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A TASTE OF THINGS TO COME - New Hope Productions LLC Auditions

Posted: October 13, 2015

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New Hope Productions LLC (Bucks County Playhouse) | New Hope, PA

Date of Audition:

Call Type
Equity Principal

Equity Principal Auditions

Monday, October 26, 2015
9:30 am-5:30 pm
(lunch 1:00-2:00 pm)

$651/week min (2014) - 2015 tier & salary pending

Actors' Equity Association NYC Audition Center
165 West 46th Street
16th Floor
New York, NY 10036

Equity female actors for roles in A TASTE OF THINGS TO COME. See breakdown.

Please prepare a brief song in the style of the show, 50s/60s pop/rock. Songs and script can be found on the show’s website at

Please bring a headshot and resume stapled together.

Other Dates
First rehearsal o/a Jan 4 in NYC;
Tech Jan 23 in New Hope, PA;
Performances begin Jan 29;
Opening o/a Feb 3;
Runs through Feb 23 at Bucks County Playhouse

Robyn Goodman, Executive Producer
Alex Fraser, Producing Director
Stephen Kocis, Producer
Josh Fiedler, Producer
General Manager – Teresa Sanpietro
Tim Walling, AGM

Book/Music/Lyrics: Debra Barsha and Hollye Levin
Director/Choreographer: Lorin Latarro
Music Director: TBD
· EPA Rules are in effect.
· A monitor will be provided.
Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


It's the 1950's. Smack dab in the middle of America, Winnetka Illinois, four women enter a Betty Crocker cooking contest in the hopes of changing their lives. What they get is way more than they bargained for. Little did they know that it would take a Zoologist from Indiana University, Alfred C. Kinsey, to really get them cookin'! In an age that believed that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, they discover that the way to a woman's heart is through her friends.

In this one-act, 90-minute, slice of life original musical comedy, we watch as these 4 women's weekly cooking club in the 1950's becomes a turning point in their lives.

JOAN SMITH - 30s, Married for 6 years. Her husband is in Real Estate. Real name: Chaia Bayla Frankel. Born to Jewish Immigrant parents who changed their name upon arriving at Ellis Island right before the start of WWII. She has not told anyone that she's really Jewish. The other girls are slightly jealous of her because Joan appears to 'have everything'. She smokes. Hairdo: Annette Funicello. Fashion sense: Act 1 - 50's Sophisticated; Act 2 - 60's Hippie Chic. Vocal range: pop/rock Alto

CONNIE OLSEN - 30s, Blonde, blue-eyed and of Scandinavian descent. Married for 2 years. Nine months pregnant and about to 'burst', in more ways than one. Her husband Olaf is an award-winning shoe salesman at JC PENNEY. He is never home, so Connie dreams. Hairdo: short 'bob'. Fashion sense: materinity…sailor's outfits with matching hat and uncomfortable patent-leather shoes. Vocal range: pop/rock mezzo voice (comic timing is a big plus for this role)

DOTTIE O'FARRELL - 30S, Catholic and married to her high school sweetheart in a 'shotgun' wedding at 17. She already has 4 children. Her husband Jim is a repairman for Bell Telephone. She's forever on the latest fad diet. Hairdo: teased to the max. Fashion sense: none. Vocal range: pop/rock soprano voice who can also sing legit.

AGNES CROOKSHANK - 30s and single. Olive-skinned and sexy/sultry. She wants to 'be somebody' and fancies herself 'too big for the small town mentality'. She loves to sing, act and dance. Hairdo: glamorous. She ''gets out'' of Winnetka and changes her name to Maria Magenta. Fashion sense: Brigitte Bardot. Vocal range: pop/rock; funky belt - belt/mix up to Eb.

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