AUDITIONS! AUDITIONS! AUDITIONS!
Auditions Announced for SSP’s Spring Show
The Odd Couple
Second Street Players announces auditions for Neil Simon’s classic comedy, The Odd Couple.
Director Marge Ventura has announced open auditions for Second Street Players 2023 production of The Odd Couple. Auditions will be held on Monday, February 13th, 2023, and Wednesday, February 15th, 2023, at 6:30 PM at the Riverfront Theater, 2 S Walnut Street, Milford, DE 19963. Casting will be for 6 men and 2 women; age ranges are stage character ages. All parts can be any race. Auditions shall consist of a cold reading from the script.
A perennial favorite, The Odd Couple, written by Neil Simon, centers on Felix Unger, a fastidious, neat freak writer who has been thrown out by his wife and his friend, Oscar Madison, a slovenly, divorced but fun loving sports writer who he moves in with. Rounding out the cast are their friends they play poker with weekly and the irresistible, fun loving Pigeon sisters who live upstairs. This show will make you laugh from beginning to end!
Rehearsals will be held Sundays, Mondays and Wednesdays beginning February 27th, 2023. Please bring your calendars to note any potential conflicts on your audition form. Tech week begins on Sunday, April 16, 2023. All cast and crew members must be available for tech week as well as all show dates which are April 21, 22, 23 and 28, 29 and 30, 2023.
Second Street Players values diversity and inclusion in casting and in all other areas of production.
For a synopsis of the show and parts or other information about Second Street Players, please visit www.secondstreetplayers.com.
The show is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowments of the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on DelawareScene.com
Felix Ungar 35-50 Divorced, fastidious, high strung, particular.
Oscar Madison 35-50 Divorced, sloppy, lackadaisical, fun loving, relaxed.
Murray 35-55 Easy going policeman, peacekeeper
Speed 35-55 Gruff and sarcastic. Tends to pick on Vinnie
Roy 40-55 Dry wit, Oscar's accountant. Concerned with Oscars poor money management.
Vinnie 45-65 mild mannered, avoids conflict.
Cecily and Gwendolyn Pigeon 30-45 British.
(NOTE: These giggly sisters can be very dissimilar in appearance and complexion. They are alike only in their bubbly personalities!)