Audition Dates Announced for the Next Two Shows!

Auditions for our next production “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” will be held on Saturday December 16th from 3-6 pm at the Peru Depot. Needed are 5 women of various ages & one man. This show, first performed on stage in 1993, is both comedy & drama. It will be directed by Debby Myers who provided the synopsis below. Keith Martin will be assisting. Anyone wanting to read a script prior to auditions, should contact Debby at 765-438-9555.

During an ostentatious wedding reception at a Knoxville, Tennessee, estate, five reluctant, identically clad bridesmaids hide out in an upstairs bedroom, each with her own reason to avoid the proceedings below. They are Frances, a painfully sweet but sheltered fundamentalist; Mindy, the cheerful, wise-cracking lesbian sister of the groom; Georgeanne, whose heartbreak over her own failed marriage triggers outrageous behavior; Meredith, the bride’s younger sister, whose precocious rebelliousness masks a dark secret; and Trisha, a jaded beauty whose die-hard cynicism about men is called into question when she meets Tripp, a charming bad-boy usher to whom there is more than meets the eye. As the afternoon wears on, these five very different women joyously discover a common bond in this wickedly funny, irreverent, and touching celebration of the women’s spirit.

Because of the upcoming holidays, those cast will hold a read thru on Sunday, December 17 at 6 pm. Rehearsals will be held Dec 19, 21, 26 & 28. Then will resume on Jan 2. The regular schedule will be Sun, Tue, Thur nights from 6:30-8:30 pm.

In the bleachers at Chicago’s Wrigley Field, die hard Cub fans root for their team. The group includes a rabid cheerleader, a blind man who follows the game by transistor radio and does his own play by play, a bathing beauty, a nerd and various other bleacher denizens. As the game proceeds, they bet among themselves on every conceivable event, go out for frosty malts or beers, try to pick up the bathing beauty and, occasionally, watch the game. The Cubs inevitably blow it in the ninth and the villainous Marvin, who always bets against the Cubs figuring he can’t lose, cleans up. The bleacher bums remain undaunted they will be back tomorrow to root for the home team. Cast includes 7 males and 2 females. Audition dates will be Sunday, Feb 25 & Monday, Feb 26 beginning at 6 pm at the Peru Depot. Anyone who could like to read a script should contact Director John Kirk at 765-431-0829.

 

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