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Stage @ The Warner Auditions


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Sunday, March 10 | 7-9pm
Monday, March 11 | 7-9pm

Auditions will be held at the Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education

For inquiries please contact:
Dick Terhune
Stage @ The Warner Artistic Director
[email protected]
860.489.7180 x1220


Jon Trachtman and Leslie Arthur are out of work musicians who room together in New York City. To save money, Jon has been filing tax returns listing the pair as married. The day of reckoning comes when the Internal Revenue Service informs the “couple” they’re going to be investigated. Leslie masquerades as a housewife, aided by Jon’s fiancée, Kate. Complicating matters further, Leslie and Kate are having an affair behind Jon’s back, Jon’s mother drops in unexpectedly to meet her son’s fiancée, and Leslie’s ex-girlfriend shows up demanding to know why Leslie has changed and won’t see her anymore. Like a cross between I Love Lucy and Some Like it Hot.

Director: Lynn Paulella-Beard

Auditions are open to the community. Actors of all ethnicities, abilities and gender identities are encouraged to audition and all roles are available. Additionally, roles may be cast without callbacks.


You will be auditioning from the sides available below. They do not have to be memorized; we will have hard copies at your audition.

Casting 3 women, 5 men, age 20’s – 50’s.
Please do not audition if you are under 21.

Leslie Arthur – a gawky man in his early 20’s
Kate Dennis – Jon’s fiance; a pretty little brunette
Mr. Jansen – A beer-bellied drunk of a landlord
Jon Trachtman – Leslie’s best friend; good-looking, early 20’s
Floyd Spinner – I.R.S. Investigator
Vivian Tracthman – Jon’s mother, middle-aged, stoic
Connie – Leslie’s girlfriend, attractive blonde, 20’s, a talker
Arnold Grunion – Shady, Justice-of-the-Peace, late 40’s


Leslie, Kate, Jon
Vivian & Jon
Leslie, Vivian, Grunion, Connie, Floyd
Leslie & Kate
Leslie & Jansen
Jon, Floyd, Kate, Leslie, Vivian
Jon & Leslie
Floyd, Leslie, Jon
Connie & Leslie


Rehearsals will typically be Sundays (6-9pm), Mondays & Wednesdays (7-10pm) beginning March 14. Additional rehearsals will be called as necessary.

All Tech Week rehearsals (April 28-May 1) as well as Strike following the final performance on May 12 are mandatory.

Saturday, May 4 | 8PM
Sunday, May 5 | 2PM
Friday, May 10 | 8PM
Saturday, May 11 | 8PM
Sunday, May 12 | 2PM

If you are unable to make all the performances, tech week and midweek rehearsals we will be unable to cast you.

Stage @ The Warner does not offer compensation or housing for performers.

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