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Backstraight Productions Inc.

are looking for the following people for their short film

LIAM & May

 

Casting is late April and early May.

Shoot Dates – 5 days between June 10 and 23/18

 Synopsis – One day in the life of Liam and May 1938, Dublin, Ireland.  May is a soprano opera singer and it’s her opening night of La boheme.  Liam is an Irish Army Intelligence officer who has a meeting with Sean, a Royal Canadian Navy Intelligence officer.  They discuss the need for allies to have forces in Ireland during WWII while May prepares for her opening night.  Who will show for her performance?  May’s lover or her husband?

Liam & May – Cast

Liam   -     40 yr old Irish Army Intelligence Officer  -     Married to May

  • Male
  • Caucasian
  • Irish accent (maybe Newfoundland)
  • principal

 

May    -     35-38 yr old  professional opera singer – Soprano (lip syncing required)

  • Married to Liam
  • Female
  • Caucasian
  • Irish/Welsh accent (maybe Newfoundland)
  • principal

 

Padraigh  - 30-35 yr old

  • Irish Army Corporal: Liam’s assistant/secretary
  • Male
  • Caucasian
  • Irish/Welsh accent (maybe Newfoundland)
  • principal

 

Sean     -    25-30 yr old  Royal Canadian Navy Intelligence Officer

  • Male
  • Caucasian
  • Quebec Francophone accent w/good command of English
  • principal

 

Francis -   20-30 yr old:  May’s dresser in theatre

  • Female
  • Caucasian
  • Irish/Welsh/soft English accent (maybe Atlantic Canada)
  • principal

 

Bar Patron -  45-60 yr old

  • Male
  • Caucasian
  • Irish/Dublin accent (maybe Newfoundland)
  • principal

 

Jimmie -   25-50 yr old: asst. Stage Manager

  • Male
  • Caucasian/Black/Asian
  • Any accent
  • actor

 

Rory     -   25 yr old:  Rudolfo in La Boehme, pro opera tenor (lip syncing only)

  • Male
  • Caucasian
  • Irish/Celtic accent (could be very soft accent)
  • actor

 

Bridgid -   early 20’s to 40’s (part of after-party entourage)

  • Female
  • Caucasian
  • Irish/Celtic/Welsh accent
  • actor

 

Background performers

Gaiety Theatre  –  5 male/female

Pub  -  5 male

After party  -  6 male/female

 

Email - Kellyann Murphy to request an audition - [murphy.kellyann@gmail.com]