Audition Notice: Tradin’ Paint

I received a call from Jessica West asking if I would be interested in auditioning for Tradin’ Paint, a comedy about racing cars. Well of course I said yes. It’s a professional theater.

Theatre in the Square announces auditions for the contemporary comedy Tradin’ Paint by Catherine Bush, directed by Jessica West on Monday, Dec.15th.

The production dates are as follows:
Rehearsals begin: April 6, 2009
Opens: April 29,2009
Closes: June 7, 2009
This is an Mainstage production. Scroll down for theatre and rehearsal information.

Please prepare a one-minute contemporary comic monologue. Please bring 2 headshots/resumes.

Sides and scripts are available in the Theatre’s box office. Box office hours: Mon: 10-6, Tue-Sat 10-8, Sun 12-7. Please DO NOT visit the box office one hour prior to curtain (standard 8 PM show time Tue-Sat; 2:30 and 7 PM on Sun). Holiday schedule varies. Call box office to check on additional show schedule. 770-422-8369 x10.

NOTE: No housing is available to out-of-area performers.

Seeking : 6 men, 2 women
Character Breakdown:
Darla Frye- 30, with “deep seated insecurities” whose only talent is frying chicken for her boyfriend….until a flat tire changes her destiny. Blue -collar, works in a Big Mart stocking auto parts.

Lucky Tibbs- 30, female, crew chief for the Jett Racing Team. Can fix any car. And broken hearts.

Halley Smoot-late 30’s, black, gay, college professor whose love for English Lit is only surpassed by his passion for stock car racing.

Coty Webb-30’s, Darla’s boyfriend. Bully. Wanted to be a cop but is a dog-catcher instead due to emotional problems.

Skeeter Jett- 30’s. Handsome stock car racer and Lucky’s husband. Good ol’ boy.

Pierce Garbarino- 30’s. Stock car racer.

Tucker Forbush-30’s. Stock car racer.

Flagman-late 30’s. if a stock car race were an orchestra, he’d be the conductor.
Jack- -late 30’s. Halley’s lover. Handsome, very GQ.
The Boss- early 50’s. Very Corporate. Head of stock car racing’s governing body.
Football Player- left tackle for the Lebanon badgers.
The above four roles are played by the same actor.

Tradin’ Paint is a play set in a small town in southwest Virginia. It is a comedy about changing your destiny, fulfilling your dreams, and stock car racing.

Theatre’s statement: All ethnicities welcome.

General Audition Information

Theatre in the Square is a non-profit professional theatre employing equity and non-equity performers. Theatre in the Square has a Small Professional Theatre (SPT) level 8 Agreement with Actors Equity Association (AEA).

Auditions are held on a show by show basis.

Equity actors may schedule an appointment by calling 770-422-8369 x55 or email:

Non-Equity actors please submit your headshot and resume for casting consideration to Theatre in the Square,11 Whitlock Ave., Marietta, Georgia 30064 Attention: Casting

You may also email your headshot and resume for casting consideration to

Rehearsal and Performance Schedule
Mainstage: 3 1/2 weeks of rehearsal, 6 weeks of performance, Tuesday – Saturday at 8pm, Sun. 2:30 and 7pm. 2 weeks of day rehearsals, 1 week of evening.