Brighton Beach Memoirs CALLBACK Information

Hey Everyone – Here is information about callbacks for Brighton Beach Memoirs. The callback sides are available for download at the end of the this post. Let us know if you have any questions!

Eugene Morris Jerome:  He is a normal 15 year old boy who has recently discovered girls in a BIG way. He is obsessed with the female anatomy, which he’s never seen, and his other love of baseball. The play revolves around his memoirs.

CALLBACK SCENES
Stanley/ Eugene 48-50
Stanley/ Eugene 69-71
Laurie/ Eugene: 90-92
May be asked to do Audition Monologue: Page 38-39 (posted on blog)

Stanley Jerome: 18 years old.  He is the older brother who, due to financial reasons, must work a factory job, which he hates. He tries to temper Eugene’s passions while attempting to please his parents, but he struggles with feelings of being trapped.

CALLBACK SCENES:
Stanley/ Eugene 48-50
Stanley/ Eugene 69-71
Stanley/ Jack 100-103
May be asked to do Audition Monologue on 24-26 (posted on blog)

Jack Jerome:  He is the father who feels the pressure of supporting an extended family by working two jobs. In addition, all family members turn to him for advice and answers. He is patient, but very weary.

CALLBACK SCENES:
Kate/ Jack 32-34
Stanley/ Jack 100-103
May be asked to do Audition Monologue on Page 86 (posted on blog)

Kate Jerome: 40 years old. She is the very strong mother who attempts to hold the family together and solve the hurts and problems of all of them. She is opinionated and very verbal, but also very loving.

CALLBACK SCENES:
Kate/ Jack 32-34
Kate/ Blanche 83-85

Aunt Blanche: 38 years old. She is Kate’s younger sister, recently widowed, very indecisive, and dependent. She wants to have a life for herself and her daughters, but she does not know how or where to begin. She feels buried with her husband.

CALLBACK SCENES
Kate/ Blanche 83-85
Blanche/ Nora- 93-96
May be asked to do Audition monologue 95-96 (posted on blog)

Cousin Nora: She is a very beautiful and ambitious 16 year old girl with dreams of Broadway. She is often resentful of her younger sister who is pampered due to heart flutters. In addition, she is angry at her father for dying and leaving her with a weak mother.

CALLBACK SCENES:
Nora/ Laurie pps. 20-23
Blanche/ Nora- 93-96
May be asked to do Audition monologue on 16-17 (posted on blog)

Cousin Laurie: She is a studious, yet quietly mischievous, 13 year old who is all ears around the adult situations. She appears innocent, but she really has a grasp on what the others around her are “up to.”

CALLBACK SCENES:
Nora/ Laurie pps. 20-23
Laurie/ Eugene: 90-92

Blanche & Nora pgs. 93-96
Eugene & Laurie pgs. 90-92
Kate & Blanche pgs. 83-85
Kate & Jack pgs. 32-34
Laurie & Nora pgs. 20-23
Stanley & Eugene pgs. 48-51
Stanley & Eugene pgs. 69-71
Stanley & Jack pgs. 100-103

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