Our Next Show:
Barefoot in the Park
Barefoot in the Park by Neil Simon
Directed by William Kircher
Paul and Corie Bratter are newlyweds in every sense of the word. Paul is straight-laced and Corie just wants to have fun. The ecstasy of the honeymoon gives way to the reality of setting up housekeeping in a five-floor walk-up. The harmony of marriage turns to comical discord. They get a surprise visit from Corie's loopy mother and decide to play matchmaker during a dinner with their neighbor-in-the-attic, where everything that can go wrong.....does. PG
November 8, 9, 10, 16, & 17, 2018 at 7:30 pm
November 11 & 18, 2018 at 2:30 pm
Auditions: Saturday October 20th at 3:00pm & Sunday October 21st at 7:00pm
A Good, Old Fashioned, Redneck Country Christmas by Kris Bauske
Directed by Alexander Weiss
Assistant Director Karla Froehlich
Performances are December 1st and 2nd
SYNOPSIS: Lou’s Diner is the Friendliest place in the south, but this Christmas Eve, Lou and the girls are steamed. Lou’s husband Bill, and his pals Dave and Jimmy, have taken off for a day of hunting in the mountains. Dave is married to one of Lou’s waitresses while Jimmy is trying to avoid marriage to the other. Seems they want to avoid family issues by getting out of town for the day.
With the warm-hearted women hard at work in the diner on Christmas eve and the men staunchly avoiding the traditional holiday setting back home, we get to witness each group’s perspective of the other through the eyes of a stranded truck driver named Bob. Whoever said, “Men are from Mars and women are from Venus” must have met this crew!
When Mary Sue, a pregnant, poignant stranger gets lost in the woods and ends up having her baby in a cow shed in the middle of a blizzard, the redneck boys become the most unlikely wise men ever seen! Bob is there to give narative to it all.
WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING: You don’t have to bring anything! It will consist of cold readings, sides will be provided. You are allowed to bring a prepared monologue if you choose but it is not mandatory.
CHARACTERS: Looking for 5 men and 4 women, ranging from 18-50 (ish)
Bob/Narrator- (Male (may be female and renamed Bobbi) 30-50) The narrator of the show, breaks the fourth wall talking to audience throughout the show, but also interacts with the character in the show. A truck driver who broke down, in the town of Christmas, and observes everything going on around him.
Lou- (Female 30-50) Very confident, wise, takes command of the diner. Married to Bill.
Bill- (Male 30-50) Retired Marine, athletic, owns a trail guiding business, understands women, doesn’t take orders from men, but does listen to Lou.
Dave- (20-40) Owns a butcher shop, loves to crack jokes especially at Jimmy’s expense, married to Barbie Jo.
Barbie Jo- (Female 20-40) Wife of Dave, frazzle brain, works full time at the diner, Lou’s Right-hand girl.
Jimmy- (male 18-30) acts as a lady’s man, bit cocky, in a relationship with Darlene.
Darlene- (18-30) in a relationship with Jimmy, innocent, and not the sharpest tool in the shed, good hearted, hopes Jimmy will marry her one day.
Mary Sue- (18-20) Pregnant stranger, who got lost in the woods, bound to give birth any minute.
Mark- (18-30) College son of town doctor training to be a doctor himself, secretly madly in love with Darlene, very nerdy and awkward.
REHEARSALS: Typically be Monday through Friday depend upon scheduling conflicts.
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