Auditions have been canceled because of CoVid19 restrictions. Birds of a Feather recounts the story of Roy and Silo, the two Central Park Zoo penguins who partnered, adopted an egg, hatched and raised a chick together. Patrick Brafford directs the cast of eight.
Performances will be June 4-14 at the Catherine Hickman Theater.
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ROY - male, 30/40, effeminate, nurturer, sweet, sassy, think Jack of Will and Grace & Cam Modern Family.
SILO - male, 30/45, strong, silent type, loving but shy penguin, think mixture of Will (Will/Grace and Prince William.
PALE MALE - male, 25/35, macho, king of the world, sexy, handsome, a stud, Brando in his prime.
LOLA - female, 25/35, feminine, knows how to use her brain, looks, and instincts. Think Sandra Bullock with Melissa McCarthy thrown in.
ZOOKEEPER/FEMALE BIRDER/JANE - female, 40s, tough on the outside, pussycat on the inside
The following three actors/characters should be thought of first as stereotypes as per the names. We will develop specific traits during rehearsal. A number of characters are animals. However, for this play, the animals have human qualities - good and bad. The actors chosen for the multiple roles will need to convey male and female characteristics and be able to have quick costume changes, sometimes with just a wig or a coat or both. Various accents are helpful.They are in and out of numerous scenes with a few lines, looks, desires.
BIRDER/GAYER/WANNA BE/CHASTITY/JOE - male, over 40.
PAUL ZAHN/BOMBSHELL/BETTY/GAY/BORED/TEEN TANGO/GROWN UP TANGO - female, 30s
RICHARD/FAT CAT/PORKEY/GAYEST/MAN IN OVERALLS/PREENING - male, 30s
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