Our November production is Tom Dudzick's fantastic backstage comedy, Don't Talk to the Actors.
Saturday 6 August from 2pm - at the Sutherland Memorial School of Arts, East Parade
Thursday 11 August from 7:30pm - at the Sutherland Multi-Purpose Centre, 123 Flora St
About the Show
The best laid plans go awry when the cast and crew of a Broadway-bound play resort to manipulation, diva-like behaviour, and chaotic abandon to get what they want. Fledgling playwright Jerry Przpezniak and his fiancee are a couple of Buffalo greenhorns suddenly swept up in the whirlwind of the New York theatre scene when Jerry's play is optioned for the big money, ego-driven world of Broadway. It's a young playwright's dream, but the crazy characters and dilemmas they encounter are the things that nightmares are made of.
We are looking for a range of performers for this show. Open roles are as follows:
Jerry Przpezniak (30s): Amateur playwright from small town America. Gets his big break into professional theatre when his play is optioned by a big-time producer on Broadway.
Arlene Wyniarski (late 20s): Jerry's fiancee. She is completely awestruck by the Big Apple and has a huge crush on Curt Logan, the star of Jerry's play.
Mike Policek (50s): Interstate theatre owner whose nice-guy demeanour masks an astute theatrical intelligence.
Curt Logan (60s): Washed up ex-TV star who is trying to make it back into the big time.
Beatrice Pomeroy (60s): Curt's TV co-star who has been 'rescued' from her current nightclub act to be in Jerry's play. Singing ability an advantage.
Lucinda Shaw (30s, English accent required): Meticulous and precise, 'best stage manager in New York'. Trying desperately to balance her professional and personal life.
Rehearsals will be held on Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons.
For more information and to book your audition, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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