AUDITIONS

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Audition Process:

2019/20 SEASON AUDITIONS


PLAY ON! (a comedy)

Show runs:
October 9-13 & 16-20, 2019

This show has been cast. Many thanks to all who came out.


TREASURE ISLAND
(a panto)

Show runs:
December 18-Jan 4

This show has been cast. Many thanks to all who came out.


I Never Sang for My Father
(a drama)

Show runs:
March 11–14 & 18–21

Synopsis

A moving and perceptive work that probes into the disquieting alienation
that can exist between a father and son. This heartwarming play is deeply moving, remarkably timely and strikes a universal chord on the subjects of family,
aging and loss.

AUDITION DATES

Friday, October 25 at 7pm
Saturday, October 26 at 2pm
Sunday, October 27 at 2pm

Callbacks if needed:
Tuesday, October 29th at 7pm

No monologues required.
Please come dressed comfortably and prepared to read from the script.

Questions?

Please email the directors:

Janine Longy floyd_janine@shaw.ca or
Geli Bartlett ggreenie@telus.net

SLP Audition Form – Fillable PDF

SLP I Never Sang for My Father Audition Poster – PDF

The Cast of Characters

Note: Some of the characters may be played by the same actor.
The ages of the brother and sister will be determined by the relative ages
of the mother and father. There would be a 20-25-year difference.

Actors are expected to read the play before auditioning.

Gene Garrison: 50- 60 years old; college professor; recently widowed; starting
a new life; conflicted about leaving his aging mother and father; has never felt accepted by his father.

Alice: 50-60 years old; sister to Gene; has moved away from the family after
a dispute with her father; feels little compassion for her father

Tom Garrison: 70-80 years old; cantankerous, overbearing, self-made man; family patriarch; not “going gently into that good night”

Margaret Garrison: 70-80 years old; frail; long suffering patience for her husband; devoted and sympathetic to her son; traditional 1950’s house wife; family mediator

The following are minor roles. Some can be combined:

Porter: (m) age flexible; 2 lines; at the beginning of the play; could be combined with Dr. Pell or Marvin Scott

Nurse: (f) age flexible; compassionate; could be combined with Mary

Dr. Pell: (Reverend): (m) 50-60 years old; a friend of Tom; presides at the funeral

Mary: (f) age flexible; a waitress; friendly, cheerful

Marvin Scott: (m) 55-65; friend of Tom’s; funeral director

Dr. Mayberry (m) age flexible; physician attending Margaret’s illness


The Unexpected Guest
(a Murder Mystery)

Show runs:
May 27–30 & June 3–6

Synopsis

Lost in the fog, a traveller seeks refuge at a country estate only to find a man shot dead and his wife standing over him with a smoking gun. The woman’s dazed and unconvincing confession prompts the stranger to help her concoct a story that will lay the blame elsewhere. The police investigation opens a thrilling Pandora’s Box of family secrets and multiple motives.

AUDITION DATES

Friday, February 21 at 7pm
Saturday, February 22 at 2pm
Sunday, February 23 at 2pm

Callbacks if needed:
TBA

No monologues required.
Please come dressed comfortably and prepared to read from the script.

Questions?

Please email the director: Geoffrey J. Davidson gdavidson486@gmail.com

SLP Audition Form – Fillable PDF

SLP The Unexpected Guest Audition Poster – PDF

The Cast of Characters

(detailed descriptions to come)

Richard Warwick

Laura Warwick

Michael Starkwedder

Miss Bennett

Jan Warwick

Mrs. Warwick

Henry Angell

Sergeant Cadwallader

Inspector Thomas

Julian Farrar

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