Theater auditions: ‘Baby With the Bathwater’ in Cocoa Beach

An audition notice from the Surfside Players:

Surfside Players announces open auditions for Baby With the Bathwater
A Comedy by Christopher Durang

Bitingly satiric black comedy in which the author targets parenthood, which is skewered with savagely gleeful wit and characteristically outrageous humor.  As the play begins Helen and John gaze proudly at their new offspring, a bit disappointed that it doesn’t speak English and too polite to check its sex. So they decide that the child is a girl and name it Daisy—which leads to all manner of future emotional and personality problems when it turns out that Daisy is actually a boy.

Surfside Players, Cocoa Beach, is proud to announce OPEN AUDITIONS for Baby with the Bathwater, by Christopher Durang, the first play in our Second Stage program for the 2010-2011 season.  Auditions will be held Sunday and Monday, August 15 and 16, at 7:00 pm on the stage of our playhouse in Cocoa Beach.  We are looking for 3-8 women and 2 men of various ages who will be playing multiple characters each.  No experience or resume necessary and no special preparations required; just wear comfortable shoes and clothing.  Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.  Warning: Play may contain strong language and adult themes.

Performances of the play are from October 1 – 10 (two weekends), Fridays and Saturdays 8:00 pm, Sundays 2:00 pm.  Directed by Nick Saldivar.  Presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York.  To get to Surfside from the mainland, take 520 or 528 Eastbound to A1A southbound; OR take Pineda Causeway or 192 Eastbound to A1A northbound.  Drive into Cocoa Beach, and turn west on Fifth Street South.  For more information call (321) 783-3127 or visit www.surfsideplayers.com.

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