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The Cocktail Hour by A.R. Gurney (February 9th -24th 2018) The time is the mid '70s, the place a city in upstate New York. John, a playwright, returns to his family's house, bringing with him a new play which he has written about them. His purpose is to obtain their permission to proceed with production, but his wealthy, very proper parents are cautious from the outset. For them the theatre is personified by the gracious, comforting era of the Lunts and Ina Claire, and they are disturbed by the bluntness of modern plays. And there is also John's sister Nina to contend with, although her reservations have to do with the fact that John has given her character such a minor role. Their confrontation takes place during the ritual of the cocktail hour, and as the martinis flow so do the recriminations and revelations, both funny and poignant.
Character Breakdown / Project Needs
Bradley (Father) 50 – 70
Ann (Mother) 50-70
John (son) 25 – 45
Sunday October 15th 7pm - 10pm
Callbacks or second audition/interview?
Monday October 16th 7pm
For the audition, please prepare 2 contrasting contemporary monologue’s no longer than 2 minutes each, bring a headshot and resume,
there will be a cost reimbursement $100
The Cocktail Hour by A.R. Gurney added September 28, 2017, 12:24 pm
|This listing will be deleted on: Wednesday, October 18, 2017|