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  • THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE at Tacoma Little Theatre
  • Tacoma Little Theatre
  • Non-Union Theater
  • Theater or Stage
  • Non-Union; Other Union
  • Tacoma, WA
  • Project Begins: Apr , 2017
  • Project Ends: Jun 18, 2017
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  • Contact Person: Chris Serface
  • Primary Phone: 2532722281
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  • Mailing Address:

    210 N I Street
    Tacoma, WA 98501


    Prefered method of submission: Email

    Audition Location:
    210 N I Street
    Tacoma, WA 98403

    Submission instructions:
    To reserve an audition time, email, or call our Box Office at (253) 272-2281. Please provide: your name, phone number, email address, preferred audition time, and playable age.

Tacoma Little Theatre is holding auditions for its production of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE, by Jethro Compton, and directed by David Domkoski.

Auditions will be held Sunday, March 19th and Monday, March 20th at Tacoma Little Theatre. Audition appointments will be set between the times of 6:00pm-9:00pm on Sunday and 7:00pm-10:00pm on Monday. Callbacks will be held on Wednesday, March 22nd.

When a young scholar from New York city travels west in search of a new life, he arrives beaten and half-dead on the dusty streets of Twotrees. Rescued from the plains, the town soon becomes his home. A local girl gives him purpose in a broken land, but is it enough to save him from the vicious outlaw who wants him dead? He must make the choice: to turn and run or to stand for what he believes, to live or to fight; to become the man who shot Liberty Valance.


Other details:
Once cast, THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE will run from Friday, June 2, 2017 to Sunday, June 18, 2017.


Character Breakdown / Project Needs
Ransome Foster (30-35) From New York. Well-read and well spoken. He is stubborn and often arrogant but always well meaning.

Hallie Jackson (25-35) She's a strong-minded rough talking girl. Underneath her rough exterior is a beautiful and caring individual.

Bert Barricune (40-50) Bert is a true gunslinger. He is worn and battered looking but clearly handsome. He speaks only when he must.

Jim "The Reverend" Mosten (20-30) Jim is a young black swamper. he is kind, enthusiastic, well-mannered, full of energy and easy to fall in love with.

Liberty Valance (30-40) Liberty is a Southern Gentleman, but his manner doesn't disguise the scars on his face. He is terrifyingly unpredictable.

Marshal Johnson (50-60) The Marshal talks the talk. When it comes down to it, he's a coward.

Jake Dowitt (25-40) Jake is an enthusiastic reporter for a small local paper.

Various ensemble roles

Audition/Interview Dates:
March 19 & March 20

Callbacks or second audition/interview?
March 22

Audition Requirements:
Please prepare a monologue no longer than 3 minutes.

Monetary compensation:
All actors receive a small stipend.

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