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AUDITIONS 11/18 & 11/19 at 7pm – EXIT LAUGHING

 

Exit Laughing
Written by Paul Elliott
Directed by Michael J. Frohnhoefer

Performances: February 1, 2, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 2019

Auditions: Sunday, November 18 and Monday, November 19, 2018 (at 7PM)

When the biggest highlight in your life has been your weekly bridge night with the “girls”, what do you do when one of your foursome inconveniently dies? If you’re Connie, Leona and Millie, three southern ladies from Birmingham, you “borrow” the ashes from the funeral home for one last card game and the resulting wild, exciting night involves a police raid, a stripper and a whole new way of looking at all the fun you can have when you’re truly living.

“The Golden Girls meets Steel Magnolias” ~ Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald Tribune

Sponsored by Swartz Architecture, Inc & Lawrence J. Paggi PC

Rachel Ann Harland (20’s) – A little uptight, high strung.  A young woman who seems to have issues with life and men until bridge night opens her eyes

Connie Harland (50’s – 60’s) – Responsible, strong and stable. Mother of Rachel, who finds on this fateful bridge night that life doesn’t end at after 50.

Leona (50’s – 60’s) – Fun and quick witted. One of Connie’s closest friends and a member of the bridge club for over 30 years. A woman who’s a beautician by profession and a rather caustic lush by preference.

Millie (50’s – 60’s) – Innocent and good natured. Another of Connie’s friends and a long-standing member of the bridge club. This is a woman who moves to her own special drummer, even though she’s the only one who can hear him.

Bobby / Policeman(20’s) – Intelligent, good looking and must be comfortable performing a strip tease.

All interested actors should prepare a 1 to 2-minute monologue, either dramatic or comedic.

FRIDAY 11/9 PERFORMANCE OF “OUR TOWN” IS CANCELED

***Tonight’s performance of OUR TOWN has been canceled.***

There is currently a power outage in the Village of Wappingers Falls. Please call the box office tomorrow at 845-298-1491 to exchange your Friday 11/9 tickets for tomorrow Saturday 11/10 or next weekends Friday or Saturday performances. We apologize for the inconvenience, but unfortunately, this is not within our control. Thank you.

OUR TOWN – Opens November 2

OUR TOWN
Opening on November 2, 2018

Gold Sponsor – Arts Mid-Hudson
Silver Sponsor – Stewart’s Shops
Bronze Sponsors – Thomas, Drohan, Waxman, Petigrow & Mayle, LLP and Marshall & Sterling

Performances will be November 2, 3*, 9, 10, 16, 17, 2018 at 8pm, with a matinee on November 11 at 2:00 p.m.

This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Arts Mid-Hudson.

*Special Note : the performance on Saturday, November 3 at 8:00 p.m. will be a special ASL interpreted performance, please call for ticketing details.

61st Season Sponsor – HVFCU

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Auditions for THE WEIR – 10/14/18 at 2pm

The Weir
Written by Conor McPherson
Directed by Christine Crawfis

Performances: December 1, 2, 2018

Auditions: Sunday, October 14 at 2pm

In a bar in rural Ireland, the local men swap spooky stories in an attempt to impress a young woman from Dublin who recently moved into a nearby “haunted” house. However, the tables are soon turned when she spins a yarn of her own.

Audition Info:
The Weir is part of the CP2 Readers Theatre Series. No costumes, no sets, no props, no memorization of lines, minimal rehearsal time, and the actors perform with their scripts in hand.
Set in rural Ireland. Present day in a small rural bar.
  • Jack, a mechanic and garage owner in his fifties.
  • Brendan, the owner of the pub in which the play is set. He is in his thirties.
  • Jim, Jack’s assistant, in his forties.
  • Finbar Mack, a local businessman in his late forties.
  • Valerie, a Dublin woman in her thirties.

Foley Artists Needed

County Players is holding a casting call for foley (live sound artists) for a production of Our Town.

Anyone interested should have familiarity with concept of live sound effects, but do not need to have foley experience.

Performance dates are November 2, 3, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18.

Foley rehearsals will likely begin Sunday November 21st, with production week (daily) rehearsals scheduled for November 28.

Anyone interested should contact Jody Coleman (pjcoleman12590@yahoo.com) AND Jeff Battersby (jeff@reyespoint.com) to schedule a meeting.