Monday, August 1, 2011

SPOTLIGHTERS HOLD AUDITIONS FOR FIRST SHOW OF 50th SEASON!

Spotlighters Theatre announces auditions for the opening show of their 50th season:

tea and sympathy

TEA & SYMPATHY
(A Drama in Three Acts)
By Robert Anderson
D
irected by Fuzz Roark

WHEN: Wednesday, August 10,
7–10 PM;
Saturday, August 13,
11 AM–4
PM
WHERE: Spotlighters Theatre, 817 Saint Paul Street, Baltimore
www.spotlighters.org
Info@spotlighters.org

Performances (Six weeks): Sept 30, 2011 - Nov 13 (Fri, Sat at 8 PM, Sun at 2 PM)

Rehearsals to begin Monday, August 16, 7 PM

This 1953 ground-breaking drama explores a sensitive young man’s coming of age amid the taunts and suspicions of his classmates and teachers at a private boy’s school. Only a sympathetic act of compassion by the wife of a master gives young Tom the courage to grow into a man. See how a 60-year-old play can still have relevance today as it addresses acceptance of difference and the dangers of and damage from false stereotypes.

TO AUDITION:

  • Prepare 2-3 minute monologue. 
  • Be prepared to read sides from the script with other actors.
  • No appointments. 
  • Please bring conflicts from auditions through close of show.

CAST:

  • Laura Reynolds: mid 20s–early 30s; gentle, compassionate, caring.
  • Bill Reynolds: late 30s–early 40s; athletic, rugged, all-American guy.
  • Tom Lee: 17; sensitive, long hair, plays guitar, singer, non-athletic.
  • Mr. Harris: late 20s–early 30s; handsome, out-going.
  • Al: 17; Tom’s roommate, all-star athlete.
  • Ralph:17; Tom’s housemate, bully, athlete.
  • Steve: 17; Tom’s housemate, athlete.
  • Phil:17; Tom’s housemate, athlete.
  • Lilly: female, late 30s–mid 50s; fashionable with 5th Ave style.
  • Herb Lee: late 30s–early 40s; Tom’s father, classmate of Bill Reynolds; businessman.