Thank you for your interest in Custom Made’s 2015/16 season. Below are the character breakdowns of our plays. Unless stated otherwise, all roles are open to performers of all ethnicities.
In Love and Warcraft
Evie (22, F) — A college student. Smart, genuine, personable.
Kitty (22, F) — A college student. Sensual and confident.
Raul (22, M) — A college student. Disarmingly attractive and outgoing. Latino/African-American actor preferred.
Ryan (25, M) — A gamer. Not particularly attractive or well-kept. Good comedic timing.
Male – (20s – 30s) — Plays a handful of roles. Versatile character actor.
Female – (20s – 30s) — Plays a handful of roles. Versatile character actor.
Of Serpents and Sea Spray
Iro St. Cloud -female, 8-12 years old to be played by an adult. A brave and adventurous young girl, determined to overcome her troubled past.
Annika, Athena, et al. -female, in her 20s Plays Iro’s imaginary best friend and partner in crime, the goddess Athena from Greek mythology, and Iro’s tutor.
Mother, et al. -female, in her 30s-50s. Plays Iro’s mother, Iro’s foster mother, and a French circus performer.
Girl, et al. -female, in her 20s. Plays Iro’s foster sister, a French circus performer, and a pirate of Iro’s imagination.
Father, Uncle, et al. – male, in his 30s-50s . Plays Iro’s father, Iro’s estranged uncle, Iro’s foster father, and a French circus performer.
Boy, et al. male, in his 20s Plays Iro’s foster brother and a French circus performer.
Sam and Dede, or My Dinner with Andre the Giant
Samuel Beckett – (M, 40’s – whatever) Famous playwright. Quiet. Enjoys silence and cricket. Any ethnicity.
Andre the Giant – (M, any adult age) Boisterous, large man. No one cast will be the size of Andre the Giant, nor does the play require it. But the right performer will be larger than life. Any ethnicity.
MRS. SWANSON – (F- 20’s-30’s)
FEMALE TOURIST / WOMAN ON DATE / ATTENDANT 2 – (F – any age)
AUNT / FEMALE DOCTOR / INTERCOM (F – any age)
LIBRARIAN (F- 40s +)
PUBLIC SPEAKER / GREG / MALE DOCTOR (M – any age)
MALE TOURIST / FREELANCER / RADIO HOST (M- any age)
TOUR GUIDE / ATTENDANT / MUSIC HOST (M/F – any age)
MECHANIC (M, 30s-50s)
COP (M, 20s-50s)
JOHN DODGE (M, 30s-40s)
LANDSCAPER / GROUND CONTROL / MAN ON DATE / JANITOR (M, any age)
Six Degrees of Separation
Ouisa, F, 45-65, white, elegant society matron
Flan, M, 45-65, white, stately society pater
Paul, M, 20-25, black, smart, edgy street hustler
Geoffrey, M, 35-55, white, South African art dealer
Kitty, F, 40-60, white or Asian, well-meaning rich person
Larkin, M, 40-60, white or Asian, well-meaning rich person
Rick, M, 20-30, white or latino, handsome midwest nice guy
Elizabeth, F, 20-30, white, beautiful midwest girl
Hustler, M, 20-30, white or latino, sexy, body comfortable, profane
Detective, F, 30+, any race, factually oriented
Doctor Fine, M, 45-70, white, Jewish, wealthy, doctor
Doug, M, 20-25, white, Jewish, obnoxious
Policeman, M, any race, policeman
Ben, M, 20-25, white or Asian, nerdy type
Tess, F, 20-25, white, smart, angsty, collegiate
Woody, M, 20-25, white, muscular, dumb jock type
Trent Conway, M, 20-25, white, gay, tech guy
Doorman, M, 30-50, black or latino, angry