepare a short dramatic monologue, and be prepared to cold read from the script.

If you are interested in the role of MARYJO please be prepared to sing and play a song on the guitar. We are looking for a diverse cast of women who are highly skilled and versatile as they will each be performing a wide range of characters, types, and ages (See character list; play spans a 20 year period).

SHOW DESCRIPTION
This is a powerful, true drama of six women who went to Vietnam: five nurses and a country western singer booked by an unscrupulous agent to entertain the troops. The play portrays each young woman before, during, and after her tour in the war-torn nation and ends as each leaves a personal token at the memorial wall in Washington.

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS
MARTHA – 22-42 Strong, self-composed, Military bearing.
MARYJO – 17-37 Outgoing, bubbly personality. From Texas. Must be a skillful singer and guitar player
SISSY – 20-40 Sweet, outgoing, and warm personality
WHITNEY – 21-41 Withdrawn and aristocratic. A Vassar Graduate
LEEANN 20-40 – Strong, tough and determined. Should be portrayed by an Asian actor.
STEELE – 35-55 Extremely strong and intelligent. Life long career in the military. Should be portrayed by a Black actor.
THE MEN – a versatile male actor to play a variety of roles ranging from 18-60 years old.