Wednesday, February 2, 2011


Audition Tile 3

Due to the bad weather, Edison Valley Playhouse has rescheduled the second night of auditions for Beau Jest, a play by James Sherman, directed by Amy Levine (any questions regarding auditions, please send Amy an e-mail at ) to

WHEN: Monday, February 7, 7:30 PM
Edison Valley Playhouse, 2196 Oak Tree Road, Edison

Synopsis: Sarah is a nice Jewish girl with a problem: her parents want her married to a nice Jewish boy. They have never met her boyfriend, a WASP executive named Chris Kringle. She tells them she is dating a Jewish doctor and they insist on meeting him. She plans a dinner party and, over the heated protests of Chris, employs an escort service to send her a Jewish date to be Dr. Steinberg. Instead, they send Bob Schroeder, an aspiring actor who agrees to perform the impersonation. Happily, he is extremely convincing in the role and Sarah's parents are enraptured. Soon, even Sarah falls for Bob.

Roles Available:

  • Sarah Goldman: Female, age: 20's
  • Chris Cringle: Male, age: mid 20's to early 30's
  • Bob Schroeder: Male, age: mid 20's to early 30's
  • Joel Goldman: Male, age: 30's
  • Miriam Goldman: Female, age: 50's to 60's
  • Abe Goldman: Male, age: late 50's to 70's

Auditions will be cold readings from the script.

Production Dates are March 18 through April 2, Friday and Saturday nights at 8:00, with the addition of a Sunday Matinee possible