All In the Timing Auditions

The Community Theatre of Howell is proud to announce auditions for their first black box performance of the new 'Backstage Series'. Our first show will be David Ives' rousing comedy, All In the Timing. Written as a sextet of one-acts, CTH will be performing four scenes from the original script. 

When: May 26, 6:30pm
Where: Howell High School Freshman Campus
Performances: July 8th, 7:30pm and July 9th, 2:00pm at the Howell Freshman Campus

For auditions, we will be doing cold readings from the script. Auditioners will have the opportunity to read for all four scenes. Also, due to adult content, we ask that all auditioners be 18 and older. 

If cast, rehearsals will run Monday-Thursday (with a potential Saturday rehearsal closer to opening night) and based on casting could only require actors to rehearse two days a week. Rehearsals begin Tuesday, May 30th at 6:30pm.

Character/Scene Breakdown:

Sure Thing
Two people meet in a cafe and find their way through a conversational minefield as an offstage bell interrupts their false starts, gaffes, and faux pas on the way to falling in love.
Bill- Male; late 20s
Betty- Female; late 20s
Bill and Betty are two young, singletons who change their views and opinions throughout the scene. They must both be able to show a drastic personality change quickly and be able to go back and forth with dialog effortlessly. The roles call for two people in their 20's but there is no restriction. 
Director: Tori Rogers

Words, Words, Words
Recalls the philosophical adage that three monkeys typing into infinity will sooner or later produce Hamlet and asks: What would monkeys talk about at their typewriters?
Milton- is the most realistic of the three; he knows what has to be done and knows how to do it; Male, 18+
Swift- is ambitious and something of a rebel; Male,18+
Kafka- a dreamer; Female, 18+
Director: Lisa Markarian

The Philadelphia
Presents a young man in a restaurant who has fallen into "a Philadelphia," a Twilight Zone-like state in which he cannot get anything he asks for. 
Al- California cool; Male 20s or 30s
Mark- frazzled; Male 20s or 30s
Waitress- weary; Female 18+
Director: Annelise Hoshal

Variations on the Death of Trotsky
Shows us the Russian revolutionary on the day of his demise, desperately trying to cope with the mountain-climber's axe he's discovered in his head. 
Trotsky- the great revolutionary in full flourish; Male, can play 50s-60s
Mrs. Trotsky- grandmotherly and sweet; Female, can play 50s-60s
Ramon- young and handsome; Male, 20s-30s
Director: Annelise Hoshal

May 23
Board Meeting
June 17
Board Meeting