Tryon Little Theater audition notice
Published 11:06 am Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Auditions will be held Monday, Sept. 19 and Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m. for Dearly Departed, the second show of Tryon Little Theater’s 2022-23 season. Auditions will be held at TLT’s Workshop, 516 S. Trade St. in Tryon with callbacks (if necessary) scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 6:30 pm.
Dearly Departed will be directed by Tena Greene-Porter. Greene-Porter is seeking 7 men and 7 women for the cast of this hilarious comedy about a dysfunctional family that goes to a funeral. Written by David Botrell and Jessie Jones, performances will be on two weekends: November 10 – 13 and 17 – 20 at the TLT Workshop.
Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script, and scripts are available at the workshop for checkout for a 24-hour period.
CHARACTER BREAKDOWN: some roles may be double-cast
Bud Turpin – an elderly man
Raynelle – Bud’s wife
Ray-Bud – Bud & Raynelle’s first-born son
Lucille Turpin – Ray-Bud’s wife
Junior – Bud and Raynelle’s youngest son
Suzane – Junior’s wife
Marguerite – Bud’s sister
Royce – Marguerite’s son
Delightful – Bud & Raynelle’s only daughter
Reverend Hooker –
Veda – an elderly woman
Norval – Veda’s husband, wheelchair bound
Nadine – a young woman
Clyde – a friend of Ray-Bud’s from work
Juanita – a cousin by marriage
The Joy of Life Singers
If you have any questions, please call 828-859-2466 and leave a message. We look forward to seeing you!
Submitted by Monica Jones