|Date:||January 7, 2024 - January 8, 2024|
|Location:||The Chilliwack Players Guild’s Guildhall
45530 Spadina Avenue, Chilliwack BC
Students and Seniors:
Auditions for this hilarious comedy
January 7, 8.
Directed by Ken Fynn
with permission of Playscripts, Inc.
Accusations, mistaken identities, and romances run wild in this traditional, laugh-out-loud farce. Two nuns at the Sisters of Perpetual Sewing have been secretly making wine to keep the convent’s doors open, but Paul and Sally, reporters and former fiancees, are hot on their trail. They go undercover as a nun and priest, but their presence, combined with the addition of a new nun, spurs paranoia throughout the convent that spies have been sent from Rome to shut them down. Wine and secrets are inevitably spilled as everyone tries to preserve the convent and reconnect with lost loves.
Audition dates are January 7th and January 8th at 7 PM, at the Guildhall, 45530 Spadina Avenue, with rehearsals beginning late January.
The show commitment would be rehearsals Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays through to the perfomance dates of April 25, 26, 27, 28 and May 2, 3, 4, 5, 2024. To be cast in, or work on, a production you must become a Players Guild member.
Audition pieces will be provided by the Director at the time.
We will be auditioning for the following roles. Due to the farcical nature of the play, all actors must have excellent comic timing and have good mobility.
Sister Philamena (F) — age range 20s-mid-50s One of the three nuns who lives at the Sisters of Perpetual Sewing. Has secretly been making wine for several years with Sister Augusta in order to keep the convent open. Devout and dedicated to her calling. Joyful and humorous. Incapable of lying.
Sister Augusta (F) — age range 20s-mid 50s One of the three nuns who lives at the Sisters of Perpetual Sewing. Has secretly been making wine for several years with Sister Philamena in order to keep the convent open. Devout and dedicated to her calling. Joyful and humorous.
George (M) — age range 20s-30s Caretaker and gardener at the convent. George isn’t dumb, but he is a little slow.
Mother Superior (F) — age range 40s-early 60s Has been in charge of the Sisters of Perpetual Sewing for many years. Hates alcohol, especially wine. Someone wily.
Paul (M) — age 20s-30s Newspaper reporter. Co-worker and former fiancé of Sally. Paul is an orphan. He’s a good writer, but his conscience sometimes gets in the way of his reporting.
Sally (F) — age range 20s-30s Award-winning newspaper reporter. Used to be engaged to Paul. Left him standing at the altar on their wedding day in order to cover an important story. Quick-witted and sometimes sharp-tongued.
Sister Mary Catherine (F) — age 20s – 30s A novice nun sent to the convent to finish her training. Meek & timid.
Father Chenille (M) — age range 40s-early 60s Priest of the local parish next door to the convent. Patient, understanding, and a little clumsy.