Inspired by a true event, dEAD dOG pARK is a glimpse into the lives of a Caucasian police officer who is accused of pushing an African-American teen out of a four-story window, the teen and his mother, and the family of the officer. Auditions will take place at the Philipstown Depot Theatre, on Monday Jan. 16, from 7-9 p.m. Please contact Alison Costello, director, at firstname.lastname@example.org for a PDF version of the play and sides to be read at the audition. Production dates are: March 2-17, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2 p.m.
Character breakdown is:
Rob McDonald, police officer, early-mid 30s, Caucasian
Ricky Romero, Rob’s partner, late 30s-early 50s, Latino
John Jones, lawyer, 40s-50s, African-American
Sharonne Chapin, Tyler’s mother, late 30s-late 40s, African American
Angela McDonald, Rob’s wife, early-mid 30s, Caucasian
Tyler Chapin, the boy, early-mid 20s, African-American
dEAD dOG pARK was written by Barry Malawar, of Yorktown, and will be directed by Alison Costello, a colleague of Rick Apicello, who recently appeared at the Depot Theatre in Schooling Giacomo. Costello and Apicello are members of Garage Band Theatre Co.