Audition Notice: Drinking Habits

By Tom Smith

Directed by Clair Henderson

Auditions will be held at 7:00 pm (sharp) on November 27 & 28  at Bedford Players Theatre (upper-level parking lot at All Saints Anglican Church) 1408 Bedford Highway.

About the play:

Accusations, mistaken identities, and romance run wild in this traditional, laugh-out-loud farce. Two nuns at the Sisters of Perpetual Sewing have an ingenious but not quite legal way of ensuring the convent’s doors stay open, but Paul and Sally, local reporters with their own history, are hot on their trail. They go undercover as a nun and priest, but their presence, combined with the addition of a new nun, spurs paranoia throughout the convent that spies have been sent from Rome to shut them down. Lives are unraveled and secrets are inevitably unstitched as everyone tries to preserve the convent and pick up the threads left behind.
Synopsis adapted from Playscripts

Preparation: 

No preparation is necessary. See notes below for relevant information.

Notes for auditioners:

    • Rehearsals 3 times a week, Sunday, Monday, Thursday – Time to be negotiated with cast.  
    • 11 performances, excluding preview Thu-Sun, March 2 – 18.
    • Auditions will be an individual cold read from the script; a prepared piece is not required. Character outlines and excerpts from the script will be provided.

Characters:

    • Sister Philamena – 20s – 50s
    • Sister Augusta – 20s – 50s
    • George – 20s – 30s
    • Mother Superior – 40s – 60s
    • Paul – 20s – 30s
    • Sally – 20s – 30s
    • Sister Mary Catherine – 20s – 30s
    • Father Chenille – 40s – 60s

 

Questions can be directed to the Production Manager at prodmgr_winter@bedfordplayers.ca

Bedford Players Community Theatre is a community organization that operates on a volunteer basis. All participants are volunteers and their time, skills, and efforts are offered with no compensation.  We appreciate all our volunteers and could do nothing without them!

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