WATER BY THE SPOONFUL AUDITIONS
by by Quiara Allegria Hudes
Directed by PeggyAnne Siegmund
Show runs June 30 - July 23, 2017
Auditions - Sat. & Sun., April 8 & 9, 2017
ODESSA ORTIZ – aka Haikumom, age 39, founder of www.recovertogether.com, works odd janitorial jobs, lives one notch above squalor.
ELLIOT ORTIZ – an Iraq vet with a slight limp from a war injury, age 24, works at Subway Hoagies, scores an occasional job as a model or actor, Yazmin’s cousin, Odessa’s birth son.
YAZMIN ORTIZ – adjunct professor of music at Swarthmore College, age 31, Odessa’s niece and Elliot’s cousin.
FOUNTAINHEAD – aka John, a computer programmer and entrepreneur, age 38, white, lives on Philadelphia’s Main Line.
CHUTES&LADDERS – lives in San Diego, has worked a low-level job at the IRS since the Reagan years, age 56, African-American, his real name is Clayton “Buddy” Wilkie.
ORANGUTAN – a recent community college graduate, age 31, Japanese by birth, her real name is Madeleine Mays and before that Yoshiko Sakai.
A GHOST – also plays PROFESSOR AMAN, an Arabic professor at Swarthmore; also plays A POLICEMAN in Japan.