A casting call for the Oxford Film Festival's second community film -- THE SHOW MUST GO ON -- was held on Saturday, October 8. Scripted roles are listed below -- however, as in the first film, there will be plenty of opportunities for "ad-libbed" speaking parts for extras (still needed).
Filming will be
DECEMBER 9-11 JANUARY 5-7 (exact schedule TBD, extras needed in the afternoon of Saturday, Jan. 7) at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center. At least one table read will be scheduled before filming begins, tentatively December 7 (Wednesday), also at the Powerhouse. There are still opportunities for volunteer extras and crew. Please submit the interest form found here: http://tinyurl.com/offcommunityfilm
Inspector Black/Peter – Rhes Low Professor Prune/David– Michael Ewing General Mayo/James – Lester Ferrell Dame Albatross/Maggie– Detra Payne Mary Ann LaMore/Elsa – Alice Walker Mr. Pennywise the Butler/Alec – Greg Earnest Yvonne the Maid/Nancy – Genevieve Fortner Igor the Magnificent/Silas – Adam Brooks Igor’s Assistant Natalia/Pam – Anna Donnell Mrs. Maude/Estelle – Jennifer Mathus Sister Amelia/Carol – Melissa Graves Lord Thadeus Corpsan/Truman – Jim McCauley The Director/Robert – Kyle Schlett The Writer/Marshall – Lance Rumowicz The Stage Manager/Rebecca – Meaghin Burke Crew 1 / Richard – Will Harris Crew 2 / Stanley – Michael Shorter Costume Designer/Patti – Lynn Wells Makeup Artist/Beverly – Kristy Robertson Sound Man/Donald - Rob Cornelius The Janitor/Mark – Carl Jensen Crew 3 / Violet – Emily Rose Crew 4 / Vivian – Alivia Roberts Arts Board Director - Johnny McPhail Obnoxious Patron Kid – Merrick McCool Patron 1 – Kaye Bryant Patron 2 – Elaine Gelbard Patron 3 – Caron Watts Patron 4 – Marge McCauley Patron 5 - Steve Wooten
The first community film, The Hanging of Big Todd Wade, filmed in Lafayette County in January, premiered to sold-out crowds at the 2011 Oxford Film Festival. It can be viewed on YouTube.