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Reserve your spot now for Old Academy Players AUDITIONS for a new comedy, "Waiting for the Fat Lady to Sing" by Nancy Frick

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Old Academy Players [ www.oldacademyplayers.org ], in continuous performances since 1923, is a non-profit community theater located in the East Falls (3544 Indian Queen Lane; Philadelphia, PA 19129; 215-843-1109) section of Philadelphia.  The Old Academy building was constructed in 1819 and has been the OAP home since 1932. 


Join us in celebrating 90 years of performances during 2012-2013 at Old Academy Players where Grace Kelly and Robert Prosky made their acting debuts!


Old Academy Players welcomes new talent!  Please note that we are a non-profit community theater and that all roles are performed on a volunteer basis.  Please check this site for audition information which appears throughout the season.  If you are auditioning for a show, please download and complete our Audition Form http://www.oldacademyplayers.org/sites/default/files/Form%20-%20Auditions.pdf in advance of the audition.


UPCOMING AUDITIONS:  Auditions will be held for Waiting for the Fat Lady to Sing http://www.oldacademyplayers.org/season#fatlady on Tuesday, January 15 and Thursday, January 17, 2013.  We are looking for a range of actors of all ages for this new comedy of one-acts that contemplate the theme of “waiting.”  Roles are listed below.  The production runs from April 26 – May 12, 2013.


Waiting for the Right Moment



  • Fitz, a housepainter, 20s-40s

  • Orlando, a great artiste! 40s/50s

  • Vivian, a firecracker and Orlando’s wife. 30s-50s


Waiting to be King



  • Prince. 40s-50s

  • Queen.  60s-70s

  • Anna. 60s-70s


Waiting for the Verdict



  • Milo, a man accused of murder. 40s/50s

  • Douglas, his attorney. 40s/50s

  • Jasmine, ex-mistress of Milo. 30s

  • Maureen, lovely sophisticated wife of Milo. 40s/50s


Waiting to Board



  • Roger, weary traveler. 30s+ (any age)

  • Jerry, weary traveler. 20s


Waiting at the Piggly Wiggly



  • Jane, a shopper. 20s-30s

  • Margaret, the pastor’s wife. 50+

  • Charlotte, a church friend. 30+


Waiting for Land Ho!



  • Christopher Columbus. 40s

  • Diego, servant of Columbus. Any age

  • 3-4 sailors. Any age


Waiting for the Fat Lady to Sing



  • Large lady. Any age.



AUDITION POLICY:  Old Academy Players casts from its membership but often has open auditions for particular shows.  These auditions are open to members and to non-members.  Their dates and times will appear on this site.


As of our January 2012 production, any non-member of Old Academy who successfully auditions for a role, will, if they successfully audition for a role in a subsequent play, be expected to become a member of Old Academy before rehearsals begin.


 

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