BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS
AUDITIONS – Monday January 29 6-8
Eugene Morris Jerome - almost 15 years old is the narrator of Bright Beach Memoirs. He wants to be a baseball player, but if that does not work out, he'll settle for being a writer.
Kate Jerome – 40’s - Eugene's mother, a strong Jewish matriarch who attempts to hold the family together and ease all hurts. She is opinionated and very verbal but loving.
Jack Jerome - 40-45 years old. Eugene’s father. Works as a cutter in the garment district, while working evenings as a salesman to make ends meet. He is the provider for his immediate and extended family.
Stan Jerome: 18 years old. Eugene’s older brother. Has been working in the garment district as a stock boy for the past 2 years, since he graduated from high school. Torn by what he feels is right and what is essential for the good of his family
Blanche Morton: 38 years old. She is Eugene’s aunt, Kate’s sister. Widowed six years ago, she depends on her sister’s family to care for her and her two daughters. Carries a great deal of guilt, the burden of living off others
Nora Morton: 16 years old. Eugene’s cousin. Blanche’s eldest daughter. She studies dance and aspires to dance on Broadway. Is desperate to escape the confines of the household to experience the adventures of the Great White Way
Laurie: 13 years old. Eugene’s cousin. Blanche’s youngest daughter. Frail. Has a supposed heart condition that requires her to rest and avoid exercise or stress. Coddled by her mother and aunt Kate.