Auditions

Scripps Ranch Theatre
announces auditions for
Move Over, Mrs. Markham
By John Chapman & Ray Cooney
Directed by Fran Gercke
SUMMARY

Auditions for MOVE OVER, MRS. MARKHAM will be held Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 from 6:30-10:00 p.m., with callbacks on Wednesday, February 13th, also 6:30-10:00 p.m. Performances will be from May 31 to June 30, 2019 on Friday and Saturday evenings, with matinees at 2 p.m. on Sundays. There also will be one Sunday or Monday evening “Industry Night” performance at SRT as well as a Thursday evening performance for the Scripps Ranch Civic Association.  (Dates TBD)

Auditions will consist of reading sides from the play. British accents (RP) should be used during the audition.

PLAY SYNOPSIS
By the authors of Not Now, Darling. A hilarious and hectic British farce revolving around the misunderstandings, mix-ups and mistaken identities that ensue when different sets of hopeful lovers all converge in the put-upon Markhams’ bedroom. A wild zany free-for-all.
CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

JOANNA (F) (30-40): Sophisticated woman.

ALISTAIR (M) (20-30): London’s latest fashionable interior designer. Virile male under a slightly arty exterior.
SYLVIE (F) (20-30): Swiss au pair. Blonde, slight accent.
LINDA (F) (30-40): Vivacious, slightly scatterbrained.
PHILLIP (M) (30-40): Studious, a worried air from years of being on the losing side of life.
HENRY (M) (30-40):  Successful, rakish, full of masculine confidence.
WALTER (M) (40-50): Stiff, slightly vacuous business man.
MISS SMYTHE (F) (40-60): An imposing children’s author with a butterfly mind and well-defined sense of morality.
MISS WILKINSON (F) (20-30): Ex- debutante, kooky.
Please email your headshot and résumé, including the character for which you would like to audition, to: auditions@scrippsranchtheatre.org. You will be contacted with an audition time if considered. Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to submit.
AUDITION DETAILS
WHEN:

Tuesday February 12, 2019, 6:30-10:00 p.m., with callbacks on Wednesday, February 13th, 6:30-10:00 p.m.

WHERE:

Legler Benbough Theatre (SRT) on Alliant International University Campus, 9783 Avenue of Nations (Off Pomerado Road in Scripps Ranch)
REHEARSAL SCHEDULE: 
Rehearsals begin April 30, Tuesday – Friday – 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm Saturdays and Sundays –  1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
QUESTIONS:
Questions should be directed via e-mail to SRT’s Audition Coordinator, Cristyn Chandler, at auditions@scrippsranchtheatre.org.
SCRIPPS RANCH THEATRE PAYS STIPENDS
TO ALL CAST AND PRODUCTION STAFF
Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.