Upcoming Auditions

Run For Your Wife

Stage West Playhouse of Spring Hill will be holding auditions for their final play of the season, Run For Your Wife by Ray Cooney.
John Smith is your everyday, ordinary Joe driving a taxi cab for a living. His private life, however, is anything but ordinary. John gets away with having two wives in two different areas of town because of his irregular work schedule. Complication upon complication is piling up as John tries to keep his double life from exploding in this hilarious farce.
Director, MARK BURDETTE, will be seeking 8 actors with exceptional comic timing.
John Smith – male, 20-50 An ordinary looking man whose appearance belies his eccentricity.
Mary Smith – female, 20-50 short, attractive blonde. Orderly and precise.
Barbara Smith – female, 20-40 tall with red hair. Passionate and emotional.
Stanley Gardner – male, 20-40 John’s upstairs neighbor and best friend.
Detective Sergeant Troughton – male, 20s young officer, severe and very by-the-book.
Detective Sergeant Porterhouse – male, 40-60 middle-aged officer who has “seen it all”.
Bobby Franklin – male, 20-50 A flamboyant dress designer who just moved in upstairs.
Newspaper Reporter – male or female, any age. Pushy. (Will double as ASM if interested)

Auditions will be held on January 25th and 26th at 2PM. Please prepare one, short comedic monologue (less than 2 minutes). Readings from the script will follow the monologue portion. Sides for the cold-reading portion will be available at the theater 30 minutes prior to audition time.


Company

Auditions for Company by Steven Sondheim:

 

Saturday February 1st at 3 PM and

 

Sunday February 2nd at 1 PM

 

On the night of his 35th birthday, confirmed bachelor, Robert, contemplates his unmarried state. Over the course of a series of dinners, drinks and even a wedding, his friends – “those good and crazy people [his] married friends” – explain the pros and cons of taking on a spouse. The habitually single Robert is forced to question his adamant retention of bachelorhood during a hilarious array of interactions. Audition requirements: Come prepared to sing and move. Prepare 16-32 bars of a song that showcases your vocal range. Songs from Company should NOT be used for this audition. A Bluetooth speaker will be available as well as an accompanist. You will also be asked to learn a simple dance combination, so please dress to move. All roles are available. Please bring a copy of your resume and a current head shot if you have one available. Casting: We are seeking to cast an ensemble of exceptional actors ages 16 – 60 who sing well and are adept at treating songs as monologues. All ethnicities are encouraged to audition. Please contact Carol Ballard if you have any questions at: drumlady001@juno.com

The cast calls for 6 men and 8 women as follows:

Robert The story’s protagonist, he is a keen observer who appears happy but holds pain in his heart. He is the only one of his friends still single. Terrified of marriage and fears a lifelong loneliness. Gender: Male Age: 30 to 45 Vocal range top: G5 Vocal range bottom: G3

Sarah Harry’s hyper-critical wife. She is an avid learner of karate and tends to overeat. Open, accepting, and full of love. Gender: Female Age: 25 to 40 Vocal range top: A5 Vocal range bottom: A3

Harry Sarah’s husband. He is a recovering alcoholic continually falling off the wagon. Believes the advantages of marriage outweigh the disadvantages. Gender: Male Age: 30 to 45 Vocal range top: A5 Vocal range bottom: A3

Susan A delicate southern belle. Peter’s wife and ex-wife. Motherly in her affections towards Robert. Gender: Female Age: 30 to 40 Vocal range top: A5 Vocal range bottom: A3

Peter Susan’s husband. The perfect husband and ex-husband. He is very liberal in his view of relationships. Gender: Male Age: 30 to 40 Vocal range top: A5 Vocal range bottom: B3

Jenny Quietly manipulative, simultaneously square and wise. Loves her husband, David, and will indulge him from time to time. Gender: Female Age: 25 to 40 Vocal range top: A5 Vocal range bottom: A3

David Jenny’s husband, he is relaxed and always in control. Believes a man should be married and that the sacrifice of freedom is worth what you get in return. Gender: Male Age: 25 to 40 Vocal range top: A5 Vocal range bottom: B3

Amy A frantic neurotic engaged to Paul but terrified of marriage. After a mental breakdown, she finally realizes that Paul is, in fact, her soulmate. Gender: Female Age: 20 to 35 Vocal range top: A5 Vocal range bottom: G3

Paul Amy’s fiancé. Mildly clingy, but patient to her neurotic nature. He is fully committed to the idea of marriage and encourages Robert to do the same. Gender: Male Age: 25 to 40 Vocal range top: A5 Vocal range bottom: B3

Joanne Acerbic, demanding, and blunt. Too old to be part of the young crowd, but not old enough to be part of the older crowd. Puts on a brassy front that melts when she is alone with her husband. Gender: Female Age:35 to 50 Vocal range top: B5 Vocal range bottom: G3

Larry Joanne’s husband. He is stoic and centered, but has moments of goofiness. Indulges his wife’s behavior but knows when to put his foot down. Gender: Male Age: 45 to 55 Vocal range top: A5 Vocal range bottom: B3

Marta A girlfriend of Robert’s. Intensely modern, who is seeking adventure and excitement in the City. Gender: Female Age: 20 to 30 Vocal range top: A5 Vocal range bottom: A3

Kathy An old girlfriend of Robert’s, who is now considered a good friend. She plans to leave the City for a life of domesticity. Sweet and loving. Gender: Female Age: 20 to 35 Vocal range top: A5 Vocal range bottom: A3

April A girlfriend of Robert’s. She is a flight attendant who came to New York to live in Radio City. Ditzy and adorable. Gender: Female Age: 20 to 35 Vocal range top: A5 Vocal range bottom: A3