Oprah casting calls for new comedy show

CHICAGO, USA – The Oprah Winfrey Network is being remade into a Broadway comedy satire, showcasing 25 years of her on-screen antics. The search is on for actors who can impersonate Oprah, amongst other roles as part of the TV show adaptation.

The shows will take place at the Annoyance Theater, 4830 North Broadway, Chicago, where   the first of the satire ‘Oprah episodes’ will run from February 2011 in the city.

Oprah casting call information

Character breakdowns:

OPRAH WINFREY: African-American female, age 22-55. Extensive comedy theatre experience a must, improv experience a plus.

ENSEMBLE MEMBER (Female, age 22-55): Two comedic performers will play a wide variety of roles including original characters, as well as local and national celebrities. Extensive comedy theater experience a must, improv experience a plus.

ENSEMBLE MEMBER (Male, age 22-55): Two comedic performers will play a wide variety of roles including original characters, as well as local and national celebrities. Extensive comedy theater experience a must, improv experience a plus.

Auditions: Saturday Dec 11th 2010 from 12-6pm. Callbacks: Sun Dec 12th 2010 from 12-2pm. Held at Green Shirt Studio, 4636 N. Ravenswood Ave., Suite 102, Chicago, IL 60640. Please email a head shot and resume to OprahAud@gmail.com for an audition slot.

If auditioning for Oprah, please prepare an Oprah impression, not to exceed one minute in length, as well as a second short impression of any celebrity you choose.- wgntv.com

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