All the world's a stage!
All the world's a stage!

Auditions for Weekend One Acts

Auditions for "Wanda's Visit" by Christopher Durang, "Long Ago and Far Away" by David Ives, and "Mere Mortals" by David Ives will take place on Wednesday, August 27th, from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Thursday, August 28, from 7 to 9 p.m. Callbacks, if necessary, will be on 9/4.

Actors should bring a head-shot if available, resume and current contact information, including mobile phone number. Participants will be given audition sides to perform for the audition and some are available to borrow at our Welcome Desk to prepare in advance.

Performances are Actors’ Equity Association approved. Seeking various male and female actors, ages 20-50, and others 50+.

For best scheduling, contact Erin Shea at eshea@darienlibrary.org to confirm audition appearance and approximate time of arrival. Auditions will take place in the Library’s Conference Room, located on the Mezzanine level. Flexible evening and weekend rehearsal schedule will begin in September and run through the middle of November.

Summary of Plays:

"Wanda's Visit" by Christopher Durang is the story of Jim and Marsha who have been married for thirteen years and are feeling a little bored and unhappy. Wanda, Jim's old girlfriend, shows up for a visit and becomes the guest from hell. Out one night for dinner, all hell breaks loose in the restaurant as a waiter tries to cope on his first day with the confused threesome.

In "Long Ago and Far Away" by David Ives, a married yuppie couple, about to move out of their apartment, argue about the nature of reality and become caught up in a bizarre scenario.

"Mere Mortals" by David Ives features construction workers building a skyscraper up on the 50th floor having lunch on a beam. They reveal strange, long held, secrets over lunch.

The performances of Weekend One-Acts will take place in the Louise Parker Berry Community Room on Friday, November 21st at 7 p.m., and on Sunday, November 23rd at 2 p.m.