Friday, November 19, 2010

Auditions for David Mamet's GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS

The Chatham Community Players will hold open auditions for GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS by David Mamet. The production runs March 4 – 19, 2011 at the Chatham Playhouse. Chase Newhart directs.

Auditions will be held on Sunday, December 5 at 6:30pm and Monday, December 6 at 7pm. Both auditions will be held at The Chatham Playhouse, 23 North Passaic Ave., Chatham. Director Chase Newhart asks that actors be familiar with the script. Sides will be provided at the audition.

The Chatham Players have an open call casting policy. ALL roles are open, none are precast, and everyone is encouraged to audition. Any questions please call Kristin Furlong at (732) 208-4184 or email her at For directions or additional information, please visit

David Mamet's 1984 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Glengarry Glen Ross, follows the lives of four unethical Chicago real estate agents who are prepared to go to any lengths (legal or illegal) to unload undesirable real estate on unwilling prospective buyers.

Character Breakdown:
Ricky Roma (Salesman, 40s) Suave, successful, devious and out for himself.
Shelly Levine (Salesman, 50s/60s) Sinking desperately in tragic quicksand, his boastfulness will lead to humiliation.
John Williamson (Manager, 30s/40s) Without real sales experience, apparently a company man – but nevertheless willing to scam in his own interest.
Dave Moss (Salesman, 50s) Tough, crude, and too bitter to play well the hand he’s been dealt.
George Aronow (Salesman, 50s) Frustrated and meek, depressed but accepting, he is needy – but still has common sense.
James Lingk (married, 30s/40s) We meet him drinking alone. Sensitive, malleable to others and deeply flawed.
Detective Baylen (Police Officer, 40s) Experienced, no-nonsense cop. Strong – will use force when needed.

* No MSG was used in the preparation of this audition notice.

Chris Furlong
Publicity Director
Chatham Players
(201) 602-8562

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