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TCT ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS for ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST
Friday, Feb. 28, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Saturday, Feb. 29, 2:00 - 4:00
Sunday, March 1, 2:00 Callbacks
All auditions held at TCT Second Space, 431 West J Street Audition Scenes can be found at
Director Shanan Harrell is looking for 10 WOMEN and 6 MEN for this unique retelling of the iconic
story of life on Nurse Ratched’s ward at the Oregon State Mental Hospital, 1965.
*PLEASE NOTE: there’s a significant twist with this production as it will be PREDOMINATELY FEMALE.
The patients of the Oregon State Mental Hospital, including Chief McBroom and R.P. McMurphy, will
be played by women. (Nurse Ratched remains female.) The ward doctor and aides will be played by
men, as will the prostitutes in Act 2.
Roles to be cast: THE PATIENTS
CHIEF McBROOM (Female) 40+ - Native American narrator of play; masquerading as deaf/mute
R.P. McMURPHY (Female) 40+ - ex-prostitute, petty criminal, grifter; recent transfer from State
BILLIE (Female) 30+ - insecure stutterer with mother issues
HARDING (Female) 35+ - well-spoken intellectual with sexuality issues SCANLON (Female) 30+ -
CHESWICK (Female) 40+ - pessimist with anger issues MARTINI (Female) 40+ - prone to serial
hallucinations RUCKLY (Female) 40+ - Jesus complex
THE WARD STAFF
NURSE RATCHED (Female) 40+ - icy, controlling head nurse of the ward NURSE FLINN (Female) 25+ -
young, naive assistant to Ratched
AIDE WARREN (Male) 25+ - patient attendant; Ratched minion AIDE WILLIAMS (Male) 25+ - patient
attendant; Ratched minion DR. SPIVEY (Male) 50+ - head physicia
AIDE TURKEL (Male) 40+ - night janitor
BOBBY STARR PHY; party boy
SAMMY (Male) 30+ - party boy
One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest opens June 5 and runs for three consecutive weekends with Sunday
matinees on the final two weekends. This show is rated R for adult language and situations.
Questions? Contact director Shanan Harrell, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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