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ALL MY SONS – director Gary Norris
Show dates: March 31 – April 11, 2022
Audition dates: February 6 and 7 at 7:00 pm, at 720 East Third Ave, next to the theater.
Auditions will be one at a time.
You will be given a monologue from the show, for a cold reading.
Synopsis: During the second world war, successful businessman Joe Keller has failed to fulfill his social obligations and has to recognize the role of society after he is blinded by lust - for money.
All roles are available: 5 men, 4 women, 1 boy
Joe Keller – (50’s-60’s) A genial, uneducated but hardworking manufacturer, Joe is secretly responsible for the death of 21 pilots because he allowed damaged cylinder heads to be shipped during WWII. For 3 ½ years he has blamed everything on his former friend and partner, Steve Deever, but during the course of play, his secret is divulged.
Kate Keller (Mother) – (40s-50s) Kate maintains that their son, Larry, is alive although the war is over more than 3 years. She is nervous, compelling and truly charming. She is a part of Joe’s secret and has fabricated a web that includes denying her son Chris’s opportunity to marry the girl of his dreams because she used to be “Larry’s girl”.
Chris Keller – (30’s) A strong, steady everyman, Chris served in the war and returned a man with ideals and beliefs. He idolizes his father and believes in his innocence. Chris is devastated when he discovers the truth. He loves Ann and hopes this is the start of a new life for both of them.
Ann Deever – (20’s—30’s) An intelligent, lovely girl, Ann has returned home in hopes of marrying Chris. After her father’s imprisonment, she left the area and has been living in New York. She has shunned her father and during the course of the play reveals that Larry committed suicide after hearing about his father’s issues with the law.
George Deever – (30’s) George is Anne’s brother, a successful attorney and WWII veteran and childhood friend of Chris’s. He initially believed in his father’s guilt, but upon visiting Steve in jail, realizes his innocence and becomes enraged at the Kellers for deceiving him. He returns to save his sister from her marriage to Chris and is the catalyst that destroys the Keller family.
Frank Lubey – (30’s) Another childhood friend, Frank was ahead of the draft. He married Lydia and with her has three small children. He is helping Kate by drawing up a horoscope that proves Larry couldn’t have died. He is somewhat simple, but a kind family man.
Lydia Lubey – (20’s—30’s) Frank’s wife and George’s former girlfriend, Lydia is the picture of domestic bliss and a sweet, positive example of the one-who-got-away.
Jim Bayliss – (40’s—50’s) Jim is a successful doctor, but is frustrated with the stifling domesticity of his life. He wants to become a medical researcher, but continues in his job as it pays the bills. He is a close friend to the Keller family and spends a lot of time in their backyard.
Sue Bayliss – (30’s—50’s) Sue is Jim’s wife: needling and dangerous but affectionate, she too is a friend of the Keller family, but is secretly resentful of what she sees as Chris’s bad idealistic influence on Jim. Sue confronts Ann about her resentment of Chris in a particularly volatile scene, revealing to Ann that the neighbors all think Joe is guilty.
Bert – Bert is a little boy who lives in the neighborhood; he is friends with the Bayliss’ son Tommy and frequently visits the Kellers’ yard to play “jail” with Joe. He appears twice in the play.
THE CHILDREN - director Jenny Sejansky
Show dates: May 5 – 15, 2022
Audition dates: March 20 and 21, 2022 7:00 pm
Needed are three actors, two female and one male, all over 50.
British accents are required.
Synopsis: A tsunami has hit the area of a Nuclear Reactor off the British coastline. Two retired Nuclear Physicists occupy what looks like a normal beach cottage until we begin to notice little things are missing- like electricity and phones. There is no computer, but there is an old-fashioned radio used for communicating with the rest of the world. Their quiet life is interrupted by a fellow retired Scientist who has come to bring them out of retirement to help re-build the Nuclear Plant. It is an attempt to allow the young Scientists being consumed by radiation a chance at establishing a new life for themselves, making it possible to create a safer world and a future for...THE CHILDREN.
Although the premise of the show is rather dark, it is a fantastic script with several wonderful comic moments and a heart-felt ending that should make all of us think about our fragile, beautiful planet.