AUDITIONS: 2019/20 SEASON

SPRING PRODUCTION:

Laughter on the 23rd Floor

by Neil Simon
Produced by special arrangements from Samuel French

Directed by John Wesseling

Sunset Players will hold open auditions on:

Sunday, November 17 at 7pm and Tuesday, November 19 at 7pm
at The Arts Center at Dunham.


Performance Dates: May 8, 9, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22 and 23
All shows are at 8PM, except Thursday at 7:30 PM and Sunday at 3 PM

Inspired by the playwright’s youthful experience as a staff writer on Sid Caesar’s Your Show of Shows with all the attendant comic drama, Neil Simon’s Laughter on the 23rd Floor focuses on the harried writing staff as they frantically scramble to top each other with gags while competing for the attention of star madman “Max Prince”.

Warning - Adult language.

The cast consists of seven men (young to middle age) and two women (early 20s to 30s) roles.

Auditions will involve cold readings from the script. Rehearsals begin in March.

 

If you cannot make the audition dates and are interested in a role, contact John Wesseling at johwesseling6@gmail.com

 to schedule an alternate audition.

CAST & COMPLETED PRODUCTIONS:

2019/20 SEASON

FALL PRODUCTION (2019):

 

by Tom Dudzick
Produced by special arrangements from Samuel French

Directed by Dennis Murphy

Andy has a sweet Catholic mother, a sour Catholic father and an intellectually disabled younger brother named Mickey.  When he brings his Jewish atheist fiance to meet the folks on Christmas Eve, his worst fears about family blow-ups are realized. But when Mickey, whose entire vocabulary has been limited to "oh boy" and "wow", suddenly spouts the word "Greetings!", the entire family's belief system is turned upside down.

Cast:

Phil Gorski - John Wesseling
Emily Gorski - Susan Decatur

Andy Gorski - Chadwin Davis
Mickie Gorski - Nicholas Dunker

Randi Gorski - Brieanne Sheehan

CHILDRENS PRODUCTION:

 

 


Humpty Dumpty is Missing

by Joseph Robinette

Produced by special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Company

Directed by Bob Kelley

December 6, 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15

"Humpty-Dumpty is Missing!" is an affectionate spoof of the private-eye thrillers of the 1940's and '50's and an exciting, funfilled way to introduce young audiences to this classic genre.  A last-minute surprise appearance by two of the fairy tales most celebrated characters, Mother Goose and Mother Hubbard, finally help Sammy and Alice nab the culprit.

Cast:

Amelia Andriacco - Sammy
Elsie Whitmer - Alice

Lizzie Braunstein - Chief

Nora Andriacco - Mistress Mary

Connor Gamble - Rip Van Winkle

Katie Altman - Henny-Penny

Megan Weber - Rapunzel/Mother Hubbard

Corbin Hazlett - Handsome Prince/Peter Rabbit

Taylor Kelley - Troll

Mdie Hughes - Little Billy Goat Gruff

Avery Junker - Flopsy

Daschiell Suess - Mopsy

Isabelle Gregory - Little Bo Peep

Ava Rogers - Little Red Riding Hood

Sage Altman - Mother Goose

WINTER PRODUCTION:

Pump Boys & Dinettes

by John Foley, Mark Hardwick, Debta Monk, Cass Morgan, John Schimmel and Jim Wann

Produced by special arrangements from Samuel French

Directed by Don Frimming
 

March 6, 7, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20 and 21

All shows are at 8PM, except Thursday at 7:30 PM and Sunday at 3 PM

The Pump Boys sell high octane on Highway 57 in Grand Ole Opry country, and the Dinettes run the Double Cup diner next door. With heartbreak and hilarity, they fashion an evening of country western songs and perform on guitars, piano, bass and, yes, kitchen utensils.

Cast TBA

The Arts Center at Dunham

1945 Dunham Way

Cincinnati, OH 45238

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