OB Playhouse and Theatre Company


Directed by Justin Tuazon
Music Direction by Michelle Gray 

I LOVE YOU BECAUSE is a modern twist on Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, set in New York City. A young, uptight greeting card writer’s life is changed when he meets a flighty photographer. Along with their eccentric friends and siblings, they learn to love each other not in spite of their faults, but because of them.

February 1, 2018 – February 25, 2018
Thursdays – Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.

Rehearsals will begin the final week of December. 

Saturday, December 2nd, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at
OB Playhouse
4944 Newport Avenue
San Diego, CA 92107

Callbacks (by invitation only):
Sunday, December 3rd, 2:30 p.m. -?

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
4227 Fairmount Avenue
San Diego, CA 92105

Audition Details: 
Reserve your audition time now by emailing your headshot, resume, preferred role and if you would accept any role, as well as the times you are NOT available on Saturday and Sunday to obplayhousecasting@gmail.com 
Please prepare one minute or 32 bars of a contemporary musical theatre song. Bring sheet music in your correct key and an accompanist will be provided for you. No karaoke tracks or 
acapella auditions, please

PLEASE NOTE: The role of Marcie has been cast. 

Character breakdown:

Marcie - CAST 

Diana - Female (25 – 35, any ethnicity)
Alto to D any ethnicity 
Intelligent, no-nonsense, by-the-numbers, best friend and roommate to Marcy, she encourages Marcy to find her Mr. Wrong so that she can then be with her Mr. Right; she will happily have a friendship with benefits with Jeff. 

Austin - Male (25 – 35, any ethnicity)
Tenor to A
Straight-laced, romantic, conservative, methodical, greeting card writer who is very devoted to his ex-girlfriend and desperately wants her back. 

Jeff - Male (25 – 35, any ethnicity) 
Baritone to G 
Quirky, not always the best with words, no-strings-attached, older brother to Austin; wants to help him rebound quickly from the breakup and in the meantime, he is perfectly content to have a friendship with benefits.

NYC Woman (23 – 50, any ethnicity)
Plays multiple characters and must be comfortable with improvisation, movement, and have excellent comedic timing. 

NYC Man (23 – 50, any ethnicity)
Bari-Tenor any Ethnicity 
Plays multiple characters and must be comfortable with improvisation, movement, and have excellent comedic timing.

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