Prattville's Way Off Broadway Theatre announces auditions for the heartwarming comedy The Curious Savage by John Patrick and directed by Sam Wallace. Auditions will take place on Saturday, March 19, from 1-4 pm and Sunday, March 20, from 7-9 pm at the Prattville Cultural Arts Center at 203 West 4th Street, Prattville, Alabama 36067.
The production will run from May 19 – June 5, with rehearsals beginning April 4, 2016. Auditions will be cold readings from the script, no monologues necessary. Performers needed will be five men and six women for the following roles:
FLORENCE: 20-40 – mother of John Thomas, mothers the other guests as well
HANNIBAL: 30-50 – violin playing former accountant and stockbroker
FAIRY MAY: 15-25 – bi-polar teen with anxiety issues, the free-spirit of all the inmates
JEFFREY: 25–35 – wounded war vet and former concert pianist
MRS. PATTY: 30 – 70 – antagonistic widow who hates everything but loves to paint
TITUS: 30 – 50 – currently a U.S. Senator, loves to be in charge
SAMUEL: 28 – 48 – currently a Circuit Court Judge in Washington D.C., follows Samuel’s lead
LILY BELLE: 26 – 46 – society maven who is currently on her 6th husband, lover of fine things
ETHEL SAVAGE: 40 – 70 – widow and step-mother who enjoys life and all it entails
MISS WILHEMINA: 23 - 33 – a very capable R. N. who really cares deeply for her patients
DR. EMMITT: 30 – 60 – a talented psychiatrist and skillful master of diplomacy
The Curious Savage is a heartwarming family comedy. When Ethel Savage is committed to The Cloisters Sanatorium by her scheming step-children in an attempt to wrest control of the family’s money, a hilarious chain of events and battle of wills is set into motion! Audiences will laugh, cry, and marvel at the antics of Mrs. Savage and the inmates of The Cloisters as they work to put things right. Non-stop fun with a message of love, loss, and the things that matter most in life make this an ideal show for the entire family.
If you have any questions or need further information, please contact the Cultural Arts and Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854.