Auditions Announced for LOVE/SICK at Fairfield Footlighters

fflA darker cousin to Almost, Maine, John Cariani’s LOVE/SICK is a collection of nine slightly twisted and completely hilarious short plays. Set on a Friday night in an alternate suburban reality, this 80-minute romp explores the pain and the joy that comes with being in love. Full of imperfect lovers and dreamers, LOVE/SICK is an unromantic comedy for the romantic in everyone.

Directed by Chase Engel

Auditions will be held Tuesday, November 29th and Wednesday, November 30th from 6:00pm-9:00pm.

Fairfield Community Arts Center – 411 Wessel Dr.

  • Please come prepared to read for the script.
  • Headshots and résumés are welcome.
  • Be prepared to list conflicts from December 5th 2022 through February 26th 2023.

Show dates are Friday February 24th – Sunday February 26th 2023.
Rehearsal will be on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday’s 6:30-9:00pm.
*Due to the nature of the show full cast will not be called to every rehearsal but each cast member will be scheduled to rehearse at least once a week.

Character descriptions: 9M & 9W
16 years old and up.

John Cariani’s LOVE/SICK is a comedy collection of nine slightly twisted and completely hilarious short plays. Set on a Friday night in an alternate suburban reality, this relatable romp explores the pain and the joy that comes with being in love.

Each scene has its own arc and tells the story of a couple at a crossroads in their relationship. Since each relationship is more advanced than the previous relationship, a larger arc emerges and the individual plays work together to create a satisfying whole – one that chronicles the lifecycle of a typical relationship from meeting through divorce…and afterwards.

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