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Posted by Alumnae Theatre Company

Liz Best, Director

Auditions: October 16 or 17 (October 18 if needed) – to be held on Zoom.

Callbacks: October 24 or 25 – to be held in person at Alumnae Theatre

Rehearsals: Commencing Sunday, November 12, 2023, (3 times/week)

Performances: January 19 to February 3, 2024

Evenings, 8 pm: Wed, Thurs, Friday & Saturday / Matinees, 2 pm: Sundays only


Actors should prepare a comedic monologue, the darker the comedy the better (no more than 3 minutes).

To request an audition, please submit your headshot and resume to:

Please indicate, In the subject line, the character(s) you’d like to audition for.

Submission Deadline is Monday, October 2, 2023. Applicants who are selected for an audition will be contacted.

Alumnae Theatre Company is committed to non-traditional casting and to including talented actors of all races, backgrounds, and ages in our productions.


This is a non-union, non-paying production. For over a century, Alumnae Theatre Company’s outstanding casts, crew & management have been volunteers who love theatre.


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DESCRIPTION: After a 10-year absence, Nora’s violent and disturbed husband, Tom, returns to their dilapidated family home, with a plan to bring structure, and create a “cooperative consumer republic”. This dark comedy has been described as a “fun house mirror version of Chekhov’s The Three Sisters”. Being first produced in 1986, this play may have been ahead of its time, seeming more relevant today than ever, as it deals with themes of domestic violence, PTSD, substance abuse, conspiracy theories, charismatic self-appointed dictators, and the global imbalance of wealth.


NORA, woman, late 40s/50s

JACK, man, early 50s/60s

GAIL, woman, late teens/early 20s

MARY ANN, woman, 20s/30s

ELIZABETH, woman, 30s

TOM, man, 50s/60s

JUNIOR, man, late teens/early 20s

Ages are approximate only.

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