The World Premiere of LIFTED By Charlie Thurston Directed by Elizabeth V. Newman
Performance Dates: April 23rd - May 3rd 2020
Audition Location: Austin School of Film/Cinemaker Space 2200 Tillery Street Austin,TX 78723
Audition Date: Sunday, February 23rd 2020 2pm-7pm (by appointment)
TO SUBMIT: Please submit headshot and resume to: email@example.com along with your email & phone number. You will receive your appointment time via email.
ROLES: SHAWN Twin brother of Max (18 years old; Male; open ethnicity)
WAYNE Father of SHAWN & Max. Addicted to pain-killers (42 years old; Male; open ethnicity)
RIA Max’s girlfriend (18 years old; Female; open ethnicity) NOTES & INFO: Please include resume with application. Sides will be emailed upon audition time confirmation. Hard copies will be provided at the audition. *A draft of LIFTED is available on New Play Exchange LIFTED: A modern meditation on the Icarus tale, LIFTED is part gritty family drama, part imaginative theatrical fantasia. In a dystopian near-future, birds have returned from their recent extinction to carry a teenage boy (Max) off into the sky. Is it an act of salvation or a declaration of war? His twin brother, father and girlfriend are left to search for meaning in his disappearance.