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ONE SLIGHT HITCH - Eastbound Theatre Non Equity Auditions

Posted: October 27, 2021
Audition Location: Milford, CT

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Eastbound Theatre, a division of the Milford Arts Council, announces auditions for the second show of its 28th season, the witty farce, One Slight Hitch, by Lewis Black, directed by Kevin Pelkey.

Performances will be February 4th through February 20th, 2022

Everyone over the age of 12 will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (2 weeks out from a second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna shots, or 2 weeks out from the required dose of the Johnson & Johnson shot) or have a negative Covid test within 72 hours of entry to attend this event. Those 11 and under will need a negative covid test within 72 hours of entry to attend this event. Patrons will also be expected to be fully masked at all times while inside the MAC unless actively eating or drinking.


Auditions will be held on November 9th and November 11th from 7pm to 9:00pm, at the MAC, 40 Railroad Avenue South, Milford. Callbacks, if necessary, will be November 16th from 7pm to 9:30pm. Additionally, interested actors who may be unable to attend those auditions times should contact the director at


All actors and anyone who would like to work on this production must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 (), and must provide proof of vaccination at the auditions. Actors may also register their vaccination status by using the Clear App to more easily confirm their status.

Roles are available for 4 women and 3 men. Actors will be asked to read sides from the script. Actors interested in reviewing the script should contact the director at



The Coleman household is preparing for daughter, Courtney’s, wedding. Her mother, Delia, is determined that everything will be “perfect”. The groom is perfect, the dress is perfect, and the decorations (assuming they arrive) will be perfect. But when the doorbell rings on the wedding morning, everything goes perfectly awry.


Roles available:

Doc” Coleman: (Male, 50s to 60s) – The father. General practitioner, charming, eccentric conservative. Hides his anger issues with a smile.


Delia Coleman: (Female 50s to 60s) – The mother. A chronic worrier, a “Momzilla” in terms of planning for her daughter’s wedding. Keeps her neurosis just below the surface.


P.B.: (Female, mid-teens) – Doc and Delia’s youngest daughter. the story’s narrator She is alternately appalled and excited by the craziness of the family, which we see through her eyes.


Courtney: (Female, late 20s – early 30s) – The bride. Doc and Delia’s eldest daughter. Freelance writer/artist. Torn between a life of artistic freedom and the security of marriage.


Melanie: (Female, early to mid-20s) – Doc and Delia’s middle daughter. A nurse. An attractive party girl that protects a wilder side than her older sister.


Ryan: (Male, late 20s – early 30s) – The ex-boyfriend of Courtney. A bohemian free spirit. Hoping to write this generation’s “One the Road”


Harper: (Male, early to mid-30s) – The groom. Logical and wealthy. Can’t help being the “good guy” even when he knows it puts his relationship at risk.


Feel free to email the director at with any questions regarding the roles, rehearsal schedule, etc.

For more information contact the Milford Arts Council at 203-878-6647.

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