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Production name: Topdog/Underdog
Written by Suzan-Lori Parks
Date production rehearsal/job starts: 11/01/2016
Audition date: 08/04/2016
Deadline to submit: 07/31/2016
Email applications to: auditions at
Contact name: David Newham
Contact email: david at

Additional information:

Winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize, TOPDOG/UNDERDOG is a darkly comic fable
of brotherly love and family identity. The play tells the story of Lincoln
and Booth, two brothers whose names were given to them as a joke,
foretelling a lifetime of sibling rivalry and resentment. Haunted by the
past, the brothers are forced to confront the shattering reality of their

The production will appear at Studio 1398 in Vancouver from November 24 to
December 3, 2016. Rehearsals begin early November. The characters in the
play, as written by Ms. Parks, are two men of African-American background.

Seeking submissions for:

LINCOLN: The topdog. Black male in his 30s. Guitar skills an asset.

BOOTH: The underdog. Black male in his 30s.

Note: Only actors selected for audition will be contacted. This production
is only able to consider artists who will be in Vancouver during the
production period.

Applicants, send Headshot and Resume to [auditions at].

Equity members will be seen first at all open audition calls. Equity members
cast in this production will be engaged under an Equity form of contract.
CAEA members: please bring your membership card to the audition.

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