North Star Theater Company (NSTC) presents the acclaimed Pulitzer Prize winning play, “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder. Directed by Christa Piper of Hamburg, the auditions will take place at NSTC’s studio located at 21 Kennedy Avenue in Ogdensburg, in the basement of the First Presbyterian Church. “Our Town” will be performed at Sussex County Community College’s Theater D the weekend of Friday, November 18 to Sunday, November 20.
All Roles are open for “Our Town” and audition times are:
Wednesday, August 31, from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m.
Thursday, September 1, from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m.
Thursday, September 8, from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m.
For auditions, actors who are interested in leading roles are welcome to come with a prepared monologue or read from sides that will be made available at the audition. For actors interested in supporting and ensemble roles, they will be placed in group readings. All ages are encouraged to audition and we are committed to inclusive casting.
OUR TOWN Character List
Stage Manager The narrator, who also plays multiple other roles throughout the show.
George Gibbs Dr. and Mrs. Gibbs’ 16-year-old son, who discovers his love for Emily,
marries her in the second act, and grieves for her loss in the third act.
Emily Webb Gibbs The Webbs’ intelligent 16 year old daughter, who grows up during
the play, joins the two major families when she marries George Gibbs, and dies later
Dr. Frank Gibbs The town’s doctor, he is the father of George and Rebecca Gibbs.
Mrs. Julia Hersey Gibbs Dr. Gibbs’ wife, mother to George and Rebecca Gibbs.
Rebecca Gibbs Dr. and Mrs. Gibbs’ daughter, who is four years younger than George.
Mr. Charles Webb The editor and publisher of the Sentinel, the town’s newspaper. He
is Emily and Wally’s father.
Mrs. Myrtle Webb Charles Webb’s wife, and mother to Emily and Wally.
Wallace “Wally” Webb Emily’s younger brother.
Simon Simson The organist of the Congregational Church who is the subject of town
gossip because of his alcoholism.
Mrs. Louella Soames A local busybody.
Howie Newsome The milkman who guides a seventeen-year-old horse named Bessie.
Joe Crowell, Jr. Joe is a paper boy.
Si Crowell, Joe’s younger brother.
Samuel “Sam” Craig The son of Julia Gibbs’ sister Carey.
Joe Stoddard The town undertaker.
Constable Bill Warren The town law enforcement officer.
Professor Willard A faculty member of State University who recites facts about
Additional Townsfolk: all ages
All the World is a Stage.