Scissortail Auditions

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Auditions for the Oklahoma City premier of my play Scissortail will be Sunday, February 11. Details are below. Email collaborate@freshpaintokc.com to schedule an audition time.

Audition Details:
Please prepare a 1 minute monologue.

Auditions will be held in Studio A at Oklahoma City University.

Please email collaborate@freshpaintokc.com to schedule an audition time between 12-2.

Callbacks will immediately follow auditions from 3-5. 

Please bring a head shot and resume.

About the show:

Scissortail – March 29 – April 8
Cityspace at Civic Center Music Hall
Sponsored by City Rep
Written by: Isaiah Werner
Directed by: Chelcy Harrell

Scissortail is a play about loss, grief, and recovery based on the events of the Oklahoma City Bombing. The play centers around Gavin, a young, recently relocated Oklahoman as he grapples with the devastating effects that the attack has had on him, 20 years later. Told through present day conversations, 90’s flashbacks, historical interviews with Timothy McVeigh, and the dark spaces between dream and reality, Scissortail explores both the 1995 bombing and the theme of grief in a deeply personal way.

Scissortail was first produced in Chicago in 2015 and was nominated for the Joseph Jefferson Award (Jeff Award) for Best New Work.

Cast Breakdown:
Gavin- Male, 28 (cast)
Sarah- Female, late 20’s; Gavin’s close friend from college (cast)
Timothy McVeigh- Male, late 20’s; Tall and thin with a crew cut
Lou Michel- Male, 30’s; The reporter who interviewed McVeigh in prison; Author of the book American Terrorist
Gary- Male, late 20’s – late 30’s; Gavin’s father
Young Gavin- Male, 8 years old; A young version of Gavin that we see in flashbacks
Candace- Female, any age; A coworker of Gary’s
Tom- Male, any age. A coworker of Gary’s
Ensemble- A variety of characters both past and present who assist in devising several scenes in the play

We are seeking performers of all ages, ethnicities, and gender identities.


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