Trinity Street Players audition notice:The Defeat of Grandfather Devil by Josefina Niggli
Announcing open auditions for The Defeat of Grandfather Devil by famed author Josefina Niggli, based on the pastorela tradition of the Texas-Mexico border, produced by Trinity Street Players in downtown Austin, directed by Jesús Pantel: 901 Trinity Street, First Austin,Sanctuary (main floor), Tuesday, September 17th @ 6:00pm -- click for map . Callbacks will be on Wednesday (if necessary). Production will take place in winter, 2013.
Lucifer: Lead role; mischievous rather than dreadful. Male or female.
Angel Niña: Virtuous angel, female (age range 8 – 10); small non-speaking part.
Hermit: Jolly, heavyset, elderly man wandering in the desert.
Parrado: Male leader of the goat herders; straight forward and sincere.
Tebano: Elderly male herder; charitable.
Meliso: Child herder (age range 8 – 10); Bartolo’s and Galdina’s son; sweet and innocent.
Bartolo: Heavyset, lazy herder; married to Galdina and father of Meliso; domineering but henpecked husband.
Galdina: Middle-aged woman; married to Bartolo and mother of Meliso; nagging wife.
Archangel Michael: Boy or girl (age range 10 – 14); brave and confident; stands up to Lucifer’s bluster.
St. Joseph: Non-speaking role; Mary’s husband.
Virgin Mary: Non-speaking role; Joseph’s husband and mother of Baby Jesus.