Open Auditions – Fools by Neil Simon
Thu 5th Aug 2021 to Thu 12th Aug 2021
This warm and funny play is set in a small village in the Ukraine in the 19th Century. A young schoolteacher arrives to take up a job to educate Sophia, daughter of Dr. Zubritsky and his wife. He soon discovers that the village is cursed with its inhabitants doing things upside-down and back-to-front. Can he break the curse in time before he too becomes cursed and stupid.
Characters: Leon Tolchinsky, 18-30, Exuberant, confident, exitable: Snetsky the sheep loser, any age, Stupid and grotesque: Slovitch the butcher, any age, Stupid and Grotesque: Mishkin the postie, any age Stupid and grotesque: Yenchna the seller, 50 plus, Stupid and grotesque: Magistrate 50 plus, Stupid and grotesque: Dr Zubritsky, 30-60, Paricularily stupid and slightly eccentric to boot: Lenya Zubritsky, 30-60, Stupid but carries it well: Sophia Zubritsky, 18-30, Beautifully stupid and innocent: Count Gregor Youskevitch, 18-50, Stupid, evil, romantic pantomime baddie.
Performance dates 9th-13th November 2021.
Auditions in the Theatre Lounge, Thursdays 5th and 12th August at 8.00 pm
To find out more contact the Director Neil Lovegrove on 07889 018137
Sanitizing measures in place. Auditions are open to anyone, but if you get involved with a production you will be asked to become a member of the Market Harborough Drama Society.