In a Margaret Atwood Minute

π—”π—¨π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘ π—‘π—’π—§π—œπ—–π—˜ β€” The Overtime Theater will hold auditions for the premiere of In a Margaret Atwood Minute, a new play by Anne Valentino.


Saturday, April 13th 3PM – 6PM
Sunday, April 14th 4PM – 7PM


Actors will be expected to cold read sides from the script. A prepared monologue is not mandatory.


We will cast performers for the following roles with some performers playing multiple roles:

LUCE – 35+. (F) Former professor and current representative of Books for a Better Life lobby. Extremely passionate feminist.
ZOE – 35+. (F) LUCE’s one-time colleague, now sidekick. A tad more diplomatic.
BARB – 40s. (F) LUCE’s partner.
TALLYGIRL – 20s. (Trans Woman) The administrative gatekeeper and maintainer of the tally marks.
STEVE, CHANCELLOR OF BOOKS – 40+. (M) Hard-nosed overseer of the book program.
FRIDA KAHLO – Ghost of. (F)
ANNE SEXTON – Ghost of. (F) Dressed in fringed vest, striped bell bottoms, headband, platform shoes, and is wearing sunglassesβ€”a la β€œJoanie Bravo.”
DAGGER – 20s. (M) An officer of whatever dystopic regime has taken over the country.
STUDENT – 20s. (M).
BARTENDER – 20s. (F)
MARCUS – 30s-40s. (M) ZOE’s husband.
Male (Offstage): various voices (Congress, Ominous announcements, TV announcer, etc.)


June 7th – June 29th, 2024
Fridays & Saturdays at 8PM
One Thursday Pay-What-You-Will performance at 8PM June 13th
One Sunday MatinΓ©e performance at 3PM June 23rd


All roles and crew are volunteer positions.
Our Love Bucket of patron donations will be split equally at the end of the run.


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