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Show Dates May 31-June 15, 2019
George, a professor at a small college, and his wife, Martha, have just returned home, drunk from a Saturday night party. Martha announces, amidst general profanity, that she has invited a young couple—an opportunistic new professor at the college and his shatteringly naïve new bride—to stop by for a nightcap. When they arrive the charade begins. The drinks flow and suddenly inhibitions melt. It becomes clear that Martha is determined to seduce the young professor, and George couldn’t care less. But underneath the edgy banter, which is crossfired between both couples, lurks an undercurrent of tragedy and despair. George and Martha’s inhuman bitterness toward one another is provoked by the enormous personal sadness that they have pledged to keep to themselves: a secret that has seemingly been the foundation for their relationship. In the end, the mystery in which the distressed George and Martha have taken refuge is exposed, once and for all revealing the degrading mess they have made of their lives.
March 3, 2019 -7:30PM-9PM
March 4, 2019 – 6:30PM-8PM
Callbacks if needed March 4, 2019 8PM
Location: 3326 Everett Road, Bath, Ohio 44286
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Directed By Kelly Strand
Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.
Please bring a headshot and theatrical resume.
Western Reserve Playhouse is looking to cast these characters:
MARTHA – a large boisterous woman, 52, looking somewhat younger; ample, but not fleshy
GEORGE – her husband, 46; thin, hair going gray
HONEY – 26, a petite blond girl; rather plain
NICK – late 20s, her husband; blond, well put-together, good-looking
All roles are available.
All ages are approximate, and suggest the character rather than the actor.
All roles are open to actors of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
Any questions please feel free to contact, Kelly Strand at firstname.lastname@example.org