March 29, 2018

“Harvey” – The Saybrook Stage Company Auditions

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Saybrook Stage Company will hold general auditions for the classic 1940’s comedy HARVEY by Mary Chase on the following dates:

AUDITIONS: Sunday, April 22, 2018  from 2 PM – 6PM

at The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT

CALLBACKS: Monday, April 23 from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM at The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center

REHEARSALS will begin May 29th and PERFORMANCES are scheduled July 19-22nd at The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center.

Audition sides are available on the Saybrook Stage website, but you may also perform a 1 minute monologue if you choose. Please bring a current photo and resume.

If you would like to request a specific audition time slot, please email:

Walk-ins are always welcome! We hope you can join us!

Please note: There are no children’s roles in this production.

Available roles (Male) 

Elwood P. Dowd – Age 40s and up. Eccentric and kind, the gentlemanly Elwood enjoys time spent with his good friend Harvey, an invisible six and a half-foot-tall rabbit.

Duane Wilson – Age 20s-40s. Rough around the edges, Wilson is the muscle who handles patients at Chumley’s sanitarium. He is devoted to Dr. Chumley and has eyes for Myrtle Mae.

Dr. William Chumley – Age 40s and up. A respected psychiatrist, he is a superior, exacting professional, feared by his subordinates and unwilling to tolerate mistakes.

Dr. Lyman Sanderson – Age 20s-40s. Newly hired, young and eager to impress his boss Dr. Chumley. Despite his psychiatric training, he lacks acumen with women, especially pretty ones like Nurse Kelly.

Judge Omar Gaffney – Age 40s and up. An old friend of the Dowd family who has a special fondness for Veta.

E.J. Lofgren – Any age. A plain spoken cab driver who appears in the final scene.


Available roles (Female)

Ruth Kelly RN – Age 20s-30s. A lovely young nurse at Chumley’s Rest. She is both irritated by and attracted to Dr. Sanderson.

Betty Chumley – Age 40s and up. Dr. Chumley’s wife. Chatty and social – unlike her husband.

Mrs. Ethel Chauvenet – Age 40s and up. A family friend and social pillar of the community. She attends the Wednesday Ladies Forum tea in the first scene.

**The roles of Veta and Myrtle Mae Simmons have been cast.

The show will be directed by Linda MacCluggage. 



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