The Metropolitan Diversity Theatre Company is seeking actors and actresses for an upcoming play to be staged at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC) Auditorium on March 11.
Written and directed by Tony Thompson and based on a true story, the new play is entitled “Dearest Anna.” It explores the life and adventures of an African girl from a Royal family who is captured and enslaved, but marries a Florida slave owner, births four children and is freed. She then becomes a plantation and slave owner herself.
Auditions will be held on Saturday, January 28 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the AARLCC, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. The cast includes:
• Anna, Black Woman, play ages 40’s to 50’s
• Two mixed race daughters, play ages 20’s to 30’s (could be played by other)
• Mixed race son, play ages 19 to 20’s (could be played by other)
• Mixed race son, play ages, 20’s to 30’s (could be played by other)
• Black male, play ages 50’s to 60’s
• Black female, play ages 40’s to 50’s
• White male, Judge play ages 40’s to 50’s For more information, contact Tony Thompson at 954-792-1311 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.