Current Auditions

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Yellow Boat

by David Saar / Directed by Taylor Mercado Owen

Audition dates:  July 23rd, 7:00 - 10:00pm

Callbacks:   July 24th, 7:00 - 10:00pm   ( They will consist of cold readings and movement work. )

Please read the script before auditioning. To obtain a PDF feel free to email towen094@gmail.com for a copy.

Location:  11888 Marsh Lane, Suite 600, Dallas, Texas 75234

Rehearsal dates:  August 13th - 31st, Monday - Thursday 7:00pm - 10:pm, Sunday 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Performance dates:  September 7th - 16th

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS: 

BENJAMIN

MOTHER

FATHER

ENSEMBLE of 4

ALL ROLES AVAILABLE: All roles are available to all people of all ethnicities and backgrounds. All ages are flexible.

This dramatization is based on the true story of David and Sonja Saar's son, Benjamin, who was born with congenital hemophilia and died in 1987 at the age of 8 of AIDS-related complications. A uniquely gifted visual artist, Benjamin's buoyant imagination transformed his physical and emotional pain into a blaze of colors and shapes in his fanciful drawings and paintings. A Scandinavian folksong tells of three little boats: "One was blue, one was red and one was yellow as the sun. They sailed far out to sea. The blue one returned to the harbor. The red one sailed home, too. But the yellow boat sailed up to the sun." Benjamin always concluded his bedtime ritual by saying, "Mom, you can be the red boat or the blue boat, but I am the yellow boat." Benjamin's remarkable voyage continues to touch audiences around the world.

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