Wednesday, January 31, 2024




Valley Players


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Auditions at SVP




Audition Date

Wednesday, February 7th,


Thursday, February 8th, at 7:00 PM


At SVP Theatre


Synopsis: Abby Binder makes life so miserable for her roommates at the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility that they change rooms when a bed becomes available. But not Marilyn Dunne, a relentlessly cheerful woman who grinds on Abby’s nerves! The women make a bet to determine whether Marilyn stays or goes. Which one in this “odd couple” will win?



Performance Dates: April 19th-May 5th


Call backs, if necessary, Sunday, February 11th at 7:00PM


Produced by: Roberta Steve

Directed by: Elaine Wallace


The Director is seeking the following:


3 Adult Males (20's-40's)

3 Adult Females (20's-80's)


Character Gender/Age Range Description


Abby (50-80) Brash woman living in an Assisted Care Home. Unhappy, difficult.


Marilyn (50-80) Sweet, unaffected woman, happy with her lot in life. Also lives in Assisted Care Home.


Scotty (20-50) Nurse in the Assisted Care Home. Caring, understanding, and wonderful to his patients.


Benjamin/Lewis/Clown (20-40) Plays three roles. Benjamin is the son of Abby who has not visited for many years; most important role. Others are small character roles.


Colleen/Woman in White (20-35) Plays two roles. Colleen is the daughter of Marilyn. Kind and understanding. Woman in White small character role.


Derek/Zombie/Masked Man (20-35) Plays three roles. Derek is the husband of Colleen. He is also kind and understanding. Others are small character roles.



Please sign-up for an audition time via the following sign-up link: 

Somerset Valley Players: Ripcord Auditions (

Auditions will be readings from sides of the script. No monologues required.

 Somerset Valley 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. 

Sponsored by

The Robert W. Pittenger Family


The theatre is Air-Conditioned and Wheelchair Accessible.


Theater Location

689 Amwell Road

Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Telephone: 908-369-7469



Mailing Address

601 Route 206

Suite 26-216

Hillsborough, NJ 08844


Made possible by funds from the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission, a partner of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.