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Last call for local actors to audition for Ohio-based sitcom coming to Amazon Prime Video

Posted at 5:46 PM, Feb 22, 2020

CLEVELAND — A new sitcom coming to Amazon Prime Video this fall is based right here in Cleveland and Sunday is the final day for casting, according to the show’s creator Conrad Faraj.

The final day of auditions for “Making It...In Ohio” will be held at the Radisson Hotel Cleveland Airport West on Sunday, Feb. 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Faraj said.

The auditions are open to the public.

“Making It...In Ohio” is a sitcom about a group of misfit actors and filmmakers following their dreams and making movies in Cleveland, created by Conrad Studios, a local film company founded in 2003 by Faraj.

Faraj described the show as a mix between “Parks and Recreation” and “Friends.”

“Making It...In Ohio” is about a man who was once passionate about filmmaking, but over the years lost his ambition. After finding some old VHS tapes from some of the films he had shot in the past, a spark is reignited and he once again sets out to follow his dreams of being a filmmaker in Cleveland.

“At the heart of [the show], it will be about people who are passionate about wanting to make it into the entertainment industry. We’re looking for people who have colorful personalities and interesting personalities, quirky people—those are the kind of characters we want to cast for,” Faraj said.

“Making It...In Ohio” is expected to be completed this fall, with all episodes of the first season available to stream on Amazon Prime Video in September or October.

Radisson Hotel Cleveland Airport West is located at 25070 Country Club Blvd. in North Olmsted.

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