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Quality Community Theater on Boston's North Shore
Auditons Suburban Holidays Playwright Festival
Sunday, September 23, 2012 and Monday, September 24, 2012 at 7:30PM at the QP Playhouse.
Actors of all ages are required. Detailed character descriptions and PDFs of all the plays are available by contacting Patrick Cleary at firstname.lastname@example.org. Printed copies of the scripts will be available in the Playhouse lobby.
Production dates DECEMBER 6, 8, 14 and 16 2012
Thanksgiving When You’re Dating Matt Damon by Lisa Burdick (3f, 3m):
SUSAN 25-30 – Mary and Frank’s daughter
MARY (Mom) 50ish
FRANK (Dad) 50ish
White Kwanzaa by Daniel Glenn (4f)
MARGARITA 30s-50s (age flexible)
DEBRA 30s-50s (age flexible)
DENISE 30s-50s (age flexible)
KIM 30s-50s (age flexible)
The Bench by Julie Perkins (1f, 1m)
SAM Late 70s
HELEN Late 70s
To be Directed by Patrick Cleary
Production dates DECEMBER 7, 9, 13, and 15 2012:
12 Days by John Kuntz (monologue, 1m)
ADULT MALE (age not specified)
Sunflower’s Last Thanksgiving by Sarah Morrison (2f, 3m, 1hamster):
APRIL CHAU PETERSEN
JEREMY PETERSEN A young man of eighteen. Returning home from his first semester of college. Hasn’t told his parents he’s gay yet.
CAROLINE PETERSEN A woman in her late forties. The kind of woman who buys scrapbooking supplies but never makes a scrapbook.
LOUIS PETERSEN A slightly overweight man in his early fifties. Jolly and sarcastic. The sort of man who changes into sweatpants as soon as he gets home.
CARLOS RIVERA Jeremy’s boyfriend. Almost twenty. Studying to be a dancer, and moves with a lot of grace. Came out at fourteen.
SUNFLOWER April’s pet hamster. She is a Chinese Dwarf Hamster. Should be played by a real hamster, if possible.
Suburban Holidays by Patrick Cleary (3f, 3m):
MARY 20s. A college student home for the holidays.
JIM 20s. Mary’s boyfriend, staying at her parent’s house over Christmas break.
NANA 70s-80s. A woman suffering from Alzheimer’s.
PAPA 70s-80s. Nana’s husband.
MOM 40s-50s. A woman in a troubled marriage.
DAD 40s-50s. Mom’s husband. Trying to make a decision.
To be Directed by Donna Corbett
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