UPSTAIRS OF OLD CITY HALL
314 E. MAIN ST
Set in the 1950s, Leading Ladies focuses on two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, who find their careers in a rut. They are currently performing "Scenes from Shakespeare" on the Moose Lodge circuit in the Amish country of Pennsylvania. When they hear that an old lady in York, PA is about to die and leave her fortune to her two long lost English nephews, however the actors resolve to pass themselves off as her beloved relatives and get the cash. Hilarity ensues when it turns out the relatives are actually nieces and not nephews. Things get even more complicated when Leo falls madly in love with the old lady's vivacious niece, Meg, who's engaged to the local minister.
Genre: Farce, Period
Time Period: 1950s
Cast Attributes: Ensemble cast, Non-Traditional casting, Cross gender casting, Multicultural casting, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle), Parts for Senior Actors
Show dates are SEPT. 27-30
Sat/Sun matinees 2:00p
You must not have any conflicts the week before or the week of the show!
No prior experience necessary however you should familiarize yourself with the story and characters prior to auditions.
Must be able to attend rehearsals Mon/Tue/Th nights from 6:30-8:30p and possibly some weekends.
DIRECTED BY BILLY WORBOYS
September 27-30, 2018
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