Schenectady Civic Players    

       12 South Church Street, Schenectady, NY 12305

        www.civicplayers.org

Open auditions for . . .

Auditions: November 2 & 4, 2021
Signups begin at 7:15 pm
Auditions: 7:30 pm

Marjorie Prime
By Jordan Harrison

Directed by Tony Pallone

Performance dates: January 21 – 23 & 26 – 30, 2022
SYNOPSIS:
Aging Marjorie is a jumble of disparate, fading memories, but her handsome new companion – who runs on artificial intelligence – is there to help her reconstruct her reality as she’d most like to remember it. Jordan Harrison’s “Marjorie Prime, ” a 2015 Pulitzer finalist, is a searing look at the near future, and the Pandora’s box we might open by using technology to cheat death.
 

Available Roles:
MARJORIE – Late 60s – 80s. Feisty and sharp, but beginning to lose her memory.

WALTER – late 20s – 30s. Handsome career man. Marjorie’s husband from the past.

TESS – 40s – 50s. Marjorie’s daughter. Both her relationship with her mother and her willingness to accept technology as a solution are struggles.

JON – 40s -50s. Kind, helpful husband to Tess. Marjorie describes him as having “a face to grow old with.”
Schenectady Civic Players promotes inclusive casting, and encourages individuals, regardless of gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, or disability, to participate in the audition process.

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