Theatre Americana Auditions!

Roles to be cast after auditions take place at the Community Room in the South Pasadena Public Library.

PHOTO: Lily Anderson | | South Pasadena Library Community Room

Theatre Americana is excited to announce that the original musical, Mary of the Avenue, will be showing at the Fremont Center Theatre on the weekends on August 17th and August 23th., November 29th at the South Pasadena Library.
We are holding auditions at the South Pasadena Library on the following dates:
March 3rd (1:00 pm – 3:00 pm)
April 6th (7:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
Show Dates:
August 17, 18, 19; August 23, 24, 25
Location: Fremont Center Theatre
Show date: November 29
Location: South Pasadena Library

Mary of the Avenue – an original musical about street people, the families they leave behind and letting go. The musical takes place on the streets of New York City, and has a diverse ensemble of lovable and heartwarming characters. The musical is moving, poignant and captures the essence of life and the fine line between living on the brink of homelessness.

The following characters will be cast:

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Florida – 50’s/60’s. A sweet, lovable street person who is close friends with “Mary”. She is honest, straightforward, but a tuff old bird. Her time on the streets is etched in the lines and harshness of her face. This character must have strong acting and vocal skills. ills.

Mayor – Male- 50’s-60’s. The mayor is a pompous and ungracious character. He is egotistical, and has little empathy for the homeless. Must have acting and vocal skills.

Mayor’s Assistant – Male or Female Character – A young “wanna be” who has a head on their shoulder and is not afraid to speak their mind. This character keeps the Mayor on top of his A game. Must have acting skills.

Newscaster/interviewer – Male or Female Character – 20’s, 30’s, 40’s. This character has no issues with taking assignments from the head of the newsroom. But, they are also independent and determined to make a place for them in the media. Must have acting and strong vocal skills.

Street People – These are singing and dancing street people, trying to get their “plight” across to the establishment. Must be able to move about the stage.

For more information, or to request a copy of the dialogue page, please contact Donna Scarantino at, or call (626) 840-3551.