Thursday, September 20, 2012
Auditions for new Off-Broadway play in Jefferson
The play cast calls for 5 to 6 women of varying age, girth, and type.
JEFFERSON The Opera House Theatre Players will hold try-outs for a comedy that will produced on Nov 1-2 and 3. The play is a relatively new show that has garnered many wonderful reviews in its recent life on stage. It is "Love, Loss and What I Wore" by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron.
Based on the book of the same name by Ilene Beckerman, the comedy is a play of monologues and ensemble pieces about women, clothes, and memory covering all the important subjects - mothers, prom dresses, buying bras, mothers, hating purses, and why we only wear black. The New York Times called it "Funny, compelling...(it) brought down the house, but it is not always a comedy... at times bittersweet."
The play cast calls for 5 to 6 women of varying age, girth, and type and one person who will handle small props during the performance. Several well-known actresses have played the roles recently including Tyne Daly, Rosie O'Donnell, and Heather Chaplin. In the script each actress portrays several characters but the script is read from a book and all wear black.
Auditions will be 2 to 4 pm on Sat, Sept. 22 and Sun, Sept 23; and on Monday, Sept 24 at the same hours in the Living Room Theatre, 112 Vale St in downtown Jefferson. For information or to arrange audition at a different time, please call the director Marcia Thomas at 903-665-2310.