Directed by James Fletcher

The Racine Theatre Guild will be holding open auditions for “Lombardi” on Monday, August 20 and Tuesday, August 21 at 7 p.m.

Five-time NFL champion and two-time Super Bowl champion, Vince Lombardi is the man behind every Green Bay Packers’ legend. Driven by ultimate perfection, this play follows reporter Michael McCormick through a week of the Packers’ 1965 season. He discovers Lombardi’s passions and relationships on and off the field with his players, the press, and his wife, Marie.

Roles for:
– Marie Lombardi: (40s – early 60s) a wife of a certain time that loved and supported her husband above all else. She is the only person who could really challenge Lombardi.

– Vince Lombardi: (40s – early 60s) a hard-nosed coach for the Green Bay Packers from 1959 – 1967 who became an American icon. He is never satisfied with himself and constantly strives to push himself and those around him to be better.
– Michael McCormick: (20s – mid 30s) the narrator of the play. Ambitious, relentless, enthusiastic and inquisitive reporter on his first major assignment.
– Paul Hornung: (20s – mid 30s, athletic build) the “Golden Boy” Hall of Famer who played for the Green Bay Packers from 1957 – 1966. A trouble-maker off the field.
– Dave Robinson: (20s – mid 30s, athletic build, African-American) a linebacker for the Green Bay Packers from 1963 – 1972; he had a difficult but respectful relationship with Lombardi. Embodies pride and work ethic.
– Jim Taylor: (20s – mid 30s, athletic build) fullback for the Green Bay Packers from 1958 – 1966. Soft spoken, but dominate and unstoppable on the field. Known for punishing hits and sloughing off injuries.

No appointments necessary. Auditions consist of a cold reading from the script. Individuals with all levels of experience are invited to audition.

Scripts may be checked out in advance from the box office. The show will go into rehearsal in August and will be performed weekends October 19 – November 4.

For more information, visit http://www.racinetheatre.org/audition/lombardi/ or contact the box office at (262) 633-4218.Featured-Image-Lombardi-Sweep