Auditions for summer 2017
Dates | Appointments | Synopsis | Characters | Sides | Audition forms
Rehearsals begin July 5
Performances August 19, 20; August 26, 27; September 2, 3, 4 (Labor Day); 9, 10 - 2017
All Shows at 2pm - outdoors in Old Mill Park Amphitheater.
An old miser's love affair with money forces his children and servants to scheme their various ways around him in order to achieve their hearts' desires. Complications, surprises and hilarity ensue.
Harpagon, The Miser: Father to Cleante and Elise. He worships money. Harpagon seeks to marry the lovely, young girl Marianne, the woman his son wishes to wed.
Cleante, The fop: Son to the miser, Harpagon. His foppery confounds his father and the discovery that they vie for the love of Marianne drives the wedge between them even deeper.
Elise, The side kick: Daughter to Harpagon. She is in love with her father's close advisor, Valere, who claims a lost family fortune.
Valere, The gamer: A young man of unknown family origin. He is in love with Elise. He plays the game well.
Marianne, The ingenue: The beautiful and charming young neighbor to Harpagon. He wishes to wed her despite their age difference only to find he vies for her affection with his son, Cleante.
Frosine, The opportunist: A local matchmaker. She is opportunistic, a bit brash, scheming and fun to be around.
La Fleche, The schemer: Valet to Cleante. He spends much of his energy attempting to stay out of harm's way.
Master Jacques, The bureaucrat: Both cook and coachman to Harpagon, he is all business and takes his duties seriously.
Anselme, The mensch: A nobleman from Naples. Turns out to be the father of Valere and Marianne. Quell surprise.
If you are able, please print these forms out and bring them to your audition. (We will also provide hard copies there.)