2016 – 2017 Auditions
We’d love to tell you who’s going to be starring in our next performance, but we don’t even know. Maybe it will be you!
Our auditions are all “cold reads,” meaning that no preparation is necessary. If you feel inclined to get a jump on the competition, many scripts are available from the Toledo Public Library. Headshots and résumés are not required, however they are always welcome. We provide a brief information sheet that you will need to complete in order to audition. So what are you waiting for?!
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Auditions for Boston Marriage
Tuesday, November 29, 2016, 7pm – 9pm
Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 7pm – 9pm
Anna and Claire are two bantering, scheming “women of fashion” who have long lived together on the fringes of upper-class society. Anna has just become the mistress of a wealthy man, from whom she has received an enormous emerald and an income to match. Claire, meanwhile, is infatuated with a respectable young lady and wants to enlist the jealous Anna’s help for an assignation. As the two women exchange barbs and take turns taunting Anna’s hapless Scottish parlor maid, Claire’s young inamorata suddenly appears, setting off a crisis that puts both the valuable emerald and the women’s futures at risk. To this wickedly funny comedy, Mamet brings his trademark tart dialogue and impeccable plotting, spiced with Wildean wit.
Auditions for The Odd Couple
Saturday, December 10, 2016, 1pm – 3pm
Sunday, December 11, 2016, 1pm – 3pm
There are some characters that have transcended the stage and made their way into the psyche of people everywhere. Two such are Felix Ungar and Oscar Madison. Before Tony Randall and Jack Klugman brought them to television in the 1970’s, Neil Simon brought them to Broadway in 1965, but their story and relationship are timeless. Felix is a fastidious neat-freak news writer who has been thrown out by his wife. He moves in with his friend Oscar, the sports writer, who is recently divorced and a consummate slob. The show begins at a friendly card game, and Simon’s unmatched humor takes over. The Odd Couple was voted, by Village audiences, as the “Fan Favorite” of our last 60 years. Since we’re turning 60, all tickets to this production will be “Senior Discounted!”
Auditions for F2M
Saturday, February 11, 2017, 1pm – 3pm
Sunday, February 12, 2017, 1pm – 3pm
It is parents’ weekend of Parker’s freshman year, but Parker’s very famous parents aren’t coming—which, trust him, is just as well. Confrontations both painfully funny and deeply poignant are sparked when Althea and Clarence show up uninvited, as Parker’s new sexual identity is put to the test, and as the family must grapple with the difficult choices of the child they love.
You can find audition information from many Toledo-area theatres by following the AuditionToledo@gmail.com calendar on GMail!