We will be holding our open auditions for John Patrick’s “A Bad Year for Tomatoes” on August 6 and 7 at Union County Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium from 6:30pm to 8:30pm!
The show will be Directed by Alison Mount and Assistant Directed by Kathy Schrader. Performances Nov. 1-3. Our Beneficiary for this show will be St. Martin’s Des Porres.
You’ll need to fill out an audition form (coming soon) and you’ll be doing cold reads for your audition.
“In an effort to escape the craziness and pressures of Hollywood, Myra Marlowe rents a house in the tiny town of Beaver Haven, Vermont. She is ready to settle down, grow tomatoes, write her biography and live among normal people. She is not prepared to deal with the nosy and ever present neighbors. To scare them away, she invents a crazy, homicidal sister, really Myra in a fright wig… then the fun begins.”
Myra (Lead Female) – a successful actor since the age of three (playing mostly character roles), she wants to discover who she really is and lead a normal life… but the town of Beaver Haven will have many surprises for her.
Tom (Supporting Male) – Myra’s agent of many years, a cynical Hollywood type.
Piney (Supporting Male) – a backwoods handyman who chops wood, sells manure, kills hogs, and develops a crush on demented Sister Sadie.
Willa Mae (Supporting Female) – the witch of Beaver Haven, she reads palms & tea leaves and cures the demented with mugwort.
Reba Harper (Supporting Female) – one of the hospitality ladies, doesn’t believe in gossip but gossips continuously.
Cora Gump (Supporting Female) – another hospitality lady, her elevator doesn’t quite reach the top floor, she never met a bottle of scotch she didn’t like.
Sheriff (Supporting Male) – Barney Fife has nothing on him.