Audition Notice: CASH ON DELIVERY at Plaza Theatre Company

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Audition Notice: CASH ON DELIVERY at Plaza Theatre Company

Plaza Theatre Company is pleased to announce open auditions for its upcoming production of CASH ON DELIVERY. The initial audition is being held on Monday November 4th from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. Audition appointments are available by calling the Plaza Box Office at 817-202-0600 or by visiting here: Plaza Audition Appointments

The audition will be held at Plaza Academy which is located at 221 Mill Street in Cleburne about 1 block from Plaza Theatre Company. The show will be directed by JaceSon Barrus.

AUDITION INFORMATION

Those who audition are asked to prepare a 2 minute comedic monologue to be performed at the audition. Additionally, those auditioning will be asked to read cold from the script during the initial audition. The director will spend around 5 minutes with each individual performer at this initial audition.

A call back audition will be held on Wednesday November 6th at 7pm. Those who the Directors wish 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. 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 December 31st and playing through January 25th. Rehearsals will commence on November 18th and will usually take place Monday thru Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings until opening. No Sunday rehearsals or performances.

SHOW INFORMATION

A con artist has been duping the Government for years by claiming every type of benefit for fictitious people. When welfare investigators show up, he has to do some very quick thinking to bring these made up people to life. Fast paced British farce at it’s very finest.

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 11 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 69th show. The Company has been the proud recipient of over 46 Column Awards including winning “Best Musical” in 2009, 2010 and 2012 in addition to recently being named “Best Theatre Group” by the WFAA A-List for 2011. Further information about PlazaCo is available by visiting http://www.plaza-theatre.com

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS

Eric Swan – 35-45 Somewhat sophisticated, executive type. He’s intelligent and resourceful and too creative for his own good.

Linda Swan – 35-45 Eric’s wife, professional and well-dressed. The Swans are the “Upwardly Mobile” type.

Norman McDonald – 25-35 The Swans’ upstairs tenant. He is more bohemian and youthful–just starting to think about the meaning of life and responsibility.

Mr. Jenkins – 40s or 50s – Serious-minded low-level bureaucrat, he’s all about business and routine, and the proper way of doing things.

Uncle George – 55-60 – Uncle George has lived enough life to not take things too seriously. He seizes the day and whatever opportunities come along to make life better. He has become somewhat eccentric in his non-chalance about life.

Sally Chessington – 25-30 – Young, bleeding heart social worker type. Sally tries to help everyone and probably wouldn’t swat a fly.

Doctor Chapman – Psychologist and marriage counselor, he tries to keep a level head and to not let anything surprise him–however difficult that may be.

Mr. Forbright – 35-55 A caring professional, Forbright is an undertaker with a good bedside manner, even when he can’t find a body to bury.

Ms. Cowper – 55-60 An absolutely stern, serious-minded government supervisor, with the demeanor of a prison warden.

Miss Dixon – 25-30 Norman’s easily-confused and highly dramatic girlfriend.

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