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"A Streetcar Named Desire" -Charleston, WV - Casting ID # 1599894
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Charleston, WV Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 08-15-19
Audition Date 01-27-20 Submission deadline 01-26-20
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
In one of the most renowned plays of the American theater, Blanche DuBois, a schoolteacher from Kentucky, arrives in New Orleans and takes a streetcar named “Desire” to the French Quarter, where her sister, Stella, and Stella’s husband, Stanley Kowalski, live barely above squalor. Blanche’s affectations of refinement set her immediately at odds with blue-collar Stanley, who is further incensed when he learns his wife’s aristocratic inheritance—the family estate—has been forfeited to creditors. Believing that Blanche has sold the estate for personal profit and is swindling Stella and Stanley from sharing in the proceeds, Stanley disdains and demeans Blanche, who fights back in the only way she knows: with her genteel femininity. The Kowalskis’ Elysian Fields apartment becomes a pressure cooker of sensuality and class tensions, until ultimately erupting in some of the most iconic dramatic moments seen on the modern stage. dramatic moments seen on the modern

Role # 1 Blanche Du Bois
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A sensitive, delicate moth-like member of the fading Southern aristocracy who has just lost her teaching position as a result of her promiscuity. Southern accent required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Stella Kowalski
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Blanche's sister who is married and lives in the French Quarter of New Orleans. She has forgotten her genteel upbringing in order to enjoy a more common marriage. Southern accent required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Stanley Kowalski
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A rather common working man whose main drive in life is sexual and who faces everything with brutal realism.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Harold Mitchell
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Stanley's friend who went through the war with him. Mitch is unmarried and has a dying mother for whom he feels a great devotion. He develops an attraction to Blanche.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Eunice Hubell
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Friend and neighbor of Stella. Wife of Steve Hubell. They have their own fiery relationship. Southern accent a plus.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Steve Hubell
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Friend, neighbor and poker buddy of Stanley. Husband of Eunice Hubell. Southern accent a plus.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Pablo Gonzalez
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One of the guys. Stanley’s friend, co-worker and poker buddy. Mexican accent a plus.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Negro Woman
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A neighbor of the Hubell’s and Kowlaski’s.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Street Crier
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A neighbor of the Hubell’s and Kowlaski’s.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Mexican Woman
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A blind woman that is a dark presence to Blanche as she sells her flowers. Mexican accent a plus.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Young Collector
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A young newspaper collection boy Blanche attempts to seduce. Southern accent a plus.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Friend of Steve
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A Featured role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Nurse
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Accompanies the Doctor when Blanche is moved to an asylum.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Woman w/ Shoppingbag
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A Featured role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Doctor
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Doctor that arrives to take Blanche to the asylum.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Vendor
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Appears on stage to set scenes and provide context and background.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -