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No previous stage experience is necessary to audition for a TheatreWorks Community Players production.  Prepare a monologue and song (if auditioning for a musical) and come share your talent.  Don't know what to prepare, just show up, we will guide you through the audition.  Be a part of your community theatre!

Auditions for the 2018-2019 season have been scheduled.  Which show would you like to be a part of?

  • January 12, 10A - 1P; Don't Drink the Water
  • January 14, 6 - 8P; Don't Drink the Water
  • March 2, 10A - 1P; Moon Over Buffalo
  • March 7, 6 - 8P; Moon Over Buffalo

Is 2019 Your Year to Shine on the Stage?

Auditon for "Don't Drink the Water"!  This play is a cascade of comedy and was a solid hit on Broadway.  An affair takes place inside an American embassy behind the Iron Curtain. An American tourist – a caterer by trade – and his wife and daughter rush into the embassy two steps ahead of the police who suspect them of spying and picture-taking. It’s not much of a refuge, for the ambassador is absent and his son, now in charge, has been expelled from a dozen countries and the continent of Africa. Nevertheless, they carefully and frantically plot their escape, and the ambassador’s son and the caterer’s daughter even have time to fall in love.

Zach McPeak will have his directorial debut in the Black Box Theatre with this production.  He has appeared on our stage in a number of productions including "A Few Good Men", and leads our Impromtu Troupe in stories to make you laugh.  For "Don't Drink the Water" he will be casting six men and three women.  The characters are:

Axel Magee - An American foreign diplomat who only went into the business due to his father rather than his actual talent in art. He has a tendency to ramble, especially when nervous. He falls in love with Susan during the play. Must be able to play early 20s to early 30s

Walter Hollander - A caterer from Newark, New Jersey. He is married to Marion and is the father of Susan and Seth. He causes his family to become trapped in the American embassy after he takes pictures of a high security area. He is very loud and abrasive but he can be kind when he wants to. Must be able to play mid to late 40s to 50s.

Marion Hollander - Walter's homemaker wife and the mother of Susan and Seth, she too is somewhat abrasive but she's much kinder than Walter. Must be able to play mid to late 40s to 50s.

Susan Hollander - Walter and Marion's daughter who falls in love with Axel. Should be able to sing. Must be able to play mid 20s Role is being doubled with other role.

Father Drobney - A priest hiding out in the embassy for 6 years with a love of magic tricks. He is the narrator of the play. Actor will be performing a strong amount of physical humor. Must be able to play 40s to 50s. Accent will be used

Kilroy - Ambassador Magee's stuck-up assistant who is much more competent at his job than Axel. Mid 30s to 40s

Krojack - The head of the Communist police who traps the Hollanders in the embassy. Must be able to play late 30s to late 40s. Heavy eastern European accent used. Actor will be performing a strong amount of physical humor. Role is being doubled with other role

Burns - Female assistant working at the embassy. Clean cut, efficient, organized almost to a fault. Mid to Late 40s

Ambassador Magee - Axel's father who is the ambassador of the unnamed country and the head of the embassy. Loud, in charge with little patience. Actor will be performing a strong amount of physical humor. Must be able to play mid to late 40s to 50s. Role is being doubled with other role.

Chef - The embassy's chef, who consistently butts heads with Walter. STRONG ROLE FOR CHARACTER ACTOR, some physical humor required. Accent will be used. Role is being doubled with other role. Mid 30s to late 40s

Sultan - Visiting dignitary to the embassy. Role is being doubled with member of Communist police. Heavy accent used. Age open

Kasnar - Embassy party attendant, Role is being doubled with member of Communist police as well as extra role Age open

Novotny - Member of communist police. Must be able to play late 30s to late 40s. Heavy eastern European accent used. Role is being doubled with other role

Sultans Wife - Wife to Sultan of Bashir. Role is being doubled with other role

Countess Bardoni - Embassy party attendant, Role is being doubled with other role. Age open

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