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January 3, 2019

Open Auditions for Moon Over Buffalo at Connecticut Theatre Company

What: Open auditions for Moon Over Buffalo, by Ken Ludwig, at Connecticut Theatre Company

When: 1/6/19 & 1/7/19 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Where: The Repertory Theatre | 23 Norden Street | New Britain, CT 06051

Run Dates: 3/22/19-3/31/19

Audition Preparation: All roles are open. Looking for a very diverse cast. Actors will be seen in order of arrival. Be prepared to cold read from the script based on the character or characters you are auditioning for. Please bring your resume and headshot if you have one. A call back audition, if needed, will be held on Wednesday, January 9th, 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Those auditioners who the director wishes to see further will be invited to the call back audition. If you have any questions, please email us at info@connecticuttheatrecompany.org.

Character Breakdown:

George Hay – (Male, 50s) very dramatic, a slapstick type, over-the-top actor Must be able to do strong physical comedy, including pratfalls, running, stage combat (fencing), etc.

Charlotte Hay – (Female, 50s) She helps to run the acting troupe and plays all the leads even those for which she is a bit too old. 

Ethel – (Female, 70s) Charlotte’s mother. Grumpy, trouble-maker, hard of hearing, leading to comic misunderstandings. Should have huge stage presence and strong comedic skills.

Rosalind “Roz” Hay – (Female, 20-30 years old) George and Charlotte’s daughter, used to be an actress and a member of their acting troupe, but she decided that she wanted a real career, so she left – determined never to act again – or be like her parents. 

Eileen – (early 20s) is an aspiring actress, eager to please. She has a crush on
George and has been having a fling with him.

Howard – (late 20s-early 30s) – a weatherman and Rosalind’s fiancé. He comes across as a wimp, a little annoying, nervous, and very excitable. Must be able to do strong physical comedy.

Paul – (late 20s-early 30s) is a member of the acting troupe, who used to be with Rosalind and still loves her and wants her back; but he is an actor first and foremost, so he wouldn’t leave the troupe to be with her. Must be able to do strong physical comedy

Richard – (50s) He is George and Charlotte’s attorney, but he is in love with
Charlotte – always trying to get her to leave George. He is wealthy and used to getting what he wants, and he is both amused and perplexed by the Hay family.

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