Announcing auditions for the next production in
Benson Theatre- Season 1, Coming Home . . .
American Son by Christopher Demos-Brown
Directed by Kathy Tyree
Auditions will be held at Benson Theatre, 6054 Maple St, Omaha, NE
July 6th, 2022: 5pm-9:30pm
July 7th, 2022: 5pm-9:30pm

Please prepare two contrasting monologues (contemporary dramatic and contemporary comedic), each under a minute in length. Please contact Moira Mangiameli at to schedule a time to audition.
When you email, please include your contact information, headshot, resume, proof of vaccination, and your preferred night to audition. We will contact you with an audition time.
Callbacks will be Friday, July 8th. Rehearsals will start late July.

Kendra Ellis Connor – African American, female, 40’s-50’s (professor psychology and mother of teen son.
Scott Connor – White, male, 40’s – 50’s (Kendra’s estranged husband).
Officer Paul Larkin – White, male, mid 20’s – 30’s
Lieutenant John Stokes – African American, male, fifty to mid-60’s
Show Description:
An estranged bi-racial couple must confront their feelings about race and bias after their son is detained by the local police following a traffic stop incident. Their disparate histories and backgrounds inform their assumptions as they try to find out what happened to their son.

The waiting room of a police station in Miami-Dade County, Florida

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