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MORNING’S AT SEVEN Runs March 20-April 5

DTG_Morning at Seven logoMORNING’S AT SEVEN
Dayton Theatre Guild
March 20-April 5
[Dayton]

Directed by Kathy Mola
Produced by Christina Tomazinis

Cast: Dave Nickel as Theodore Swanson, Dee Berdine as Cora Swanson, Tori Tuccillo as Aaronetta Gibbs, Margie Strader as Ida Bolton, Richard Young as Carl Bolton, Matthew Smith as Homer Bolton, Susie Gutierrez as Myrtle Brown, Barbara Jorgensen as Esther Crampton & Charles Larkowski as David Crampton

This 1939 comedy tells the story of four aging sisters who live in a small mid-western town, and their long-standing sibling rivalries. Three of them–Ida, Cora and Arry–have lived next door to each other for fifty years, and Esther, the eldest, lives only a few blocks away. We quickly learn that living so close to one another has taken its toll. Some start to question their lives and decide to make some changes before it’s too late. In 1980, MORNING’S AT SEVEN was nominated for the Tony award for Best Revival of a Play.

  • Fri-Sat, March 20-21 at 8pm
  • Sun, March 22 at 3pm
  • Fri, March 27 at 8pm
  • Sat, March 28 at 5pm
  • Sun, March 29th at 3pm
  • Fri, April 3 at 8pm
  • Sat, April 4 at 5pm
  • Sun, April 5 at 3pm

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Auditions Announced for THE OLD MAN AND THE OLD MOON at Dayton Theatre Guild

DTGOpen audition notice for THE OLD MAN AND THE OLD MOON
Book/music/lyrics: Pigpen Theatre Co

Auditions will be held Mon & Tue, Mar 23 & 24,, 2020, starting at 7:00 pm both nights.
Production dates: May 29-June 14, 2020

The Dayton Theatre Guild at the Caryl D. Philip TheatreScape
430 Wayne Ave, Dayton OH, 45410
937-278-5993 — www.daytontheatreguild.org

Directed by Jeff Sams
Produced by Brian Buttrey & Debra Strauss

The Old Man tends to The Old Moon, refilling the light that spills out every night. When his wife unexpectedly leaves home, The Old Man abandons his post to find her and plunges the world into darkness. His eventful journey across land, air, and sea reminds them—and us—of the unwavering power of love. This is basic storytelling at its best and a lesson about the inevitability of change, reminding us of the magic of folktales that take place in a timeless land far, far away.

Casting Requirements:

  • Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.
  • A résumé and headshot are not required but are appreciated.
  • Please bring all scheduling conflicts, including weekends, between Mar 25 and June 14, 2020.

This is a movement play. The director is looking for a strong group of actors who are comfortable with physical movement and singing on stage. Experience as a puppeteer is a plus. All actors must be able to sit, stand, move, and lift objects easily.

This production will use 7 actors to play nearly 30 roles by changing costume pieces and using hand props. Actors never leave the stage and work as an ensemble to tell the story. Those auditioning may be asked to attempt a British, Scottish, or Irish dialect. The production will also include some choreographed dance.

Please note that two roles have been precast due to the necessity of finding actor/musicians.

Those auditioning should dress comfortably for a movement audition and be prepared to learn and sing an excerpt from a song.

Be prepared to sing 16 Bars of a song in the style of the show.

Character breakdowns:

  • Actor 1 (Male)
    The Old Man *(THIS ROLE HAS BEEN PRECAST)
  • Actor 2 (Male)
    Matheson, Patron *(THIS ROLE HAS BEEN PRECAST)
  • Actor 3 (Female)
    Butcher, Ben, Callahan, Rebel Two, Perry
  • Actor 4 (Female)
    Mabelu, Fine Lady, Dog (puppet)
  • Actor 5 (Male)
    Boatswain One, Llewellyn, Ghost Singer
  • Actor 6 (Female)
    The Old Woman, Boatswain Two, Mickey, Captain, Bartley, Young Woman
  • Actor 7 (Male)
    Fishmonger, Clerk, Cookie, Rebel One, Bartender, Solomon

For more information please contact Director Jeff Sams at jeff.sams@daytontheatreguild.org

The show runs weekends May 29-June 14, 2020
First Weekend: Friday 8pm, Saturday 8pm, Sunday 3pm
Second & Third Weekend: Friday 8pm, Saturday 5pm, Sunday 3pm

For more information, including auditions, see http://www.daytontheatreguild.org/

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Cast Announced for MORNINGS AT SEVEN at Dayton Theatre Guild

DTGDayton Theatre Guild is pleased to announce the cast of MORNINGS AT SEVEN by Paul Osborn.

*(in order of appearance):

  • Dave Nickel as Theodore Swanson
  • Dee Berdine as Cora Swanson
  • Tori Tuccillo as Aaronetta Gibbs
  • Margie Strader as Ida Bolton
  • Richard Young as Carl Bolton
  • Matthew Smith as Homer Bolton
  • Susie Gutierrez as Myrtle Brown
  • Barbara Jorgensen as Esther Crampton
  • Charles Larkowski as David Crampton

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL!

This 1939 comedy tells the story of four aging sisters who live in a small mid-western town, and their long-standing sibling rivalries. Three of them — Ida, Cora and Arry — have lived next door to each other for fifty years, and Esther, the eldest, lives only a few blocks away. We quickly learn that living so close to one another has taken its toll. Some start to question their lives and decide to make some changes before it’s too late. In 1980, Mornings at Seven was nominated for the Tony award for Best Revival of a Play.

Directed by Kathy Mola
Produced by Christina Tomazinis

The show runs weekends Mar 20-Apr 5, 2020
First Weekend: Friday 8pm, Saturday 8pm, Sunday 3pm
Second & Third Weekend: Friday 8pm, Saturday 5pm, Sunday 3pm

For more information visit www.daytontheatreguild.org

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2020-2021 Season Announced by Dayton Theatre Guild

DTGWe are pleased to announce our 2020/2021 Season

HEDDA GABLER by Ibsen
Adapted by Christopher Shinn
Director to be announced
Show dates: Aug 21-Sep, 2020
Audition dates: TBA

WOMEN IN JEOPARDY! by Wendy MacLeod
Directed by Margie Strader
Show dates: Oct 9-25, 2020
Audition dates: Aug 24 & 25, 2020

THE ROAD TO MECCA by Athol Fugard
Directed by Scott Madden
Show dates: Dec 4-20, 2020
Audition dates: Oct 12 & 13, 2020

FOR THE LOYAL by Lee Blessing
Directed by Doug Lloyd
Show dates: Feb 5-21, 2021
Audition dates: Dec 7 & 8, 2020

THE PRICE by Arthur Miller
Directed by Debra Kent
Show dates: Mar 26-Apr 11, 2021
Audition dates: Feb 8 & 9, 2021

THE NORWEGIANS by C. Denby Swanson
Directed by Chris Harmon
Show dates: May 21-June 6, 2021
Audition dates: Mar 29 & 30, 2021

*More details to follow
**all audition dates are subject to change

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Audition Announced for MORNING’S AT SEVEN at Dayton Theatre Guild

DTGOpen audition notice for MORNING’S AT SEVEN by Paul Osborn

Auditions will be held Mon & Tue, Jan 27 & 28, 2020, starting at 7:00 pm both nights.
Production dates: Mar 20-Apr 5, 2020

The Dayton Theatre Guild at the Caryl D. Philip TheatreScape
430 Wayne Ave, Dayton OH, 45410
937-278-5993 — www.daytontheatreguild.org

Directed by Kathy Mola
Produced by Christina Tomazinis

This 1939 comedy tells the story of four aging sisters who live in a small mid-western town, and their long-standing sibling rivalries. Three of them — Ida, Cora and Arry — have lived next door to each other for fifty years, and Esther, the eldest, lives only a few blocks away. We quickly learn that living so close to one another has taken its toll. Some start to question their lives and decide to make some changes before it’s too late. In 1980, MORNING’S AT SEVEN was nominated for the Tony award for Best Revival of a Play.

Casting Requirements:

  • Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.
  • A résumé and headshot are not required but are appreciated.
  • Please provide a list of all known conflicts between Jan 29 and Apr 6, 2019

Five women; four men:

  • Cora Swanson (f)
  • Aaronetta Swanson (f)
  • Ida Bolton (f)
  • Myrtle Brown (f)
  • Esther Crampton (f)
  • Theodore Swanson (m)
  • Carl Bolton (m)
  • Homer Bolton (m)
  • David Crampton (m)

*(SPECIFIC CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON)
*(OTHER CASTING REQUIREMENTS MAY BE SUBJECT TO REVISION)

The show runs weekends Mar 20-Apr 5, 2020
First Weekend: Friday 8pm, Saturday 8pm, Sunday 3pm
Second & Third Weekend: Friday 8pm, Saturday 5pm, Sunday 3pm

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