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Auditions
Colonial Players of Annapolis
The Lost Boy
by Ron Paolillo
Directed by Joe Thompson
Auditions will be held by appointment only:
The Colonial Players Annex
2132 Renard Court, Annapolis, MD 21401
Sunday, October 31, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday, November 1, 2021 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
***ZOOM ONLY*** Tuesday, November 2, 2021 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00pm ***ZOOM ONLY***
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 from 8:15 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
CALLBACKS
Thursday, November 4, 2021 from 7:00 p.m - 10:00 p.m.
Casting 7-9 actors of varying ages.
Performance Dates: January 14 - February 5, 2022.
Please see full information on the CP website:
http://thecolonialplayers.org/index.php/get-involved/auditions
Reserve your audition slot here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b48aca82ca7f58-the

Auditions
Colonial Players of Annapolis
Agnes of God
by John Pielmeier
Directed by Jeff Sprague
Auditions are open, but appointment reservations recommended:
The Colonial Players Annex
2132 Renard Court, Annapolis, MD 21401
Thursday, November 11, 2021 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 13, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
CALLBACKS
Saturday, November 13, 2021 from 5:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m.
Casting 3 women.
Performance Dates: February 25 - March 19, 2022.
Please see full information on the CP website:
http://thecolonialplayers.org/index.php/get-involved/auditions
Reserve your audition slot here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b48aca82ca7f58-agnes

Opens November 11th
Peace Mountain Theatre Company
Disgraced
by Ayad Akhtar
Directed by Bill Hurlbut
November 11-14, 19-21
Thursday-Saturday at 8pm
Sunday at 2pm
The Writer’s Center
4508 Walsh Street, Bethesda, MD 20815

This striking contemporary drama, first produced in 2013, explores the many issues relating to identity,
discrimination, and the costs of success. Among its many awards are the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama,
the 2013 Obie Award for Playwriting, and a Tony Award nomination for Best Play in 2015.

Corporate lawyer Amir Kapoor is living a wonderful life; he is happy, in love with his wife, and about to land
the biggest promotion of his career. But when he briefly helps his nephew with a case defending a man of Muslim faith,
Amir’s carefully crafted image, his career, and his personal life begin to slowly crumple. The play is a taut,
riveting story that raises probing questions about the opposing tugs of cultural heritage and assimilation.

Tickets available online and at the door
www.peacemountaintheatre.com/tickets

Auditions
Peace Mountain Theatre Company

Radio Golf
by August Wilson
Directed by Eleanore Tapscott
Auditions in person on
Sunday, November 14 and Monday, November 15 at 7:00pm
Call-backs Tuesday, November 16 by appointment if needed.
All auditions held at The Writer’s Center
4508 Walsh Street, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
*COVID Safety Precautions: Actors are required to be fully vaccinated.
(Proof will be required – physical copy or digital photo of vaccination record.)
All persons attending auditions are required to wear a mask;
(auditioners will be required to wear masks when not reading.)
All roles are open.
Actors will be doing a cold reading from the play and should
bring headshots and resumé to the audition.
Please bring a list of all known and possible conflicts between November 14, 2021
and February 27, 2022
Peace Mountain is a professional theatre company; all actors will be paid.
SIGN UP FOR AUDITIONS  HERE: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0f49abad2ba3fa7-radio

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS
*Note: 4 M, 1 F.  All characters are African-American.  Actors should be able to believably play people in the listed age ranges.

HARMOND WILKS (Male, 30-45): a Pittsburgh real estate developer seeking to revitalize the Hill District and become mayor;
his desire for success is balanced by his need to preserve his roots.  Ethnicity: Black/African-American.

MAME WILKS (Female, 30-42): Harmond’s wife and campaign manager.  She is creative and detail-oriented, a smart businesswoman
who is shrewd, charming, affable, and in the running to become the Governor’s press representative. 
Mame is the voice of reason for Harmond.  Ethnicity: Black/African-American.

ROOSEVELT HICKS (Male, 30-45): Harmond’s long-time friend.  A gambler by nature, he has invested everything (literally and figuratively)
in Harmond’s plans for the future of the Hill; an aggressive capitalist always pursuing his next big deal, he is a serious golf enthusiast. 
Ethnicity: Black/African-American.

STERLING JOHNSON (Male, 30-45): A weary survivor of the streets, tough, practical and blunt.  Currently working as a contractor and handyman
in the neighborhood, Sterling once went to school with Harmond and knew his brother.  Ethnicity: Black/African-American.

ELDER JOSEPH "OLD JOE" BARLOW (Male, 50+): Wise elder who is non-threatening, peaceful, and practical.   He is an elderly man
who is disputing the demolition of an old, dilapidated house on the Hill.  Ethnicity: Black/African-American

SYNOPSIS
Set in 1997, Radio Golf is a direct confrontation of past and present.  Is it possible for Black culture and heritage to be preserved
when it is integrated into mainstream White society?  Mayoral candidate Harmond Wilks finds his identity shaken when his
values and morals are questioned by those around him.  What is the price of success and what must be done to achieve it? 
What is the cost of progress and what is lost along the way?  This is the great August Wilson’s final story in his epic 10-play cycle
of the African-American experience in the 20th Century.

If you have questions, please email Eleanore Tapscott, Director, at etapscdirector@outlook.com
Performance Dates: February 17-20, 25-27, 2022
Thursdays – Saturdays at 8:00pm
Sundays at 2:00pm
All performances at The Writer’s Center

November 19 and 20
J.A.M.
12 Days of Christmas
A Dance Spectacular Musical Revue
Haul out the Holly, We’re ushering in the holidays!
Friday, November 19 and Saturday, November 20 at 8pm
Fredgren Studio Theatre at Ballet Nova
3443 Carlin Springs Rd., Falls Church, VA 22041
Tickets - https://jam12days.bpt.me/ Tickets - $25
*Audience members must show proof of vaccination upon entry*
The metropolitan area’s most exciting song and dance Christmas revue returns to the DC area to bring in the holidays!
Created by choreographer Jeremy A. McShan, J.A.M. 12 Days of Christmas, is a crowd-thrilling Christmas musical spectacular
that mixes your favorite Christmas carols along with some of your favorite pop songs of all time.
These dance-floor favorites are sure leave audiences dancing in their seats as we count down the days ‘til the arrival of good ole St. Nick!
Featuring the J-Mac's, the show's beautiful and talented dancers, and some of DC’s best singers, this production,
suitable for the entire family, is sure to get your in the Christmas spirit! 
Show Information:

The Maryland Community Theatre Festival Association
Will hold its next
MD Community Theatre Festiva
l
January 15 & 16, 2022
Hosted by Potomac Playmakers
Hagerstown, MD.

Featuring Five of Maryland's Best Community Theatres
Just a short drive from anywhere in the DC area.
See all five shows Saturday Afternoon and Evening, January 15th.
Walk-ins welcome with proof of vaccination.
All day passes will be available for participants through our website.
We will also have a hotel group rate, restaurant recommendations,
and maps of the area's hotels and restaurants will be available as well.

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