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 www.saybrookstage.org, 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.