THE LAKEWAY PLAYERS ANNOUNCE AUDITIONS FOR BAREFOOT IN THE PARK
A Romantic Comedy by Neil Simon
CONTACT: Linda Dobbs, Director, firstname.lastname@example.org or 512 431-8917
SHOW DATES: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, March 28th, 29th, and 30th, 2019
AUDITION DATES: Tuesday, January 8th, 2019, & Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, room D
Saturday, January 12th, 2019, 10:00 AM to Noon, Room B
AUDITION LOCATION: The Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek, Lakeway, TX 78734
AUDITION TIMES: Please contact Linda Dobbs to set up a specific audition time.
• Actors should be prepared to cold read from the script.
• Please bring 1 copy each of your headshot and resume’ if you have them.
CASTING: 4m, 2f
CORIE BRATTER - a free spirit, newlywed to Paul
PAUL BRATTER - a lawyer, newlywed to Corie
MRS. BANKS - Corie's mother
VICTOR VELASCO - the neighbor in the attic
TELEPHONE REPAIR MAN
SYNOPSIS: Barefoot in the Park is a romantic comedy focusing on a pair of newlyweds, Corie and Paul, as they begin married life in a tiny, 5th-floor walkup apartment in a Manhattan brownstone. Paul is a strait-laced attorney; Corie has a far more spontaneous, free spirit. Their new apartment is her most recent find – too expensive with bad plumbing and in need of a paint job. As the young couple contend with a lack of heat, a skylight that leaks snow, several long flights of stairs, oddball neighbor (in the attic) Victor Velasco, and Corie's well-meaning mother, they must also reconcile their own personal differences in how they approach life's challenges.
After a six-day honeymoon, they get a surprise visit from Corie’s loopy mother and decide to play matchmaker during a dinner with their neighbor, Velasco, where everything that can go wrong, does. Paul just doesn’t understand Corie, as she sees it. He’s too staid, too boring, and she just wants him to be a little more spontaneous. Running “barefoot in the park” would be a start…
Rehearsals will begin the last week in January and continue thru tech and dress, the last week in March.
The quality of the auditions will determine the best casting for the show. This will be assessed after all auditions are completed.