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Upcoming Audition Information
We are pleased to announce open auditionsfor the next production at Pec Playhouse TheatreCat On A Hot Tin RoofArtistic Direction byGeorge HarnishAUDITION DATESTuesday, May. 14th from 7pmWednesday, May 15th from 7pmAUDITION LOCATIONPec Playhouse Theatre314 N. Main Street, Pecatonica IL Those auditioning will be asked to read from the scriptboth individually and with others auditioning.NEED FOR:8 men, 5 women, 4 childrenRehearsals Schedule will be determined by the directoronce the production is cast..PERFORMANCE DATES:July 19 through August 4, 2019Fridays & 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:In a plantation house, a family celebrates the sixty-fifth birthday of Big Daddy, as they sentimentally dub him. The mood is somber, despite the festivities, because a number of evils poison the gaiety: greed, sins of the past and desperate, clawing hopes for the future spar with one another as the knowledge that Big Daddy is dying slowly makes the rounds. Maggie, Big Daddy's daughter-in-law, wants to give him the news that she's finally become pregnant by Big Daddy's favorite son, Brick, but Brick won't cooperate in Maggie's plans and prefers to stay in a mild alcoholic haze the entire length of his visit. Maggie has her own interests at heart in wanting to become pregnant, of course, but she also wants to make amends to Brick for an error in judgment that nearly cost her marriage. Swarming around Maggie and Brick are their intrusive, conniving relatives, all eager to see Maggie put in her place and Brick tumbled from his position of most-beloved son. By evening's end, Maggie's ingenuity, fortitude and passion will set things right, and Brick's love for his father, never before expressed, will retrieve him from his path of destruction and return him, helplessly, to Maggie's loving arms.