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Synopsis: The plot concerns a party
where a producer, playwright, director, actors and their friends
eagerly wait for the opening night reviews of their Broadway play.
September 8th through 24th, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday
Produced by: Holly Lessing
Directed by: Karen Abbatiello
Assistant Directed by: Lynda Chornomaz
The Directors are seeking the following:
5 Males (Playing Age Ranges 25-60)
2 Females (Playing Age Ranges 25-45, 50-70)
Character Gender/Age Range Description
James Wicker M 35-45
An egotistical but insecure
comic actor who passed up a chance to star in the play for a television
Peter Austin M 35-45
James’s former best friend. The
nervous and excitable playwright, desperate to reach the level and
status of iconic playwrights of the past.
Julia Budder F 25-45
A first-time producer of the
Broadway play The Golden Egg and one of the few genuinely
nice people in the group.
Ira Drew M 35-50
Insecure theater critic with
writing aspirations of his own. Humors himself with jokes that he
accentuates with a very unique laugh.
Frank Finger M 40-60
The egomaniacal, “genius”
Virginia Noyes F 50-70
Dissolute star of the play: She
wears an ankle monitor and drinks and snorts cocaine throughout.
Gus P. Head M 25-35
Polite, somewhat naive farm boy
who checks the coats and hats but has aspirations for a Broadway
career. Has a beautiful singing voice which he demonstrates for a
NOTES FOR AUDITIONERS
Readings will be from the script.
*Please bring a resume and headshot with you to auditions
if readily available.*
Players are committed to diverse, inclusive casting. Non-descript
roles are available to all performers, regardless of age, sex,
ethnicity, disability, race, color, national origin, sexual
orientation, gender identity or any other basis.
The theatre is
Air-Conditioned and Wheelchair Accessible.