Theater Company of Lafayette

Auditions

AUDITION for ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR by Alan Ayckbourn

August 12 and 13 – Absurd Person Singular / Coal Creek Theater of Louisville & Theater Company of Lafayette

Coal Creek Theater of Louisville, in collaboration with Theater Company of Lafayette, announces auditions for their fall production, Absurd Person Singular by Alan Ayckbourn.  Auditions will be held August 12 and 13 at the Louisville Center for the Arts, 801 Grant Avenue in Louisville.

 

AT A GLANCE WHAT: Auditions for Absurd Person Singular by Alan Ayckbourn

WHEN: Friday, August 12 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, August 13 at 2:30 p.m. (Choose one day to attend.) Call backs, if necessary, will take place Sunday, August 14 at 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Louisville Center for the Arts, 801 Grant Avenue in Louisville

ROLES AVAILABLE: Three married couples: Sidney (Age 30 – 50+) Jane (Age 30 – 50+) Geoffrey (Age 30 – 50+) Eva (Age 30 – 50+) Ronald (Age 30 – 50+) Marion (Age 30 – 50+) -All roles are non-paid, non-equity.

PREPARATION: Bring resume and head shot if available, and a list of conflicts from August 29 – November 13. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. PERFORMANCE DATES: October 28th, 29th, 30th (matinee), November 4th, 5th, 6th (matinee), 7th (Industry Night), 11th, and 12th. Strike is on November 13th.

CONTACT: Madge Montgomery, director: [email protected] or 303-926-0472.

ABOUT THE SHOW: Meet three couples in their three kitchens on the Christmas Eves of three successive years. The “lower class” but very much up and coming Hopcrofts are in their bright new, gadget filled kitchen anxiously giving a little party for their bank manager and his wife and an architect neighbor. Next there are the architect and his wife in their neglected, untidy flat. Then the bank manager and his wife are in their large, slightly modernized, old Victorian style kitchen. Running like a dark thread through the wild comedy of behind the scenes disasters at Christmas parties is the story of the advance of the Hopcrofts to material prosperity and independence and the decline of the others. In the final stages the little man is well and truly on top, with the others, literally and unnervingly, dancing to his tune. ABOUT CCTL and TCL: This production is a collaboration between Coal Creek Theater of Louisville and Theater Company of Lafayette. Both companies are 501(c)3, non-profit, all-volunteer community theaters. CCTL receives support from the City of Louisville.

Theater Company of Lafayette receives funding from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). For more information about the SCFD and its activities, please visit scfd.org.

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