A Good Farmer by Sharyn Rothstein Performances April 17 – May 3, 2020 | Auditions January 20 & 21, 2020 Drama – A farmer and her illegal immigrant best friend fight to survive in a town divided. Seeking a diverse cast of 4 – 8 people. This production will be directed by Edson Melendez.
Auditions will be held from 6 – 9 PM on January 20 & 21. To audition, sign up for which day you plan to attend here.
BONNIE JOHNSON, 25 – 40, a farmer who owns her own cabbage and dairy farm.
CARLA GUTIERREZ, 20 – 35, an illegal immigrant from Mexico, a farmer. She is 5 months pregnant at the start of Act 2.
ROSEMARY DELVIN, 30’s, PTA mom
GABE DuBEY, 30’s, a single father
LU, 30 – 50, a nurse, a Christian.
DAVID JOHNSON, late 30’s, Bonnie’s husband, sick with terminal stomach cancer.
OFFICE SHIRLEY SENDER, 30 – 60, an Immigration Control Enforcement Officer.
RICH PARKS, 30 – 60, a state-appointed defense lawyer.
Note — The play was written to be played by 4 actors, with the actress playing Rosemary also playing Lu and Shirley, and the actor playing Gabe also playing David & Rich. Casting for our production has not been set – we will cast the show in the best way possible based on who auditions. There is the possibility that some actors may be asked to play multiple roles.
The play takes place over a 7 year time span.
Auditions will consist of reading from the script. Email GoodFarmer@villageplayhouse.org with any questions.
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