Thursday, April 16, 2015

Playbill for 2015-2016 season and audition dates

Season 2015-2016
Tentative Playbill for this year (Live Theatre performances)

Bare Oaks Players - Family Weekend
July 17 or July 18th, 2015

By: Jeffrey Fiske

A modern day re-work of a classic tale from Tales of 1001 Arabian Nights when a high school student on summer vacation discovers a magic bottle and frees a genie who has been locked inside for 3000 years.

Tiffany: A high school student
The Genie: A genie

We can also offer some theatre workshops

Bare Oaks Players – Playbill # 1
July 25th, Aug 1st, Aug 15th with maybe 2 performances (depending on ticket sales)

By: Dan Ebbs

Forty-year-old Michael returns home to help his mother who is struggling with memory loss. Over the course of a morning, Michael sees her through the eyes of another and learns that there is a side to her he didn’t know.
Winifred: A woman in her late 70’s, in the early stages of Alzheimers
Michael: A man in his early 40’s
Sean: A handy man in his mid 40’s
Tara: A neighbour in her late 50’s
By: Norm Foster

When John bargains with the Angel of Death for a second chance at life, he discovers that fixing the mistakes of one's past is difficult, and that perhaps his destiny is not yet etched in stone.
John, 40's, a nice, nice guy
Angel of Death, female, any age
Cassie, 40's, John's ex-fiancée, neurotic, a real mess
Doctor, 40+, self-absorbed

Bare Oaks Players – Playbill # 2

Aug 22nd, Aug 29th, Sept 5th with maybe 2 performances (depending on ticket sales)
By: Alex Broun

This fast-paced, imaginative, funny, and moving ensemble piece explores the romanticism evoked by the tobacco industry, and the not-so-romantic effects of the cigarette.

Gloria 1 (104 lines)
Gloria 2 (105 lines)
Gloria 3 (97 lines)
Gloria 4 (91 lines)

All Gloria's are siblings of various ages.  Generally played by women, but gender flexibility will be given consideration.  Actors will not be required to smoke.
By: Dave A.

A “Downton Abbey” parody which takes place in the 1930’s. An aristocratic family loses their money and are forced to sell their family home.

Lord Roger Hawley, Middle aged, Earl of Frinton:  British aristocrat, inherited his money
His Wife Lady Clara: Roger’s wife
His mother Lady Viola the Dowager countess: In her 70’s, a very regal woman
Lady Mavis: Daughter of Roger and Clara
Lady Ruth: Mavis’s sister
James Carlson: A very proper butler
Steven Bush: A Canadian entrepreneur

Auditions (by appointment):

Call 905-473-6465 or email (preferred).

Must have a piece prepared to present to the 3 Directors. (Royce, Marc and Judy)
Not from the current playbill.
It’s OK not to have it memorized.
No more than 4 minutes.

Dates currently available:

Thursday April 30th @ 7:00pm. 7:30pm, 8:00pm and 8:30pm
Saturday May 2nd @ 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 3:00pm
Sunday May 3rd @ 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 3:00pm

Thursday May 7th @ 7:00pm. 7:30pm, 8:00pm and 8:30pm
Saturday May 9th @ 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 3:00pm
Sunday May 10th @ 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 3:00pm