Announcing auditions for Schuylerville Community Theater’s fall play
Butterflies Are Free
Written by Leonard Gershe
Directed by Garrett D. West
All roles are open to performers of all ethnicities and gender identities.
Don Baker: A young blind man. He is in his 20s and excited to be living on his own for the first time in his life. He is appreciative of his protective mother but is ready to experience a less sheltered life. He quickly falls for his exciting and independent neighbor, but he is naïve in his expectations for their relationship. Visually impaired actors are especially encouraged to audition. Must be able to play and sing and play one song on the guitar, as well as be comfortable with onstage intimacy and appearing in underwear on stage.
Jill Tanner: Young enough (19) and pretty enough that she can afford to be reckless in her decisions and relationships. She is fascinated by and attracted to Don. There is real chemistry between them, but her flighty nature rebels against the idea that Don could tie her down to a life she is ill-equipped to lead. Must be comfortable with onstage intimacy and appearing in underwear on stage.
Mrs. Baker: Don’s overbearing but well-meaning mother. She does not approve of him moving away from home to New York. It is as big a step for her to let her son live independently as it is for Don to actually be living on his own. She is abrupt and controlling, but ultimately this is because she has her son’s best interests at heart.
Ralph Austin: The young director of Jill’s new show. He is more than thrilled to have the amorous attention of the pretty young girl. He is excited to meet Don after everything Jill has told him about Don’s life. Ralph is unaware of the effect his words and presence have on everyone in the apartment when he shows up late at night with Jill. Only appears in the final scene of the play. Will also serve as assistant stage manager.
Sunday, August 28 at 1PM
12 Spring St, Schuylerville
No preparation needed – you will asked to do cold readings from the script
Proof of vaccination REQUIRED to audition!
Sundays from 1PM-5PM
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 7PM-9PM
Beginning Sunday, September 25th
Saratoga Town Hall
NO ABSENCES permitted beginning Sunday, October 30th
Tech Week Schedule
Sunday, November 6th – 1PM Call
Monday, November 7th – 7PM Call
(Dark Tuesday, November 8th)
Wednesday, November 9th – 7PM Call
Thursday, November 10th – 6:30PM Call (Invited Dress)
Friday, November 11th at 7:30PM
Saturday, November 12th at 7:30PM
Sunday, November 13th at 2PM
Saratoga Town Hall
If you have any questions, please contact the director via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.