Audition Notice: PILLOW TALK at Plaza Theatre Company

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Audition Notice: PILLOW TALK at Plaza Theatre Company

February 19th between the hours of 7pm and 10pm

Plaza Theatre Company – 111 S. Main St, Cleburne, TX

Auditions are by appointment only. Audition appointments can be made by clicking here or by calling the Plaza Theatre Box Office at 817-202-0600. The audition will be held at Plaza Academy at 221 S. Mill Street (1 block from the theatre)

The show will be Directed by JaceSon P. Barrus with Stage Management by Cessany Ford.

AUDITION INFORMATION
Those auditioning are asked to come prepared to perform a comedic monologue of their choosing of no more than three minutes in length. Additionally, those auditioning may be asked to read cold from the script during the initial audition. The directors will spend around five minutes with each potential cast member at this initial audition.

A call back audition will be held on Saturday February 23rd at 9am. Those who the director wishes to see further will be invited to the call back audition which may last up to 2 hours time. PLEASE REFER TO THE PLAZA AUDITION GUIDELINES AS WELL AS THE PLAZA AUDITION CREDO WHEN PREPARING YOUR AUDITION FOR THE SOUND OF MUSIC. The Guidelines and Credo can be found at plaza-theatre.com/auditions

PRODUCTION INFORMATION
The production will play on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Saturday afternoons opening on April 19th and playing through May 11th. Rehearsals will commence on March 2nd and take place Monday thru Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings till opening. No Sunday rehearsals or performances.

SHOW INFORMATION
Forced to share a party line with her neighbor Brad, Jan desperately breaks in on one of his many romantic conversations only to have him accuse her of snooping. When Brad meets Jan, he pretends to be a naive Texan named Rex Stetson, and Jan is entranced. This confusion provides the merry play on which the charming film starring Rock Hudson / Doris Day is based.

ABOUT THE THEATRE
Plaza Theatre Company is a 158 seat theatre-in-the-round located at 111 S. Main in Cleburne, TX. The Company produces 10 shows a year usually in the style of family-friendly comedies and musicals. PlazaCo opened in November of 2006 and is currently producing it’s 61st show. The Company has been the proud recipient of over 37 Column Awards including winning “Best Musical” in 2009 and 2010  in addition to recently being named “Best Theatre Group” by the WFAA A-List for 2011. Further information about PlazaCo is available by visiting www.plaza-theatre.com

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS

Jan Morrow – (Mid 20’s to early 30’s) – a beautiful, single young woman who is self-assured and successful. She is an upwardly mobile interior designer who owns her own business. She has become resentful of her neighbor for what she considers to be his “immoral” behavior relating to his conversations with women on the party line they share.
Brad Allen – (Mid 20’s to early 30’s) – a handsome, single young man who is also self-assured and successful. He is a songwriter by trade and has cultivated many relationships with women, partly because he likes to try his romantic songwriting out on them to test its effect. He also hatches a scheme to “get back” at Jan by pretending to be a shy Texan that courts her.
Jonathan Forbes – Jan’s client.
Mrs. Walters – Another of Jan’s clients.
Tony Walters – Her son.
Alma – Jan’s maid.
Pierot – Jan’s business partner.
Marie, Eileen, Yvette – Brad’s love interests. The same actress will play all three roles distinctively differently.
Miss Conrad, Supervisor, Miss Dickinson – Representatives of the phone company.
a Policeman
Bessie – Brad’s maid.
Mrs. Frost, Mrs. Ames – Potential clients of Jan’s.
Graham – A private detective.
a Girl in the Club

Tilda, Ann – Jan’s Assistants.

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