Saturday, June 16, 2018

Auditions: 'The Dining Room' at the Barn Theatre

WHENSunday July 8th and Monday July 9th from 7pm to 10pm. 

CALLBACKS: Tuesday, July 10th at 7:00pm (by invitation only)

The Barn Theatre, 32 Skyline Dr., Montville.

PERFORMANCES: Friday, September 7th 2018 thru Saturday, September 29, 2018 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays with some possible Thursdays)

Set in a single dining room, six actors perform 18 overlapping scenes from different households. Each scene focuses around a different family during different time periods. At its heart, it tells the story of the dying culture of upper-middle class Americans who over time have focused less on tradition and more on family progress.

CAST REQUIREMENTS: (3 Males, 3 Females, All ethnicities encouraged to audition)
  • The actors must be able to portray a wide variety of characters, from little boys to stern grandfathers, and from giggling teenage girls to Irish housemaids. Scenes run the gamut from a father lecturing his son on grammar and politics; a boy returning from boarding school to discover his mother's infidelity; a senile grandmother doesn't recognize her own sons at Thanksgiving dinner; a daughter, her marriage a shambles, pleads futilely to return home, and other subjects.
  • Sides from the script will be made available at the audition.
All roles available.
Casting is open to all adults of any age.
Ethnicities, races and newcomers are especially welcomed.
Crew and other volunteers are also needed for the event.
For more information or directions, call 973-334-9320 ext 5 or visit or

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