Auditions

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STG is staffed completely by volunteers, and auditions are open to anyone with a love or an interest in performing and live theatre. And remember, if being in the spotlight isn't your thing, there are lots of other ways to get involved!

Unless otherwise indicated, auditions are held in the Southside Theatre Guild auditorium at 20 W. Campbellton Street, Fairburn GA 30213.

SOUTHSIDE THEATRE GUILD proudly announces auditions for our non-Equity, non-paid production of:

Auditions for “The Diviners”

May 1 & 2 (at 7 PM) at the Southside Theatre Guild
This dramatic “slice of life” story centers on Buddy Layman and C.C. Showers who becomes the boy’s friend and mentor.  The play takes place in the fictional town of Zion, Indiana during the 1930s/Great Depression era.
Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.
Questions -   Contact the director Keith Williams at 678-520-1993.
Buddy Layman:  (teenager)  He has the special gift to find water. He can “feel” when water is near, yet fears it to the point of phobia.  He suffered brain damage in an accident in which his mother drowned.
C.C. Showers: The former preacher befriends Buddy, while battling his own demons and having a crisis of faith and purpose. He and Jennie Mae have an attraction that ends as quickly as it begins due to major age differences.
Ferris Layman: Buddy's father, a local mechanic and single father, is trying to raise two kids during the depression. He is short-tempered and hesitant to do anything that might cause his son anguish, even if it is for his own good.
Jennie Mae Layman:  (teenager) Buddy's patient and caring sister. Forced to grow-up too soon, she takes on the "mom" role.   She has a crush on the preacher.
Basil Bennett: A farmer who relies on Buddy's abilities. Also an amateur doctor. He is the one who diagnoses Buddy's problems, and is married to Luella.
Luella Bennet: Basil's wife who doubts Buddy's abilities.
Norma Henshaw: The owner of the Dry Goods Store. She wants the church back in Zion. Thinks the preacher's arrival is a sign from God.
Goldie Short: The owner of the Dine Away Cafe. Agrees with Norma about C.C.'s arrival.
Darlene Henshaw: (teenager) Norma's niece.  She has a rebellious streak that fights her Aunt's rules, but loves her Aunt. She sneaks off to dance with Dewey.
Melvin Wilder: Basil's farm hand who helps Dewey ask Darlene out to the dance. He is older and takes Dewey under his wing. He teaches Dewey to be "suave."
Dewey Maples:  (late teens early 20s) Basil's farm hand who is in love with Darlene. He is young and naive and looks to Melvin as his "older brother."