Retuning for its 7th year, the Ridgefield Theater Barn's popular One-Acts Series will feature original, unpublished works which celebrate life and relationships through an assortment of perspectives.
Open auditions for this special event will be held at the Ridgefield Theater Barn, 37 Halpin Lane, Ridgefield, CT.
Sunday, April 30th at 7 pm
Monday, May 1st at 7 pm
Rehearsals to be determined by actors and directors.
Both male and female roles are available for all types and ages 20 thru 70.
All company required at strike on July 16th.
CLICK HERE to read or print sides. Sides will also be provided at the auditions.
For more information, please contact the producer,
Cheryl Boyd, at 203-512-2952
|Sunday, April 30th (7pm)|
|Monday, May 1st (7pm)|
|June 30th- July 15th|
Fri. & Sat. evening at 8pm
|To be determined|
THE BUFFET by Christopher Griffin, Directed by Flori Doyle
While waiting on the buffet line, Jack and Steph engage in a spontaneous conversation.
Jack - 40s, outgoing and irritable
Steph - 30/40s calm, patient and thoughtful
A PACKAGE DEAL by C.J. Ehrlich, Directed by Kaye Mayre
A "Super-Bargain", low cost tour of Eastern Europe rife with challenges and confrontations real and imagined.
Wynton - an adventuresome high school Social Studies teacher
Cassie - a Math teacher at the same school. Wynton's secret girlfriend and first time traveling companion.
Helga - a boisterous, burly Eastern European Juggernaut...over-the-top tough as nails woman or man in drag. Needs to deliver over blown Slavic accent.
HIGH CONTRAST by Pat O'Connor, Directed by Daniel Mulvihill
Alita gets a big surprise while interviewing Karinda for a babysitting job.
Character Breakdown: |
Alita - female 46-60, retired judge
Karinda - male/female 40-60, widow/babysitter (think Mrs. Doubtfire)
THE LOUNGE by Christopher Griffin, Directed by Alex Vournazos
Four high school teachers discuss their students while sharing a look into their own lives in a teachers’ lounge.
Alyssa - new English teacher who is cheery, eager, and a perfectionist. 20-30
Will - mid-career English teacher who is clever, funny, and thoughtful. 40+
Laney - mid-career Math teacher who is worried, loving, and sarcastic. 40+
Ivan - ready to retire Chemistry teacher -tired, funny, and cantankerous. 60+
THE DRIVE by Tracy James, Directed by Nick Kaye
Three women and a GPS travel along the back country roads in Ireland from Shannon airport to the little town of Caharserveen with hilarious results.
Maggie - 50+ is a know-it-all; knows everything there is to know about Ireland even though she wasn't born there.
Sarah - 30+ is very laid back friend of Maggie visiting Ireland for the first time.
Trisha - 30+ is another friend of Maggie visiting Ireland for the first time. Trisha is very energetic bordering on hyperactive.
WEB-ENABLED by Deborah A. Vines, Directed by Cheryl Boyd
Fantasy only takes you so far, and ultimately, size does matter
Jenny - 20-30s, imaginative, playful, excitable
Carl - 40 – 60s
THE COMPUTER LESSON by Myles Gansfried, Directed by Kay Mayr
An intergenerational contest of wills; who REALLY knows best?
Morey - A feisty, independent octogenarian Alan: Morey's middle aged son - mired in role reversal superiority
Sammy - An on-line technician from India with native accent
ROOFTOP ARTIST by Marlene Fanta Shyer, Directed by Deborah Carlson
A young wife is a determined painter but with little hope of continuing art school when her husband arrives home with a piece of unlikely news. He just met a special “Someone” whom Amy assumes it's a hallucination, an overdose of headache medication. Truth, or not?
David - Late 20’s – 40, Amy’s husband and a CPA
Amy - late 20’s- late 30’s; a young wife determined to be a successful painter. She loves her husband but confused and a bit worried when he comes home with wild story.
Ellie - any age; a neighbor and writer in the high rise, who comes up to the roof to work on her novel. Overhearing, she is empathetic and shares an equally unusual story.