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Milk Like Sugar Audtions

Callaloo Theater announces auditions for 

Milk Like Sugar 

by Kirsten Greenidge

Directed by Karen Christina Jones 

It is Annie Desmond’s sixteenth birthday and her friends have decided to help her celebrate in style, complete with a brand new tattoo. Before her special night is over, however, Annie and her friends enter into a life altering pact. When Annie tries to make good on her promise to her friends, she is forced to take a good look at the world that surrounds her. She befriends Malik, who promises a bright future, and Keera, whose evangelical leanings inspire Annie in a way her young parents have not been able to do. In the end Annie’s choices propel her onto an irreversible path in this story that combines wit, poetry, and hope.

Milk Like Sugar’s remarkable features include its locale, an urban, African-American subworld that displays, for once, neither the brutalizing clichés of a poverty-stricken ghetto nor the discomfiting artificiality of a talented-tenth safe haven. Instead, Greenidge populates her story with a sampling of the innumerable young people between those extremes." - The Village Voice  

Roles for Black Actors

Features Teens or young looking actors

Multicultural casting

Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)


2m, 5f

ANNIE--An 16 year old Black American 

TALISHA--Annie's friend

MARGIE--Annie's friend

ANTWOINE--Annie's friend

MALIK--Annie's boyfriend

MYRNA--Annie's Mom

KEERA--Annie's friend

Auditions will be held at PH GALLERY + STUDIO on Saturday, January 5th Noon-3:00pm

Please prepare a two-minute monologue.   

Production dates: March 1-10, 2019 at PH GALLERY + STUDIO 

Karen Christina Jones

Artistic Director
Callaloo Theater Company