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Summer Showcase Auditions: “Like Sitting Ducks”

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Date:
May 22
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

Players of Utica
1108 State Street
Utica, NY 13502 United States
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Phone:
315-724-7624
Website:
www.playersofutica.org

Like Sitting Ducks

A farcical comedy in two acts

 

AUDITIONS: May 22 and 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Players theater.

ROLES: 4 females, 4 males (late 20s to early 50s) + 2 either gender

CHARACTERS:

  • Homer — Mild-mannered husband of Corine.
  • Corine — Strong-willed wife of Homer.
  • Fred — Gruff but likeable husband of Sue Ellen.
  • Sue Ellen — Flighty and scatter-brained, but always cheerful wife of Fred.
  • Walt — A large fellow, a plumber, subject to frequent urination. Husband of Denise.
  • Denise — Somewhat goth, always in black, piercings, tattoos. Wife of Walt.
  • Wendell — A tense fellow, always on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Husband of Fiona.
  • Fiona — Naïve New Ager, wife of Wendell.
  • Officer Gruber — a police officer.
  • Officer Greene — a police officer.

SYNOPSIS: In side-by-side apartments, four couples turn ordinary marital conflicts into a war between the sexes that nearly results in their mutual annihilation — all in good fun, of course. Written and directed by Stephen Wagner.

SHOW DATES: July 14, 15, and 16.