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12/1 Cheatin’ at Parker Arts Council

Auditions for Cheatin’
by Del Shores

Directed by Susan Rossman

Full Length Play, Comedy
Before Daddy’s Dyin’ Who’s Got the Will? there was this award winning comedy set in the west Texas watering hole of Lowake. Gossip, the town’s major pastime, ignites a blaze of infidelity that engulfs three couples with the zany precision of a Feydeau farce. The clan includes Bo Bob, the dimwitted mailman, and Clarence, local stud and mechanic who’s been messin’ with Ovella since high school. His faithful girl is Sara Lee Turnover, the beautician. Teddy Joe, Ovella’s wronged husband who is more brawn than brain, Maybelline, the overweight waitress who wants to be in love, and a narrator/story teller/singer who doubles as a psychic and believes in happy endings complete the cast. The comedy is fast paced and touching with a sense of authentic Texas humor.”Hilarious.” – L.A. Daily News”A hotcake of a Texas comedy.” – Drama Logue”An entertaining, truly hilarious eruption of bucolic wit.” – Kansas City Star

Auditions will be held on December 1, 2012 at 6pm at 11031 South Pikes Peak Drive #102 Parker, CO 80138 in the conference room.

All actors must provide the following :
1. A current headshot or photograph
2. A acting resume
3. A copy of the Actor Information form at the end of this packet
4. Please prepare two one minute monologues, one comic and one dramatic.

Callbacks will be December 2, 2012 if needed.

If you are unable to attend the scheduled audition dates please contact the director, Susan Rossman at
contact@parkerartscouncil.org.

CASTING
4m, 3f
SID CRANFORD.
The bar owner, psychic, storyteller. Older and wiser than the others.
BO BOB JASPER.
The gullible, naive, dimwitted, postman.
CLARENCE HOPKINS.
The smart-ass, womanizing mechanic.
SARA LEE TURNOVER.
The confident, sassy, funloving beauty operator.
OVELLA PARSONS-WILKS.
The town bitch.
TEDDY JOE WILKS.
The handsome, athletic. cheated-on husband.
MA YBELLlNE CARTWRIGHT.
The overweight, lovehungry, gossipy waitress
Cast of Characters – All Parts are open

The rehearsal schedule will be released after the cast has been selected. Most rehearsals will last from 6:30- 9:30pm. Rehearsal location will be announced.

Performance Dates:
March 1,2,2,8,9,10 – 2012

All performances will be at The Mainstreet Center in Parker, CO.

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