Auditions for Suburban Holidays VI

October 8 and 9, 2017 at 7 PM the Playhouse

Readings for these auditions will be from the new scripts this season.  Auditions will not include readings from every show or for every character. There will be enough representation to decide!  Please note the humans in Patrick’s show have been cast.

 

BLOOD RELATIONS: by Patrick Cleary

JENNY: (F, 30s-40s) A mother of a young boy

JACKSON (M, 10-14): Jenny’s son

CASEY (F 13-17): Jackson’s babysitter

1 puppeteer (any age/gender)

 

BOB THE COP by Cary Pepper

BOB (M, 20s-60s): A hard-boiled detective

MRS. CLAUS (F, 50s-70s): Mrs. Claus

SANTA CLAUS (M, 50s-70s): Santa Claus

CORONER (either gender, open age)

 

THE HOLIDAY COUNCIL by Amanda O’Donnell

(Ages/genders implied, but the play can play around with these)

PILGRIM – A Pilgrim woman who represents Thanksgiving. Stern but kind. Rocks a bonnet.

BRO – A bro ready to get lit (and probably end up in the hospital) this 4th of July. He wears shorts, sandals, a tank top, sunglasses, and a visor/hat (preferably upside down and/or backwards), all in red, white, and blue

BUNNY – The Easter Bunny. Interpret this how you will.

NEW YEAR – Now that it’s partway through the year, the New Year Baby is in the moody teenager phase.

SANTA CLAUS – Secretly wants Christmas to remain the #1 holiday. Fears the competition.

GHOST – The spirit of Halloween. A ghost, witch, ghoul, or other spooky creature

MENSCH – Represents Hanukkah. The sweetest old Mensch you could ever hope to meet.

VALENTINE – Eager and childlike, the spirit of Valentine’s Day is the type to make sure everyone has a valentine (or twelve) in their cubby.

THE APPLICANTS

NOEL – Santa’s Elf

CANADA DAY

GROUNDHOG DAY

FLAG DAY

ARBOR DAY

EARTH DAY

APRIL FOOL’S DAY

TAX DAY

 

MY TURKEY REDEEMER LIVETH by Loretta Bolger Wish

LISA (F, age open): A woman trying to cook a turkey

JEREMY (M, age open): A man she calls for advice

 

STAND-INS by Glenn Wakeley

BRIAN (M, young-ish): An everyman

ABE (M, 40s-60s): Looks a bit like a certain President

SUSAN (F, open): A bit of a wise-ass

HAM (M, 20s-50s): A bit of a ham actor, dresses like a Shakespeare in the Park actor

 

TRIMMED TO NOTHINGNESS by Steven D. Miller

ANDREW 24, the fiancé of MEGHAN, eager to impress

MEGHAN 23, the older Dougherty daughter, happy to be home for the holidays

MRS. DOUGHERTY 45, the mother, sweet and enthusiastic

MR. DOUGHERTY 50, the father, energetic and welcoming

SIOBHAN 21, the slightly younger Dougherty daughter, excited about Christmas

 

UPSET OVER NOTHING by Robin Doupe

RACHEL:   Woman in her early-to-mid 30s

ROSE:   Rachel’s mother

CASHIER

CUSTOMER ONE

CUSTOMER TWO

CUSTOMER THREE

 

  

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