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OB Playhouse & Theatre Company is currently accepting submissions for its 2018 production of:


Directed by Justin Tuazon
Music Direction by Michelle Gray
Choreography by Jordan DeLeon

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

Sunday, December 3rd, 2:30 p.m. - ?
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
4227 Fairmount Avenue
San Diego, CA 92105

Audition Details:
Reserve you audition slot by emailing your headshot, resume (PDF), preferred role and/or if you would accept any role, as well as the times you are NOT available on Saturday and Sunday to

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

Character breakdown:

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)
Mezzo Suprano
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.

(PLEASE NOTE: The role of Marcie has been cast.)

If you have any questions, please email:
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