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Auditions: Miss You Like Hell

December 18, 2023 @ 3:00 pm

Information

Miss You Like Hell
Directed by
Tyshawn Gooden
Choreography by
Courtney Morgan
Age Range
16+
General Auditions
December 18th from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Callbacks
December 20th from 6 p.m - 10 p.m
What To Prepare
A 60 second monologue and 16 - 32 bars of song in the style of, or from, the show. Please email accompaniment tracks to zach@woodstockarts.org
Payment
Actors 18+ will be paid a stipend of $150 at the end of the run of performances

About

Miss You Like Hell-

After living estranged from each other for years, a mother and daughter embark on a road trip that crosses state lines. Together they meet Americans of different backgrounds, shared dreams, and complicated truths in this powerful new show with vast heart and fierce humor. Featuring compelling original songs that are every bit as diverse and eclectic as America, Miss You Like Hell  is a new musical that exudes the joy, love and frustration of being a family in a changing country.

Rehearsals –

Rehearsals will be on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday evenings, within the range of  6 p.m – 10 p.m.

Important Dates –

First Rehearsal: January 8th, 2024

Saturday 9 – 5: February 24th, 2024

Q2Q: March 2nd, 2024

Tech Week: March 4th – March 7th, 2024

Shows: March 8th – March 24th, 2024

PREPARATION

Woodstock Arts is deeply committed to building an inviting and inclusive arts community that celebrates individuality and diversity and treats everyone with fairness and respect. We invite artists of all genders, races, ages, sizes, and sexual orientations, as well as artists with disabilities to participate. We want to represent diverse communities in our organization and welcome you here.

Woodstock Arts is taking measures to ensure your safety and well-being. We want to make this experience as comfortable, safe, and fun as possible for everyone involved.

Auditions will be in-person on Monday, December 18th from 6:00 p.m – 10:00 p.m.

Video audition submissions will be accepted until Monday, December 18th at 9:00 pm. You can send your Video Submission to zach@woodstockarts.org. Please Slate before your video audition. (NOTE: you will still need to fill out the online audition form along with a video submission.) 

In-person callbacks  will take place on Wednesday, December 20th from 6:00 pm until 10 p.m.

Information about callbacks will be emailed separately.

For your audition please prepare- Please prepare a 16 – 32 bar cut of a song in the style of the show or from the show itself as well as a 60 second monologue.

There will be no accompaniment for this audition, so please send a track to zach@woodstockarts.org prior to your audition to be played in the room for you. 

MISS YOU LIKE HELL Character Breakdown – 

  • Olivia, 16 – 25, (plays 16) – A half-Latina teenager with a sharp intellect and rich imagination, though deeply troubled. She is in tireless pursuit of community and love. Beatriz’s daughter.

  • Beatriz, 35 – 50 – A Mexican-American woman in her late 30s- early 40s with a dynamic, “no-nonsense” air. Fiercely independent, to a fault, though disarmingly vulnerable. Olivia’s mom.

  • Pearl, 16 – 25 (plays 16) – A Black teenager with an infectious, adventurous spirit. Optimistic and intelligent. Loyal friend to Olivia.

  • Mo, 25 + (will play older) – A salt of the earth, retired Southern man with enough love in his heart to cover the continental United States. Higgins’s husband. Any ethnicity. 

  • Higgins, 25 + (will play older) Another salt of the earth, retired Southern man with enough love in his heart to cover the continental United States. Mo’s husband. Any ethnicity.

  • Manuel, 35 – 50 – A Peruvian day laborer with a poetic, romantic sensibility and thirst for life. Loves deeply and with abandon.  Beatriz’s love interest.

  • ENSEMBLE (18+) of singers who step into the story as: A LAWYER, AN OFFICER, A LEGAL CLERK, A GUY AT A MOTEL DESK, AN ICE OFFICIAL                                The ensemble roles can be any gender (character names and pronouns can be changed).

VENUE

Woodstock Arts Theatre
8534 Main St., Woodstock, GA, 30188, United States

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