Single Thread Theatre Company is seeking actors for its next site-specific project Turkey Shoot. The production is in partnership with City of Toronto Historic Sites and the Toronto Arts Council.
Casting Breakdown for Turkey Shoot:
DAVID GIBSON (20s-30s) Honest, earnest, scientifically minded, a revolutionary in the making. David is Scottish-born and raised.
ELIZA GIBSON (20s-30s) David’s Wife. Intelligent, determined, hard working and fiercely protective of her family. ELIZA was born in New York state and emigrated to Upper Canada with her family.
KAHKEWAQUONABY (PETER JONES) (20s) Spiritual, bright, inquisitive, optimistic, a leader to be. Peter is half-Ojibwe, born among the Mississauga of Port Credit.
COL. JAMES GIVINS (50s/60s) A veteran of the American Revolution and War of 1812. He fought alongside Mohawk and Ojibwe warriors and is now the Head of Indian Affairs and the representative for the Governor General to the Ojibwe.
REVEREND STRACHN (40s/50s) A determined, strategically-minded community leader. His great aim is to stop the spread of revolution and democracy in Canada.
AUGUSTUS JONES (50s/60s) Wise, a bit of a curmudgeon and an eccentric. He is a pioneer who has lived out in the bush for decades self-sufficiently.
FRANCIS BOND HEAD (30s) Comedic. A braggadocio. He always says what is on his mind, even if he has no idea what he is talking about. He has been sent to Upper Canada to achieve reform of the government.