Eden Prairie Players will be holding auditions for our 2018 Collection of One Acts, featuring a new selection of eight original plays, on July 9 and 10. We have 21 roles to fill. Details of the plays are below.
To ensure the smooth running of the auditions, we ask you to please fill out and submit our online audition form, and schedule your audition appointment, at least two hours prior to the start of auditions. You will be asked to upload a photo of yourself (portrait-style preferred, but a formal headshot is not required) and a theatrical résumé if you have one, and to mark your conflicts during the rehearsal period.
July 9 and 10, 6:30 PM.
Auditions are by appointment. Choose a time block in the audition form.
Scripts will be available to read starting at 6:00 PM.
Callbacks, if required, July 12, 7:00 PM.
Eden Prairie City Center (Map)
8080 Mitchell Road, Eden Prairie
Garden Conference Room on the lower level. Sign in in the Garden Room.
Auditioners may choose to read sides from a script that we will provide or prepare one or two monologues, up to two minutes.
We recognize that you may not wish to be considered for every play in the collection. We will have copies of all of the plays available to read starting at 6:00 PM Monday and Tuesday nights. If there are any plays you would prefer not to be considered for, please inform the desk volunteer.
Rehearsals will be scheduled for each play, around the availability of the actors and directors, from early August to tech week.
Tech and Dress Rehearsals
Monday, September 10 through Thursday, September 13
September 14 and 15 at 7:30 pm
September 16 at 2:00 pm
September 20 - 22 at 7:30
September 23 at 2:00 pm
Plays and Roles
A Little Culture
by Elin Hampton
directed by Liz Michaelson
In an attempt to expand the horizons of her blue-collared husband George, Jane, an aspiring culture-connoisseur, brings him to the theatre for a rousing series of ten-minute plays.
JANE, 30's-early 40's. Reads ELLE with a sharpie.
GEORGE, late 30's-late 40's. Comfortable in his love-handled skin.
Red Roses at a Funeral
by James Colgan
directed by Tim Williams
Allison has just lost her husband, Steven, in a mountain climbing accident. At his memorial service, she confronts John whom she blames for her husband's death.
ALLISON, early thirties, very attractive, very fashionably dressed, very concerned about her social status.
JOHN, late thirties; more earthy, socially inept.
How Nice of You to Ask
by Rich Rubin
directed by Jen Cordes
An already not-so-standard survey takes an unexpected turn when Alan receives some spicy answers from Mavis.
ALAN, mid-20s tp early 30s
by Scott Mullen
directed by Nikki Abramson
Airport barista Zoe is curious about why she keeps seeing the same young man in the airport, day after day, even though sometimes he gets on planes; she finally asks him, and it changes her life.
PALMER, (20s or 30s). A young man.
ZOE, (20s or 30s). A young woman.
by James McLindon
directed by Steve Ramirez
A bride has a few loose ends to tie up before walking down the aisle: Is anyone ever sure about forever?
JANET, a bride, mid-20’s to 40’s
HALEY, her maid-of-honor, around Janet’s age
BOB, a man around Janet’s age
TREY, a man around Janet’s age
ANGELO, another man around Janet’s age
SYDNEY, another woman or man around Janet’s age
by Brett Hursey
directed by Lori Alsdurf
Open-toe warfare breaks out when a wife and husband get into an argument over shoes.
A Harmony of Both
by Terence Patrick Hughes
directed by David Durkee
Emily bought a rubber chicken from The Petting Corner and it almost killed her dog. Emily has called The Petting Corner help-line nine times and is ready to kill them. The laws of nature collide with the anarchy of telephone customer service in a play about love, death, and the transcendentalism of chew-toys.
EMILY, female, a dog owner calling customer service to complain about a product
CONNIE, the first line support associate, new at the job
STAN, the company’s virtuoso Manager of Customer Smiles
by Peter Floyd
directed by Chad Giefer
Sandy wonders why her husband called out her sister Amelia’s name during a moment of intimacy. Does Amelia have any explanation? She has quite of number of them, actually.
AMANDA, F, 25 - 50
SANDY, F, 25 - 50
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