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Upcoming Audition Information
We are pleased to announce open auditionsfor an upcoming production at Pec Playhouse TheatreArtistic Direction byOdette LittleAUDITION DATESSunday, Febuary 23rd starting at 7pmMonday, Febuary 24th Starting at 7pmAUDITION LOCATIONPec Playhouse Theatre314 N. Main Street, Pecatonica ILThose auditioning will be asked to read from the scriptboth individually and with others auditioning.NEED FOR:Adults: 0 males & 6 femalesRehearsal schedule will be determined by the directoronce the production is cast.PERFORMANCE DATES:April 17 through May 3, 2020Fridays & Saturdays @ 8pmSundays @ 2pm(9 Scheduled Performances)Scripts will be available to read at The Pecatonica Pharmacy 9-6pm M-FIf you have questions please contact:PPT Box Office @ (815) 239-1210
THE STORY:TheactionissetinTruvy'sbeautysaloninChinquapin,Louisiana,wherealltheladieswhoare "anybody"cometohavetheirhairdone.Helpedbyhereagernewassistant,Annelle(whoisnotsure whetherornotsheisstillmarried),theoutspoken,wise-crackingTruvydispensesshampoosandfree advicetothetown'srichcurmudgeon,Ouiser,("I'mnotcrazy,I'vejustbeeninabadmoodforforty years");aneccentricmillionaire,MissClairee,whohasaragingsweettooth;andthelocalsocialleader, M'Lynn,whosedaughter,Shelby(theprettiestgirlintown),isabouttomarrya"goodoleboy."Filled withhilariousreparteeandnotafewacerbicbuthumorouslyrevealingverbalcollisions,theplaymoves towardtragedywhen,inthesecondact,thespunkyShelby(whoisadiabetic)riskspregnancyand forfeitsherlife.Thesuddenrealizationoftheirmortalityaffectstheothers,butalsodrawsonthe underlyingstrength—andlove—whichgivetheplay,anditscharacters,thespecialqualitytomakethem truly touching, funny and marvelously amiable company in good times and bad.