July 2014 — Judson Theatre Company

Archives for July 2014

Local auditions for TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD!

AUDITIONS: Judson Theatre Company will be having local auditions for To Kill a Mockingbird by appointment only for several roles (including the children’s roles) in Moore County on Monday, July 28 and Tuesday, July 29. Professional actors and experienced non-professionals are welcome to audition. Audition time and location will be included in appointment confirmation. Email .pdfs of current headshots and resumes to JTCStaff@gmail.com.

Currently seeking:

Scout- age 9 or 10, is courageous and forthright. If a question occurs to her, she’ll ask it.

Jem-age 12 or 13, on the cusp of manhood. Trying to understand the world around him.

Dill- age 11 or 12, small for his age and wise beyond his years. Sees Atticus as a father figure.

Calpurnia- 30’s-40’s, she has raised the motherless Scout and Jem. Self-educated African-American woman with high standards.

Mr. Cunningham- 40’s-50’s, poor farmer who shares the prejudices of this time and place but who is nevertheless a man who can be reached as a human being.

Reverend Sykes- 40’s-60’s, minister of the First Purchase Church. An imposing African-American man with a strong presence.

Heck Tate- 40’s-50’s, town sheriff. He does his duty as he sees it, and enforces the law without favor.

Stephanie Crawford- 40’s-50’s, a prejudiced town gossip and enjoys it to the hilt.

Boo Radley- 30’s, a recluse, afraid of people but has a spot in his heart for Scout.

Nathan Radley- 30’s, shy brother of Boo.

Mrs. Dubose- 60’s, an ill woman who is bitter and angry.

Tom Robinson- 20’s,  handsome and vital African-American man with an undercurrent of kindness and sensitivity.

Mr. Gilmer- 40’s, public prosecutor, his manner is at times cruel and hurtful but has doubts about the guilt of the accused.

Bob Ewell- 40’s-50’s, a cruel, little bantam-cock of man who seeks importance.

Mayella Ewell- age 19, desperately lonely and abused daughter of Bob Ewell.

Walter Cunningham- age 9 or 10, classmate of Scout.

Clerk- 40’s-60’s, court clerk.

Link Deas- 40’s-60’s, Tom’s employer who believes in his innocence.

Local rehearsals begin in Moore County on/around September 17. Show opens Thursday, October 2 and runs through Sunday, October 5. Some daytime rehearsals required for some characters; evening rehearsals required for all.

Stipend provided to Local Hire actors. Housing and transportation are not provided for Local Hire actors.


Johnny Whitaker joins TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD!



Proud to announce Johnny Whitaker is joining the cast of To Kill a Mockingbird as Judge Taylor!


Johnny Whitaker is best remembered for his roles as ‘Jody’ on CBS’s Family Affair and as ‘Tom Sawyer’ in the 1973 film adaptation of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. As a child, Johnny also starred in more than 5 major motion pictures and guest starred on numerous TV series, including Bewitched, Green Acres, Bonanza, and Gunsmoke. For the past 15 years, Johnny has been a co-owner and career path advisor for LA Kidz Management, a division of Whitaker Entertainment. He has served as the National Secretary of the Young Performer’s Committee of SAG/AFTRA.

Family Affair Cast

Johnny as “Jody” on Family Affair with (L-R) Kathy Garver, Anissa Jones, Brian Keith, and Sebastian Cabot.