Wednesday, October 19, 2016

audition notice - THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY - Mesa Encore Theatre - November 1 & 2

THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY
by Ken Ludwig
Directed By David Chorley

THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY takes audiences on a hilarious romp which pulls the rug out from underneath the stuffy denizens of a private country club. Filled with mistaken identities, slamming doors, and over-the-top romantic shenanigans, it’s a furiously paced comedy that recalls the Marx Brothers’ classics. A charmingly madcap adventure about love, life, and man’s eternal love affair with… golf. Just in time for the world renowned Phoenix Open.

SEEKING:
3 Men
3 Women

LOOKING FOR:
(Please see below for character Descriptions)

WHERE:
M.E.T at 933 – Black Box
933 E. Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85203

WHEN:
TUESDAY, November 1st from 6:00 – 9:00
WEDNESDAY, November 2nd from 6:00-8:00

CALL-BACKS:
WEDNESDAY, November 2nd from 8:00-10:00

SIGN UP:
Sign up at: http://mesaencoretheatre.com/auditions-fox-fairway/


PRODUCTION DATES:
January 6 through 22, 2017

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE:
Starting November 14th, 2016 – some Saturday & Sunday rehearsal may be required. We will not be rehearsing over the major Holidays. There will be a Full Tech Week.

AUDITION PROCESS:
You have two options:
1. You can prepare a 1-2 minute comedic monologue
2. Monologues will be provided at the audition if you would prefer, please arrive a tad earlier if want to go this route.
**Although not required, any monologues in the vein of Marx Brothers, Abbott and Costello and the like would be preferable.
HEADSHOT and RESUME are required – Please bring these with you.

CHARACTERS:
HENRY BINGHAM (Lead): Male, 35 – 60
Director of the Quail Valley Country Club; witty and cynical at times, much like Basil Fawlty from Fawlty Towers.

PAMELA PEABODY (Lead) Female, 35-60
A member of the Quail Valley Country Club; very attractive and sophisticated, a bit loose and a bit of a drinker.

JUSTIN HICKS (Lead): Male, 20-30
Bingham’s new eager-to-please assistant who volunteers his services as a golfer to help Quail Valley win the golf tournament.

LOUISE HEINDBEDDER (Lead): Female, 20-30
A waitress at the Quail Valley Country Club; very attractive, a bit flighty, but studious.

DICKIE BELL (Lead): Male, 30-60
The director of the rival Crouching Squirrel Country Club, with whom Bingham gets into a high-stakes bet. Nothing pleases him more than ruffling Henry’s feathers.

MURIEL BINGHAM (Lead): Female, 30-60
Bingham’s wife, who runs an antique shop, which becomes part of the bet between Henry and Dickie. Lover of antiques and not a lover of golf.

ANY QUESTIONS: Contact David Chorley at davidchorley@gmail.com

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