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One Monkey Don't Stop No Show Cast

Theatre in the X

Post Date: May 3, 2024

Theatre in the X is casting local non-union actors for their upcoming production of "One Monkey Don't Stop No Show" by Don Evans, directed by Maureen Henighan Booker. 

A middle-class black family in Philadelphia get their lives shaken up when a smart-talking niece from the country comes to live with them. This comedic play set in the 1970s deals with the clash between middle-class and working-class Black folks with sharp wit, a whirlwind of humor, and heart. 

Show location: outdoors at Malcolm X Park, 5100 Pine Street, Philadelphia
Show dates: August 22 - 25
Rehearsal dates: 
June 25 - July 24 T, W, Th (6pm - 10pm)
July 30 - August 17 T, W, Th (6pm - 10pm) Sat (10am -2pm)
Tech August 19 - 21 (6pm - 10pm)

Roles available: (all others have been cast) 
Myra Harrison - a well kept Black woman in her late forties
Felix Harrion - Myra’s “all American colored-boy” son of nineteen. He is “preppy” and hates it. 
Beverly Harrison - An attractive Black young woman of twenty who lets baggy jeans hide her razor sharp common sense
Li’l Bits - Black. Felix’s streetwise girlfriend
Mrs. Caldwell - Black. Li’l Bits hardworking mother
Mozelle - Black. A fine looking beautician who could pass for anything

How To Apply

To Submit: 
Please prepare a video with a 2 minute comedy or seriocomedy monologue that includes you breaking the fourth wall.
Please name your file with your first and last name.
Submit the video along with your headshot and resume on this form: https://forms.gle/T5B6p1ZsrjQ6yci96

Submission deadline: Sunday, May 12th
Individuals selected to move forward in the casting process will be required to come to in-person call-backs the evening of May 20th. 


$1,200 total stipend
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