AUDITIONS 

New 2022-2023 Season Auditions/Casting Information coming soon!

The season shows are…

Hyer House

written and directed by Bill Rhoten
August 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, 28 (Matinee)
Clara doesn’t want to go to assisted living at Hyer House. She says she doesn’t have
Alzheimer’s, she just can’t remember anything. But when she meets up with the director,
nicknamed “Hollywood,” she relents, and over the weeks discovers new friendships,
“gainful employment,” and that community living has its rewards.

Audition Date: Saturday, June 25th 2022, Time: 10 AM to 12 Noon

Roles available:

  • Rose – (age range 45-64) Clara’s daughter, the main character in the assisted living residence
  • Sarah – (age range: 20 – 40) healthcare worker at assisted living residence
  • Carmen – (age range: 25 – 50) Puerto Rican (accent) caregiver/beautician
    of assisted living residence
  • Michael Jackson – (age range: 25-50) director of assisted living residence,
    good looking, nick-named “Hollywood.”

If you cannot attend the auditions on the above date, and want to set up an
alternate time, or have any questions regarding this show, contact Mr.
Rhoten at [email protected] or 214-552-9896. Regardless of
when you audition, all cast members must be available for rehearsal dates
(evenings M-F for 4 weeks July 18-August 11) as well as show dates:
evenings August 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27 and Sunday Matinee on August
28th (curtain at 2:30). CHECK YOUR SCHEDULE for conflicts with these
dates before your audition. This is very important.

Every Livin’ Soul

by William Cameron, directed by Bill Rhoten
(National Playwriting Competition 2022 Finalist)
October 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29, 30 (Matinee)
A widowed farm woman struggles to fund her gifted son’s college education while
simultaneously keeping the family farm afloat, a daunting task in depression-era
America. A mysterious stranger comes begging for a meal, bringing hope,
encouragement, and more than his fair share of danger.

Audition Date: Saturday, August 27th Time: 10 AM to 12 Noon

Roles Available:

  • Hannah Grey – (Age range: 35 – 45) widowed farm woman
  • Herk – (28 – 45) Hannah’s younger brother, farm hand
  • Dot – (age range 30’s – early 40’s), Herk’s wife

If you cannot attend the auditions on the above date, and want to set up an
alternate time, or have any questions regarding this show, contact Mr.
Rhoten at [email protected] or 214-552-9896. Regardless of
when you audition, all cast members must be available for rehearsal dates
(evenings M-F for 4 weeks September 19 – October 13) as well as show
dates: evenings October 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29, and Sunday Matinee on
October 30th (curtain at 2:30). CHECK YOUR SCHEDULE for conflicts with
these dates before your audition. This is very important.

A Christmas Carol

novella by Charles Dickens, adapted for the stage by Lisa
Rosewell and Kate Vega, directed by Adrian Arteaga
December – 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 18 (Matinee)
A thoughtful re-telling of the classic gem of redemption that touches the heart of this
beloved holiday.

Audition Date: Saturday October 21st, Time: 10AM to 12 Noon

Roles Available: a large cast with a wide range of ages.
As a cast member in this show you will be part of a holiday gift to our
community, helping families make beautiful memories.
The last performance is December 18th, still giving you plenty of time for
Christmas with your own family! (You might want to share the stage with
members of your family!)If you are unable to attend the auditions and would like to set up another
time, or if you have any questions regarding the show, contact director Adrian
Arteaga at [email protected] or 972-351-0692. All cast members
must be available for rehearsal dates (evenings M-F for 5 weeks November
1st – December 1st) as well as show dates: December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17
and Sunday Matinee on December 18th (curtain 2:30). Please check your
schedule for any conflicts and notify Adrian during auditions.

 

 

Fireflies

by Matthew Barber from the novel “Eleanor and Abel”, by Annette
Sanford, directed by Bill Rhoten
February 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 26 (Matinee)
A retired schoolteacher, set in her routines and highly respected in her community, lives a
quiet life alone in tiny Groverdell, Texas…until a hole in her roof draws the attention of a
smooth talking drifter intent on renovating her house, and possibly her life. Can the
unexpected sparks of late-life romance be trusted?

Audition Date: December 17th, 2022 10 AM – 12 Noon

Roles Available:

  • Eleanor Bannister – (Age range 60’s+) Spinster, retired school teacher
  • Grace Bodell – (Age range: 50’s+) widow, Eleanor’s neighbor and friend
  • Eugene Claymire – (Age range: late 30’s) local policeman, former student of
  • Eleanor’s

If you cannot attend the auditions on the above date, and want to set up an
alternate time, or have any questions regarding this show, contact Mr.
Rhoten at [email protected] or 214-552-9896. Regardless of
when you audition, all cast members must be available for rehearsal dates
(evenings M-F for 4 weeks January 16th – February 9th, 2023 ) as well as
show dates: evenings February 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25 and Sunday Matinee
on February 26th, 2023 (curtain at 2:30). CHECK YOUR SCHEDULE for
conflicts with these dates before your audition. This is very important.

A Kiss for Cinderella

by J. M. Barrie, directed by Rebecca Perry
April 28, 29, May 5, 6, 7 (Matinee), 12, 13 (Matinee & Evening show)
This play is written by the author of “Peter Pan” and bears his hallmark charming,
whimsical style. Set in World War 1 England, an artist dubs his cleaning girl “Cinderella”
she becomes enthralled with the story, and finds the fairytale meshing with her real life.

Audition Date: Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023, Time: 10 AM to 12 Noon

Roles available:

About 25 roles for youth ages 8 and older and adults of all
ages, including Mr. Bodie (a middle-aged artist), Dr. Bodie (his sister),
Godmother, World War I orphans and soldiers, Londoners



If you cannot attend the auditions on the above date, and want to set up an
alternate time, or have any questions regarding this show, contact Rebecca
at [email protected] or 214-763-6752. Rehearsals will be
held three-four evenings per week March 6-April 27; contact Rebecca for
rehearsal specifics. All auditioners must be available for all performances:
evenings April 28, 29, and May 5, 6, 12, and 13, Sunday matinee May 7,
and Saturday matinee May 13. CHECK YOUR SCHEDULE for conflicts
with these dates before your audition. This is very important.

National Playwriting Competition Winner

directed by Bill Rhoten
June 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 25 (Matinee)

This show, the winning play of the competition, will be announced no later
than, the first week of May 2023. Info for casting and roles available will be
updated as soon as it is available.

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