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Auditions (Calgary): I Ain’t So Tough – Urban Stories Theatre

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Auditions (Calgary): I Ain’t So Tough – Urban Stories Theatre

urbanstoriesI Ain’t so Tough, a new play by Rose Scollard, Directed by Helen Young

Performance Dates: May 3 – 14, 2016 at The Motel Theatre, Arts Commons.

Rehearsal Dates: March and April, TBA

Play Outline and Character Breakdown: When Jesse, a feisty no-nonsense senior, receives a legacy from a soldier she danced  with 50 years before, she is not as delighted as you might think. In fact, she’s a bit creeped out about it. She can scarcely remember the guy and feels she’s being manipulated by him from the grave. 


  • Young Jesse: a smart young woman of 18, lippy, and one who avoids sentiment. 

  • Young Iris: Jesses best friend, 18. The leader in the friendship. 

  • Walter: a shy, gentle an ungainly farm boy, 18-20 years old. 


  • Jesse: 68, still spry and lippy but there’s a bitter side to her now. 

  • Iris: 68, shows her age more than Jesse, is confused, on the borderline of dementia. 

  • Ace: a smooth operator, totally untrustworthy in Jesse’s opinion. In his 60’s.

Audition Details:

When: Wednesday, January 27 & Thursday,  January 28, 2016

Time: 6:30-9 pm. If you can’t make these dates let us know, we may be able to add a date.

Location: TBA

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