Auditions

The Memory of Water

Theater Company of Lafayette announces auditions for:


The Odd Couple

About Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple:

The Odd Couple is a satirical play that chronicles the unconventional relationship between friends turned roommates, Oscar Madison and Felix Ungar.

AUDITION INFORMATION

WHEN:
Sunday, November 13 from 6pm-8pm &
Monday, November 14 from 7-9pm
There will be two one-hour auditions slots on each night and possible callbacks on November 15 from 7-8pm.
If you are interested in auditioning but cannot make any of the time slots, please email the director, Hannah Richards, at rhannahelizabeth@gmail.com.

Sign Up Here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E4CADAC2EA4FFC25-oddcouple

WHERE ARE AUDITIONS?
The Mary Miller Theater
300 East Simpson Street
Lafayette, CO. 80026


BRING / PREPARE:

Please prepare a short comedic monologue. No longer than two minutes, one minute is preferred. Be prepared to do a cold reading from the script at auditions. Bring a list of conflicts from January 7-March 19.
Note: We prefer not to cast anyone with tech week conflicts on the week of February 27 - March 3 but some conflict may be worked around if we know at the START of rehearsals.

For advanced sides or questions, please email director Hannah Richards, rhannahelizabeth@gmail.com


Auditions, rehearsals, and performances will take place at the Mary Miller Theater, 300 East Simpson Street, Lafayette, CO 80027.

COMPENSATION:
Actors will receive a small stipend based on ticket sales.

REHEARSALS:
Begins in January 2023.
All actors must be available for evening Tech rehearsals: February 27 - March 3.

QUESTIONS?
Email: madgemontgomery@gmail.com

 

performance schedule

March 3rd-18th, 2023 Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm.
2 Sunday matinees on March 5th and 12th at 2pm.
There will be one Thursday performance on March 9th at 7:30pm (Pay what you can night).

VENUE
The Mary Miller Theater
800 East Simpson Street
Layafette, CO. 80026

ROLES

Character Breakdown:
Please note: Any part may be played by an actor of any race, gender, or ethnicity.
All characters are from 30 to 60 years old. All parts will be played as the gender they are written in but actors do not have to be of that gender.

Oscar Maddison: Male. A recently divorced slob. **THE PART OF OSCAR IS PRE-CAST.**
Felix Ungar:
Male. A neat nick of a man who knows that he is difficult to live with but cannot—or will not—compromise. His wife, unwilling to continue their marriage, asks him to leave the family despite his suicide threat, and he then moves in with Oscar.
Speed
: Male. Gruff and sarcastic. A poker buddy of Oscar and Felix’s.
Murray: Male. Good hearted but nervous and anxious; he’s a NYPD policeman.
Roy: Male. Has a dry wit and is a poker buddy of Oscar and Felix’s He’s also Oscar’s accountant.
Vinnie: Male. Mild mannered and easy to manipulate. Also a poker buddy of Oscar and Felix’s.
Gwendolyn Pigeon: Female. English woman, living in New York.  Widowed. 
Cecily Pigeon: Female.  English woman living in New York. Divorced. Sister to Gwendolyn. 

***Please note: All parts will have to do some physical comedy with the help of a stage combat director.***