A tale of love, magic, jealousy and secrets. Toulou escapes from the Mississippi cotton fields in the 1930s to pursue her dream of singing the blues in Memphis. When she meets a rambling blues man, the notorious Ace of Spades, her dreams are realized in a way she could never have imagined. Written in vivid language that captures the blues, Hoodoo Love is a major debut.
Auditions will be held at 3717 N. Ravenswood Ave., Suite 245, Chicago IL, 60613
Candylady: 50's-60's - "A former slave and the Hoodoo madame of Beale Street with a timeless essence, yet the quick tongue of a youngin'"- Must be a strong singer
Ace of Spades: "A young, sexy, ramblin' bluesman with a 'behind like a caboose' and hands that can play the blues out of any woman's back."-Leading role type. Actors with blues guitar playing experience and experience playing the harmonica are encouraged to consider this role. The ability to sing in styles similar to blues, jazz, and gospel is also preferred.
Jib : late 20's early '- "Toulou's older brother, a born-again Christian missionary".
Production Dates: September 22, 2012-October 21, 2012.
First Rehearsal: August 17th
Appropriate sides will be emailed upon the scheduling of your appointment. Also, prepare one song similar to the styles of blues, jazz, and gospel. If requested to sing, be prepared to do so acapella.