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Audition for “Perfect Wedding” by Robin Hawdon

Audition for “Perfect Wedding” by Robin Hawdon – Directed by Bill Ivins

We are in search of six actors (2 male/4 female), who can deliver hilarious, fast-paced dialogue for this wildly funny British farce. Performances: Sept. 10–13, 2020.

There are two ways to audition:

  1. Video Auditions are encouraged, and can be sent to Bill Ivins at ivinsinkstudio@gmail.com, or via Messenger on Facebook. Video auditions are due by Monday, May 18.
    PLEASE INCLUDE the following info:
    • Name, Age
    • Contact Info
    • Preferred Role (see below for descriptions)
    • 60 second monologue (a British accent is preferred.)
    (If you don’t have a monologue, just tell me a story!)
    NOTE: Video Audition Tips can be found on the AMP website. Please review these helpful suggestions!
  2. In-Person “Drive-through” Auditions:
    Email Bill Ivins at ivinsinkstudio@gmail.com to MAKE AN APPOINTMENT to come on Monday, May 11 – timeslots start at 6 p.m. We will practice social distancing by holding auditions one at a time outside the theater.

For In-Person Auditions: PLEASE DOWNLOAD FORM and E-Mail it to Bill Ivins ivinsinkstudio@gmail.com and bring to audition. (We will have copies for you complete there if needed.)
Roles:

BILL, the groom (M) – 20s-30s

TOM, the best man (M) – 20s-30s

JUDY, a young lady (F) – 20s-30s

RACHEL, the bride (F) – 20s-30s

JULIE, a chambermaid (F) – 20s-40s

DAPHNE, the bride’s mother (F) – 40s-60s.

Information about the rehearsal, performance and strike schedule:
• Read-through is tentatively scheduled for July 7 at 7–9 p.m.

• First rehearsals tentatively scheduled to begin the week of August 8 at 7 p.m.

• Rehearsals will be held weekday evenings (7–9 p.m.) with some Saturdays (Noon–3). The rehearsal schedule will be determined based on actor’s availability. Rehearsals will be at the Playhouse, unless notified.

• There will be FOUR performances; September 10–13, 2020, curtain at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday 5 p.m.

Play Synopsis:
On the morning of his wedding, Bill, wakes up in his luxury bridal suite to find an extremely attractive woman, Judy, not his wife, in bed beside him. However, lost in the depths of his stag-night hangover, Bill can’t remember meeting her. Before he can get her out, Rachel (his bride-to-be) arrives to dress for the wedding and, in the ensuing panic, the mystery girl gets locked in the bathroom. Tom, the best man, is persuaded to claim her, but he gets confused and instead introduces Julie the hotel maid to Rachel as his date. The crisis escalates to nuclear levels by the time Daphne, the mother of the bride, shows up.

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