Director Jack Randall Earles will have two sessions of auditions for roles in the final production of the Putnam County Playhouse season, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Picnic. The first session will be Sunday, June 21, at 3 p.m. The second session will be Monday, July 22, at 7 p.m. Both will be held in the Rehearsal Center of the Hazel Day Longden Theatre in Greencastle.
Attendance at both sessions is not required.
The show will be produced September 12-14 and September 18-21. It is being sponsored by:
Boatright Dental Group in Greencastle.
Picnic was last produced at PCPH in 1998.
|Picnic, 1988. L-R: Brian Williams,Evelyn Robbins,Beth Lasley,Carroll Burdsall, Adeline Knoy|
Those who audition will be asked to read from the script. Roles available include Hal, a drifter who comes into a small town (stage age early 20’s); Madge, a town girl who is looking for a different life (stage age early 20’s); Millie, Madge’s younger sister (stage age 13-15); Flo, their mother (stage age 40’s).
Other townspeople to be cast include a neighbor, Mrs. Potts (stage age 40’s-50’s); Rosemary, teacher at the local high school (stage age 40’s-50’s); Irma and Christine, two teacher friends of Rosemary (stage age (30’s-40’s); Alan, Madge’s boyfriend (stage age early 20’s); Howard, Rosemary’s boyfriend (stage age 40’s-50’s); and Bomber, the newspaper delivery boy (stage age mid-teens).
To read more about the play and the characters click HERE.
To download an audition form and read Audition Sides