FTC slates auditions for spring production 'Barefoot in the Park'

Scripts can be checked out starting Feb. 5 for tryouts

Auditions for Fredericksburg Theater Company’s spring production, “Barefoot in the Park,” are scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 19-20, at the Steve W. Shepherd Theater.

Performance dates are Fridays through Sundays, April 13-29.

All roles are available for auditions.

Auditions will be conducted by cold readings from the script.

Scripts for “Barefoot in the Park” can be checked out at the Fredericksburg Theater Company offices at the same location starting Monday, Feb. 5.

The checkout period is 48 hours.

Office hours are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Attendance to tech week rehearsals, April 9-12, is mandatory, as well as attendance at all performances.

 

Synopsis

Paul and Corie Bratter are newlyweds in every sense of the word.

He’s a straight-as-an-arrow lawyer, and she’s a free spirit always looking for the latest kick.

Their new apartment is her most recent find — too expensive with bad plumbing and in need of a paint job.

After a six-day honeymoon, they get a surprise visit from Corie’s loopy mother and decide to play matchmaker during a dinner with their neighbor-in-the-attic Velasco, where everything that can go wrong, does.

Paul just doesn’t understand Corie, as she sees it. He’s too staid, too boring and she just wants him to be a little more spontaneous, running “barefoot in the park” would be a start.

 

Characters

Corie Bratter — Young, female, 20’s, a free spirit, liberal-minded, newlywed to Paul.

Paul Bratter — Young, male, 20’s, straight-laced, buttoned-down conservative, lawyer, newlywed to Corie.

Mrs. Banks — Corie’s mother, widowed, 40’s to 60, busybody, reserved, suburbanite.

Victor Velasco — Male, 50’s to 60’s, foreign, eccentric, Corie and Paul’s neighbor, lives in the attic.

Telephone Repairman — Male, middle-aged, pleasant and wise, workingman type.

Delivery Man — Male, older, exhausted and out of breath.

The Steve W. Shepherd Theater is located at 1668 U.S. Highway 87 South.

 

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