Grace & Mercy, a feature film
A Skip Thomas Production
by Director/Writer Mike Berry and Producer Tina Hobbs.
The creators of the hit film Banger and A State of Mind presents their newest feature film, a romantic comedy, Grace & Mercy:
While Climbing the corporate ladder, Grace Lawrence has worked herself to death…literally. But getting into Heaven isn’t that simple. She now has 7 days to learn all of life’s lessons before she meets with “The Most Merciful” who will determine her ultimate fate.
Friday, July 2, 2021
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, July 3, 2021
11:00am to 3:00pm
26250 Euclid Ave, Suite 211
Euclid, OH 44132
By Appointment only. Please send an email to email@example.com for an appointment time and additional instructions. Include role desired along with preferred audition time and date.
See the 'Audition Sides' tab for sides. This is a non-union production. No acting experience required. All roles come either with pay or stipend, except background or featured roles.
Important Production Dates
Filming will take place from August 25 through September 26 with a mandatory table read on July 26, 2021 at 6: 00pm. Please be prepared to provide any known conflicts.
Grace Lawrence - Female, (early 30’s), (African-American) Attractive, high strung and ambitious. Can be snobby which is why she has poor luck with relationships. Must be very flexible with the ability to film weekdays and weekends as this role will have a strenuous schedule – notice given well in advance in most cases.
Lu Cirferelli – Male (early 30s), (open ethnicity) Very suave but sneaky. He is the story’s antagonist and plans to charm Grace over to the bad side.
Joe – Male (early 30s), (open ethnicity). Average Joe, hard working blue collar type. He is instantly attracted to Grace and tries to persuade her to look past the superficial.
Kaylee- Female (early 30s), (open ethnicity). Girl next girl and long time best friend of Grace. She remains a true friend even when the lessons get tough.
Christie/Chris - Male or Female, (30s to 40s), (open ethnicity). Admin for the prestigious firm Grace works for. She/he has the pulse on everything going on in the office. Family oriented, humorous and high energy. She/he makes sure Grace is always in the know and is her confidante.
Harold Melville – Male, (early 40s to 50s), (open ethnicity). Very rich hedge fund manager with a taste for the finer things.
Roger Danville – Male, (mid-40s to early 60’s), (open ethnicity). He is Grace’s boss. Very corporate. Started a successful business from the ground up and likes to make sure everyone knows it.
Damian – Male, (mid 20’s to early 30’s), (open ethnicity). He is Lu’s right hand man and apprentice to the bad side.
Stan Prichard – Male, (early 30s to early 40’s). Financial guru for successful hedge fund corporation. He know his suits and numbers.
Inga Spellman – Female, (late 20s to mid 30s), (open ethnicity). Corporate-hard-hitting-brief case carrying right hand to Mr. Melville. She knows her stuff and takes no prisoners.
Dr Hegby- Male or Female, (early 40s and up), open ethnicity. General pract no itioner and Grace’s personal doctor.
Preacher – Male, (mid- 40s and up), (african-american), Can preach a sermon.
Anthony - Male, (late 20s to late 30s), (open ethnicity). Single. Attractive. Looking for a date.
Waitress/waiter/bartender - Male or Female, (early 20s and up), (open ethnicity).
Mrs. Lawrence – Female, (early 50s/60s), (African-American). She is Grace’s mother and has been keeping a secret from Grace that has left them estranged.
Thug - Male, (early 20s), (open ethnicity). Must be able to run.
Blessed Man - Male, (early 40s and up), open ethnicity. He is happy and likes to spread his joy upon everyone around him.
Young Man - Male, (early 20s), (open ethnicity). Likes to help others out of the goodness of his heart.
Musician - Male, (early 20s to late 40’s), (open ethnicity). Must be able to sing an original song with message. Ability to play a musical instrument a plus.
Interested in being background? Email firstname.lastname@example.org and place. ‘Background’ in the subject line.