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October 4, 5, 11 and 12 @ 7 PM QP Theater
Auditions for our next three productions Suburban Holidays IV; Almost, Maine and A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be held together. You can audition for one, two or all productions!
Suburban Holidays: The first weekend (Sunday 4th and Monday 5th) will concentrate on Suburban Holiday IV. There will be some scenes from Almost, Maine and Midsummer as well, but we will concentrate on those shows on the second weekend of auditions. For Suburban Holidays IV scripts please contact Patrick Cleary firstname.lastname@example.org.
Production Dates: November 27, 28, 29 and December 3, 4, 5, 6, 2015
STUCK by Patrick Cleary (2M, 3F) JOE: Hapless husband, gets stuck in chimney (physical comedy required) 30’s; CRISSY: Joe’s patient wife 30’s; FRANK: Joe’s dad. A bit of a womanizer; MARY: Crissy’s mom. Sassy, has a wild streak and VIRGINIA: Mary’s mother/Chrissy’s grandmother. A little bit addled, loves her cat.
SILENT NIGHT by Walt Vail (2M) HAROLD: British soldier; OTTO: German soldier.
WAITING FOR SANTA by Cynthia Faith Arsenault (4M,2F) CHARLES: Director 30-70; CHIP/GI JOE: actor/toy soldier 20-35; MELVIN/ANDY: Actor/Raggedy Andy 40-60; MARILYN/BARBIE: Actor/Fashion Doll 20-45; CAROL/BABYDOLL: Actor/Baby doll 20-55 and PLAYWRIGHT: Gender Neutral 35-50
THANKSGIVING LITE by Mary Fitzpatrick (5F, 1M) MAVIS: Diet group leader, over 45 CAROL: Diet group member JEAN: Diet group member PHYLLIS: Diet group member HEIDI: Diet group member STEVE: Diet group member
HAVE A VERY MERRY, IF SOMEWHAT APOCALYPTIC, CHRISTMAS by Kymm Zuckert (5F, 3M, 1 either F or M) MAUREEN: Female, 40-70; AUDREY: Female, 30-40; SANDY: Female, 30-40; FRANK: Male, 50s; HANNAH: Female, late 20s-early 30s; CRAIG: Male, late 20s-early 30s; STARCHILD: Male, a hippie, early 20s; CHLOE: Female, 15-17; BIK: man/woman any age/ethnicity, speaks only in a foreign language.
Almost, Maine: Nine skits featuring couples in many different forms. Roles will be doubled so each actor will be cast in at least two roles each. In addition actors will continue or recap the themes and stories of Almost, Maine through traditional (and some non-traditional) puppetry techniques such as shadow puppets, marionettes and hand puppets. Please contact director Patrick Cleary email@example.com if you have any questions.
Production Dates: January 15, 16, 22, 23, 24, 29 and 30, 2016
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: (12-13 M, 6-7 F – may double roles) Puck the story teller; Theseus/Oberon, Hippolyta/Titania the duke and his conquest/fairy king and queen; Egeus the ‘wronged’ father; the lovers Lysander, Demetrius, Helena and Hermia; the ‘mechanicals’ Nick Bottom, Peter Quince, Francis Flute, Robin Starveling, Tom Snout, and Snug; Philostrate master of the revels/wedding for Thesus and Hippolyta; and the fairies -Peaseblossem, Cobweb, Mote and Mustard Seed. Also looking for magicians to entertain the audience as they come into the playhouse in preparation for the wedding entertainment! The show’s theme – do you believe in magic! Please contact director Donna Corbett firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Production Dates: March 11, 12, 18, 19, 20, 25 and 26, 2016
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