Auditions – Southern Fried Funeral
Dewey Frye is dead and the rest of his family if left to pick up the pieces -- that is, if they don't kill each other first.
Audition Style: Open, cold read from script
Script sample can be found here: https://www.playscripts.com/sample/2823
Characters: 6 female, 5 male
Dorothy Frye, 50-60s, Dewey Frye’s widow and the matriarch of the family
Sammy Jo Frye-Lefette, 30s, the middle child and future president of the Junior League
Harlene Frye, 30s/40s, the oldest child and prodigal daughter
Ozella Meeks, 60s/70s, chairwoman of the Son Shine committee at the church, a position she does not take lightly
Martha Ann Fox, 50s/60s, Dorothy’s best friend, first her name is pronounced “Marthann”
Fairy June Cooper, 50s/60s, contemporary of Dorothy and Martha Ann; they’ve been friends since high school
Atticus “Attie” Van Leer, 30s/40s, family lawyer and on-again-off-again love interest of Harlene
Dewey Frye Jr., 20s, the youngest child and not the brightest bulb
Dub Frye, 50s/60s, Dorothy’s brother-in-law
Benny Charles Greenwood, 50s/60s, best friend of Dewey Frye Sr.
Beecham Lefette, 30s, Sammy Jo’s husband