Premiering on Broadway and winning the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1955, CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF tells the story of a Southern family in crisis, as Brick and Margaret (“Maggie the Cat”) interact with his family over the course of one evening, during the birthday celebration for Brick’s father, Big Daddy. CAT deals with such topics as social mores, greed, superficiality, untruthfulness, decay, sexual desire, repression and death. 

The cast consists of 10- 12 characters:

·         BRICK 20-35 Male

·         MAGGIE 20-35 Female

·         GOOPER 35-40 Male

·         MAE 35-40 Female

·         BIG DADDY 45-65 Male

·         BIG MAMA 45-65 Female

·         REVEREND TOOKER 25-60 Male or Female

·         DR. BAUGH 25-60 Male or Female

·         SERVANT 25-55 Male or Female (up to 2)

·         CHILD 8-15 Male or Female (up to 2)

Auditions are for all parts, and no previous acting experience is necessary. Those auditioning should bring a prepared 30 second dramatic monologue showcasing their acting. Auditions will also include selected cold readings from the script. Everything has to be been done in an old Mississippi southern accent that they can hold without breaking.

The first read thru and rehearsals will be scheduled after auditions. 

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF is written by Tenesee Williams and is directed at ACT by Jeremy L. Matta

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