THE STING, Colonial Playhouse, 05/14/2018

Theater: Colonial Playhouse
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Start date of auditions: 05/14/2018

Director Jennifer Wolfe is looking for a large, diverse cast. Most of the actors will be asked to play multiple roles.

The audition will consist of readings from the script.
Performance Dates:
September 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, October 5, 6

Rehearsals will be held throughout the summer. (Most likely Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings until tech week). Please bring any conflicts to the auditions.

Please contact the director with any questions at


Johnny Hooker – a grifter
Henry Gondorff – a con man
Doyle Lonnegan – a shady businessman
Mrs. Vanderkieft – an older woman with memories
Billie – the owner of a Chicago dance hall (40’s ish)

Groves – a butler
Cynthia Hastings – a writer

Mottola – a numbers runner in Joliet
Granger – manager of the numbers spot in Joliet
Fern – his secretary
Combs – his boss
Ginger – Combs’s secretary

Erie – Hooker’s friend and fellow grifter
Luther – Hooker’s older friend, fellow grifter and mentor (preferably African-American)
Alva – Luther’s wife (preferably African-American)
Rolanda – Luther’s granddaughter (preferably African-American)

Four Star – a pawnbroker
Dawn – a Burlesque card girl
Crystal – a dancer
Jimmy – a Twenty-One dealer

Maxie and Digger – Lonnegan’s bodyguards
Floyd – Lonnegan’s assistant

Snyder – a detective from Joliet
Polk – special FBI agent

Kid Twist, Ivy Niles, JJ Singleton – Con artists
Curly Jackson – a grifter who does a decent English accent

Rhoda Garfield – a shady real estate agent
Countess Boudreau – Chicago gambling queen

Mr. Clemens – conductor on the Century Limited
Mr. Jameson, Mrs. Lombard, Mr. Clayton – poker players

Dolores, Roxie, Cigarette Girl, Fiskin and Cowan – Members of The Boost (part of the con)

Loretta – a waitress

Mr. Harmon – manager of a Western Union store
Miss Richmond – his secretary

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Patricia Bradford

Patricia Bradford

Patricia Bradford holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. She has performed, directed and produced theatre throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Ms. Bradford is founder and Managing Artistic Director of Bare Stage Theatre. Leading STAGE Magazine has become a consuming passion - one which combines her many artistic skills, theatrical contacts, web development and digital marketing abilities. She is thrilled to be carrying on the vision that was begun by Holley Webster over 30 years ago, and leading STAGE to new levels of success.

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