AUDITION NOTICE: “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”
Written by Tennessee Williams – Directed by Fred Wolinsky

County Players Falls Theatre
2681 W. Main Street
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

WAPPINGERS FALLS, NY – County Players, one of the longest running community theatre companies in the area will hold open auditions for the November main stage production of their 62nd Season, Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer winning drama, “CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF”. NOTE: Auditions are scheduled for SUNDAY, August 25 at 7:00pm at County Players Falls Theater, 2851 Main Street, Wappingers Falls, NY. Auditions on TUESDAY, August 27 at 7:00pm WILL BE HELD AT THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS HALL, 2660 E. Main St, Wappingers Falls. The director is Fred Wolinsky.

Tennessee Williams’ twentieth century masterpiece: on a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gathers at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell. Brick and Maggie dance round the secrets and sexual tensions that threaten to destroy their marriage. With the future of the family at stake, which version of the truth is real—and which will win out?

Seeking: 3 women, 5 men, 3-4 children:
MARGARET, aka Maggie the cat (female, 20’s-30’s) vivacious, vain, sexy, attractive, relentless
BRICK (male, 20’s-30’s) – good-looking, former All-American, now a repressed alcoholic
BIG DADDY (male, 60’s) – authoritarian, brash, and vulgar
BIG MAMA (female, 60’s) – domineering, crude, yet emotional and sincere
GOOPER, aka Brother Man (male, 30’s-40’s) – bitter, paranoid, greedy
MAE, aka Sister Woman (female, 30’s) – Gooper’s wife, whiney, greedy, manipulative
REV. TOOKER (male, 30-70) – tactless, opportunistic, hypocritical
DR. BAUGH (male, 30-70) – discreet, timid
3-4 CHILDREN (girls and boys, ages 6-12) – wild, mischievous spoiled brats. One will have some solo lines; all others will speak/sing in a group.

Auditions will consist of readings from the script. Audition sides will be available for downloading at: countyplayers.org/shows/auditions. For each audition date any children will be seen first.

Contacts:
Fred Wolinsky, Director – email: wolinskyfred@gmail.com – cell: 914-489-2225
Joseph Pettignano, Publicity Chair – email: jpettignano@gmail.com – cell: 845-489-3086

Accessibility: If you require wheelchair accessibility, contact our Box Office at 845-298-1491.

“CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF” is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service.

County Players 62nd Season is sponsored by Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union. Bronze Sponsor for “CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF” is Marshall and Sterling Insurance.

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