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by Steven Dietz
Directed by Kit Colbourn
Performances: March 2 at 8pm & March 3 at 2pm
Auditions: Sunday, January 13, 2019 (2pm – 5pm)
The second production in our new CP2 Reader’s Theatre program. It’s 2006, people are still dealing with the physical and emotional fallout from 9/11. The “Yankee Tavern” is an old neighborhood joint in lower Manhattan, a place that was hopping in the forties, now doling out its final shots before the crash of the wrecking ball. Adam is the proprietor, his buddy Ray the barkeep. The occasional quiet stranger drops in, but they generally have the place to themselves. The jukebox died on September 11, 2001 at 8:46 am, when the first plane hit the World Trade Center… Ray’s reflexive conspiracy theories drive the conversation, but take on an air of legitimacy as the play unfolds.
Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.
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Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to audition.
Any questions please contact the director at email@example.com.
Adam – a graduate student, late 20s
Janet – Adams fiance, late twenties
Ray – a resident of the bar, and Adam’s eccentric best friend
Palmer – a man, forties
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Written by Conor McPherson
December 1, 2, 2018
Saturday at 8pm & Sunday 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.
All seats $10 purchased at the door (no reserved seating)
The Weir is part of our new CP2 Readers Theatre series. Click for more info
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
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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.
***Tonight’s performance of OUR TOWN has been canceled.***
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