Auditions for Late: A Cowboy Song

Auditions for Late: A Cowboy Song will be held November 29th from 6:30-9:30. Callbacks will be held November 30th and casting will be announced by December 1st.

Please complete the audition form and sign up for an audition time slot no later than 3pm on November 29th. 

Prepare a 60 second contemporary monologue that shows off your strengths as an actor, and additionally, if you would like to be considered for the role of Red, prepare a chorus of a folk or country song to sing.

Rehearsals will begin Sunday, January 30th and run Sunday-Thursday evenings, 6:30-9:30pm until March 2nd (not including additional tech times). This production will run for three performances (March 3rd-5th).

Here is a synopsis, character descriptions, and a pdf of the script.

This play is a love story for all the cowboys of heart and mind who ride outside the city limits of convention. Mary, always late, and always feeling there’s something missing from her comfortable married life, meets Red, a slow-talking, guitar-playing cowboy who teaches her to ride a horse and listen to her heart. Crick, Mary’s husband, buys a painting with the last of their savings. The couple has a baby, but can’t seem to decide on the baby’s name or the baby’s gender. As the years go by faster and faster, Mary wonders if she’ll ever find someone who experiences life at the same pace as her… 

CRICK: Charming, fragile, and child-like.

MARY: Keeps her journal locked.

RED: She’s no cowgirl, she’s a cowboy.

This play explores themes of Compulsory Heterosexuality, Masculinity, Gender Nonconformity, Love, and Parenting/Family.

In the spirit of a show dealing with issues of marginalization and identity, Queer, Trans, and BIPOC actors are encouraged to audition!

If you have any questions about the production contact director Peyton Noreen ( and stage manager Annika Phillips (

Sign Up Sheet

Audition Form

Monday, November 29, 2021 at 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Karen Hille Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Pacific Lutheran University - Karen Hille Phillips Center: 12180 Park Ave S, Parkland , WA 98447

Event Type

Concerts & Performances

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students


Arts & Culture

School of Arts and Communication, Theatre and Dance
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