Auditions Announced for WAKE THE DEAD at Milford Theatre Guilde

MTG_logo_newOriginally announced for Winter 2017 – WAKE THE DEAD has been rescheduled and moved into a Summer Performance slot!

The Milford Theatre Guilde Presents:

– Written by Eileen Moushey
– Directed by Terri Wilson
– Produced by Linda Roll
– In collaboration with BITE Restaurant: From Farm to Table

The family of the poor, darlin’, dearly, departed Patrick Joseph Patrick gathers to mourn him. But, like most Irish wakes, this one winds up in a real “donnybrook.” When one of them “joins” Patrick during the wake, the investigation begins! Please note there are adult references. Join us as we “wake the dead” with this lively production!

7:30pm – 9:00pm
Day Heights Fireman’s Memorial Building – Map
Will be reading from script. It also may involve some improv exercises.

There will be 5 performances, including a Sunday matinee.
July 14, 15, 16 (Matinee July 16) and July 21, 22 – 2017

CAST INFO: [4 Males, 3 Females, 1 can be cast either way]

SEAMUS RIORDAN PATRICK (M) – The eldest of the Patrick boys, and a bit of a rogue. Forties. A smuggler by trade, Seamus also likes to “tip a little”.

DANIEL MICHAEL PATRICK (M) – “Danny boy” is an overgrown kid – mentally and emotionally. Twin to DONALD. Revered by thousands as a musician and singer, Danny’s number one fan remains his mother. His public image as the romantic troubadour is the direct opposite of his real nature. Thirties. Same actor may play both Daniel & Donald*. Can you play an instrument?

DONALD FRANCIS PATRICK (M) – Danny’s identical twin and alter ego. Where Danny is slow and cruel, Donald is smart and shy. His one act of rebellion was to marry Maggie – an “American” he met when she vacationed in Ireland. Same actor may play both Donald & Daniel*.

* Daniel & Donald Patrick, the twins are typically played by the same actor.

MAUREEN ROSE PATRICK (F) – Danny’s long-suffering wife and sometime singing partner. A stereo-typical Irish spitfire, Maureen realized almost immediately what a big mistake she’d made in marrying Daniel..

MAGGIE PATRICK (F) – Donald’s American wife and incurable flirt. Maggie appears to take nothing seriously – including her marriage.

MARTIN THOMAS PATRICK (M) – The “baby”, Martin has just been accepted in the seminary as a result of Biddy’s lobbying. Martin is a young man (late teens / twenties)

SCOTT WYSZINSKI (M) – The Security Guard. Any age. A regular guy.

HOST/HOSTESS (M/F)- the American cousin the Patricks have come to visit.

Of Special note: The role of BRIDGET ROSE PATRICK (The matriarch) has been cast.

Any questions, please feel free to contact the director at


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