The Town Players of New Canaan Announces
Open Auditions for their Fall Show
Ivan Turgenev’s comedy A Month in the Country
Monday & Tuesday, September 10 & 11 at 7:00 PM
at the Powerhouse Theatre, Waveny Park, New Canaan
The Town Players of New Canaan announces open auditions for Ivan Turgenev’s comedy, A Month in the Country. Director Lynne Bolton’s auditions will take place on Monday and Tuesday, September 10 & 11
at 7:00 PM, with possible callbacks on Wednesday, September 12, all at thePowerhouse Theatre, Waveny Park, New Canaan. Perusal copies of the play are
available at the reference desk of the New Canaan Library. Production dates are November 2, 3, 9, 10, 16
& 17 at 8:00PM with 2:30 PM matinees on November 4 & 11. For further information, please call producer
Robert Doran at (203) 253-4271.
One of the great social comedies - a bored wife living in the
Russian countryside falls in love with her little boy's handsome new tutor, just like all of the women in the household. The wife's chief rival turns out to be her 17 year old ward; they make a wonderful portrait of two different women in love.
The roles include Arkadi Sergeyevich Islayev, a rich
landowner, 30-55; Natalya Petrovna, his wife, 25-50; Kolya, their son or daughter, 10-15; Vera Aleksandrovna
(Verochka), Natalya's ward, 17-25; Anna Semyonovna
Islayeva, Arkadi's mother, 50-70;Lizaveta Bogdanovna, a companion, 30-50; Adam Ivanovich Schaff, a German tutor, 40-60; Mikhail Aleksandrovich Rakitin, a family friend, 30-50; Aleksei Nikolayevich Belyaev, a
student and Kolya's tutor, 25-35; Afanasi Ivanovich Bolshintsov, a neighbor, 30-50; Ignati
Ilyich Shpigelsky, a doctor, 40-50+; Matvei, a servant, 20-40; and Katya, a servant, 20-40.