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Auditions for:
 


SLASHER
a horrifying comedy by Allison Moore
Directed by Terry Veal

When: 3:00-6:00 p.m. Sunday, September 9, 2018 - Readings from the script. Plan to arrive no later than 4:30 p.m.; Callbacks - 6:30 p.m. Monday, September 10.

Where: At the theatre, located at 806 W. Main. Parking is free on the street, at Dagwell Dixie next door, and in nearby parking lots.

What: Please bring a recent photo and résumé.

Hard copy perusal scripts will be available for a $10 refundable deposit. Please call CST at 405-232-6500 or email csttix@coxinet.net to make arrangements to check out a script. Call or contact Melinda before dropping by to make sure a script is available and someone is in the office to check it out to you.
Office Hours: Closed Mondays. Open Tuesdays through Fridays 1-6:00 pm.

Performance dates: October 19-November 3, 2018 (Oct 19-20, 25-28, and Nov 1-3 with brush-up rehearsal on Oct 24).

Rehearsals begin: September 17. Most rehearsals are scheduled Mon-Fri at 7 p.m. with Saturday or Sunday rehearsals scheduled only if needed to accommodate week-night conflicts. 1st tech is the afternoon of Sunday, October 14.


CAST OVERVIEW: 2 Men (aged 35-40 and 20s), 4 Women (1 aged 40s-50s, two aged 20s, and one teenager. All ethnicities are encouraged to audition!

SHEENA MCKINNEY (21) The girl-next-door kind of attractive who is working her way through college at Busters, a Hooters type of restaurant. Not book smart, but she’s a survivor who’s a savvy negotiator.

HILDY MCKINNEY (15-18) Sheena’s younger sister. Smarter than Sheena, but less capable in a crisis.

FRANCIES MCKINNEY (40s-50s) Sheena and Hildy’s mother who is a loud, angry, thwarted feminist who pops pain pills and spends most of her days in her electric wheelchair due to some kind of ambiguous chronic-fatigue malady.

MARC HUNTER (35-40) A D-list director and recovering alcoholic and sex addict. Tells everyone he’s younger than he is.

JODY JOSHI (early 20s) An undergrad film school dude. He’s capable and knows his stuff, but is kind of a kiss-ass who is gung ho to work on a feature film.

CHRISTI GARCIA (23-30) Assistant Director of the Holy Shepherd Justice League. Very put together, as if she’s always ready to make a statement on camera. Not to be underestimated. This actress will also play:

BRIDGET/MARCY/BETH/MADISON who are attractive young women who are killed in various ways in the movie.
This actress will also play or voice WOMAN/CARHOP/RADIO/ANNOUNCER/NEWS ANCHOR. This is a dynamite quick change acting challenge!


Synopsis:
The hilarious hit of 2009's Humana Festival of New American Plays at the famed Actors Theater of Louisville, Slasher tells the story of Sheena, a young woman working her way through college at a Hooters-esque restaurant in Austin. A D-list Hollywood movie director is in town to shoot Bloodbath, his low-budget slasher flick. He loses his 'name actress,' and when he takes a meeting at the bar where Sheena works, he ends up offering her the role of ‘The Last Girl’ to be killed. Sheena makes the clear-eyed decision to take the money and seize her power. News of the movie unleashes her malingering mother's rabid feminist rage, and Mom is prepared to do anything to stop filming...even if it kills her. Slasher is a comedy with some feminist critique and genuine menace thrown into the mix. Rated R for Comic Gore.

“[A] self-referential perspective on the horror film genre...it is a riotously funny excursion into the grisly but artificial world of low budget horror films.” - Keith Waits, TheatreLouisville.org

"...Slasher elicits laughs by intentionally indulging in everything that makes horror films atrociously unentertaining." - Broad Street Review.

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