CPCC Theatre presents August Wilson’s Joe Turner’s Come and Gone as Part of Sensoria

 

CPCC Theatre will present August Wilson’s Joe Turner’s Come and Gone on April 10th – 19th in the Pease Auditorium on the CPCC Central Campus as part of the college’s Sensoria Festival.  August Wilson’s Joe Turner’s Come and Gone is directed by Corlis Hayes.

Set in a black boardinghouse in Pittsburgh in 1911, this drama by the author of The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars and Fences is an installment in the author’s series chronicling black life in each decade of this century. Each denizen of the boardinghouse has a different relationship to a past of slavery as well as to the urban present. They include the proprietors, an eccentric clairvoyant with a penchant for old country voodoo, a young homeboy up from the South and a mysterious stranger who is searching for his wife.

Seth Holly, owner of the boardinghouse……Sidney Horton

Bertha Holly, his wife….. Lillie Ann Oden

Bynum Walker, a root worker…Willie J. Stratford, Jr.

Rutherford Selig, a peddler…Tom Scott

Jeremy Furlow , a resident…Dominic Weaver

                          Devin Clark (Performs Sunday, April 12; Thursday, April 16)

Herald Loomis, a resident…Jonavan Adams

Zonia Loomis, his daughter…Jade Skipper

Mattie Campbell, a resident… Tracie Frank

                           Briana Parks (Performs Friday, April 17)

Reuben Mercer, a boy who lives next doorJerrell Joseph

Molly Cunningham, a resident…Nicole Danielle Watts

Martha Pentecost, Herald Loomis’ wife…Veda Covington

Tickets are available at the SunTrust Box Office at 704-330-6534 or online at CPCCTix tix.cpcc.edu 24/7 or at the door.. Special rate for all students $5.00 with valid ID.

 

 

CPCC Theatre Announce the cast for August Wilson’s Joe Turner’s Come and Gone.

CPCC Theatre is happy to announce the cast for August Wilson’s Joe Turner’s Come and Gone.

Seth Holly-John W. Price

Bertha Holly_ Lillie Ann Oden

Bynum Walker-Willie J. Stratford, Jr.

Rutherford Selig- Tom Scott

Jeremy Furlow -Dominic Weaver

   Devin Clark understudy

Herald Loomis- Jonavan Adams

Zonia Loomis-Jade Skipper

Mattie Campbell -Briana Park

Tracie Frank understudy

Molly Cunningham Nicole Danielle Watts

Martha Pentecost-Veda Covington

 

​​​​​Rehearsal is underway. The show opens April 10th and runs until the 19th. Get your tickets at the SunTrust Box Office 704-330-6534 or online at CPCCTix- tix.cpcc.edu

 

Thanks to all who auditioned. The level of talent displayed made the casting choices very difficult. We encourage all of you to audition for us again soon.

 

 

 

CPCC Theatre Auditions for Joe Turner Rescheduled for Thursday Feb 19th and 20th

CPCC Theatre auditions for August Wilson’s Joe Turner’s Come and Gone have been rescheduled for Thursday Feb 19th and Friday February 20th at 7:00pm in the Overcash/Halton Rehearsal Hall OC 300.

We are seeking 6 men and 5 women for characters aged 20 -60+. 

Set in a black boardinghouse in Pittsburgh in 1911, this drama by the author of The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars and Fences is an installment in the author’s series chronicling black life in each decade of this century. Each denizen of the boardinghouse has a different relationship to a past of slavery as well as to the urban present. They include the proprietors, an eccentric clairvoyant with a penchant for old country voodoo, a young homeboy up from the South and a mysterious stranger who is searching for his wife.

Seth Holly                           African American male 50′s

Bertha Holly                       African American female 40′s

Bynum Walker                   African American male 60′s

Rutherford Selig                Caucasian male 50′s

Jeremy Furlow                   African American male 20′s

Herald Loomis                   African American male 30′s

Zonia Loomis                     African American female 11

Mattie Campbell               African American female 20′s

Reuben Mercer                African American male 10-12

Molly Cunningham           African American female 20′s

Martha Pentecost            African American female 20′s

No preparation necessary.  Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. You do not have to be a current CPCC student to participate. College credit is available to those who qualify. Rehearsals begin February 23rd. Rehearsals Monday – Thursday 7 – 10pm. Performances April 10 -19, 2015.

We are also looking for people interested in working backstage, set crew, props, etc.

For more info contact Tom Hollis tom.hollis@cpcc.edu or call 704-330-6835

Tom Hollis

Chair-Drama

Arts: Visual, Performing and Interior Design

Central Piedmont Community College

P.O. Box 35009

Charlotte NC 28235

704-330-6835

www.cpcc.edu

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CPCC Theatre Announces Auditions for August Wilson’s Joe Turner’s Come and Gone

 

CPCC Theatre will hold auditions for August Wilson’s Joe Turner’s Come and Gone on Monday, February 16th and Tuesday February 16th at 7:00 in the Pease Auditorium on the CPCC Central Campus.  August Wilson’s Joe Turner’s Come and Gone will be directed by Corlis Hayes.

We are seeking 6 men and 5 women for characters aged 20 -60+. 

Set in a black boardinghouse in Pittsburgh in 1911, this drama by the author of The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars and Fences is an installment in the author’s series chronicling black life in each decade of this century. Each denizen of the boardinghouse has a different relationship to a past of slavery as well as to the urban present. They include the proprietors, an eccentric clairvoyant with a penchant for old country voodoo, a young homeboy up from the South and a mysterious stranger who is searching for his wife.

Seth Holly                   African American male 50′s

Bertha Holly               African American female 40′s

Bynum Walker            African American male 60′s

Rutherford Selig         Caucasian male 50′s

Jeremy Furlow            African American male 20′s

Herald Loomis            African American male 30′s

Zonia Loomis             African American female 11

Mattie Campbell        African American female 20′s

Reuben Mercer          African American male 10-12

Molly Cunningham    African American female 20′s

Martha Pentecost      African American female 20′s

No preparation necessary.  Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. You do not have to be a current CPCC student to participate. College credit is available to those who qualify. Rehearsals begin February 23rd. Rehearsals Monday – Thursday 7 – 10pm. Performances April 10 -19, 2015.

We are also looking for people interested in working backstage, set crew, props, etc.

For more info contact Tom Hollis tom.hollis@cpcc.edu or call 704-330-6835