Tuesday, September 16, was the second night of auditions. We had about 15 new people so things progressed a bit slowly. Again, there were many talented singers and actors.
About 10:30, the Casting Committee dismissed us and settled down to task of casting the show. This can be a tough job, especially when there are as many good people as we had at the auditions. Once they cast the show, the committee members call those given roles to see if they will accept. If a role is refused, it’s back to the drawing board. When all the roles are accepted, the committee members then call the folks who weren’t cast and thank them for auditioning.
Here’s the list which will no doubt get tweaked a bit before the show goes up.
The Players Guild of Dearborn
Ensign Nellie Forbush – Kathleen Duffy
Emile de Becque – Mike Moseley
Bloody Mary – Colleen Meade Ripper
Luther Billis – Tom Davis
Lt. Joseph Cable – Kevin Talanges
Liat – Alyssa Alonte
Capt. George Brackett – Tom Sparrrow
Cmdr. William Harbison – Phil Booth
Stewpot – Kenyada Davis
Professor – Will Turbett
Henry – Abdel-Raouf El-Alami
Ngana – Jamie Paschke
Jerome – Alia Elhajj
Seabees, Sailors and Marines – Ben Apostle, Tim Carney, William Dunn, Abdel-Raouf El-Alami, Jeff Lokken, Chris Washburn
Lt. Genevieve Marshall – Mary Davis
Ensign Dinah Murphy – Amy Moore
Nurses – Janeen Bodary, Amanda Chatila, Melissa Foster, Katelyn Harrison, Casey Irwin, Meg Kisch, Carissa Madley