Press release from Hendersonville Community Theatre:
APRIL 27 & 28
AUDITIONS – Urang Durang?
Director: Beth Bristol
Audition Location: Main Stage Auditorium
Saturday, April 27, 2019 1 – 3pm
Saturday, April 27, 2019 5 – 7pm
Sunday April 28, 2019 2 – 5pm
If you have any questions please email Jennifer Memolo at firstname.lastname@example.org
Side 4 – Southern Bell Tolls_Amanda, Lawrence
Side 5 – Southern Bell Tolls_Ginny, Lawrence, Amanda
Side 6 – Southern Bell Tolls_Amanda, Lawrence, Tom
For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls
THE STORY: In this parody of THE GLASS MENAGERIE, the fading Southern belle, Amanda, tries to prepare her hyper-sensitive, hypochondriacal son, Lawrence, for “the feminine caller.” Terrified of people, Lawrence plays with his collection of glass cocktail stirrers. Ginny, the feminine caller, is hard of hearing and overbearingly friendly. Brother Tom wants to go the movies, where he keeps meeting sailors who need to be put up in his room. Amanda tries to face everything with “charm and vivacity,” but sometimes she just wants to hit somebody.
Side 1 – Dentity Crisis_Jane, Edit, Robert
Side 2 – Dentity Crisis_Jane and Summers
Side 3 – Dentity Crisis_Woman, Edith, Jane, Summers, Robert
Story: Recovering from a nervous breakdown, Jane is nursed and nagged by her energetic and overwhelming mother, Edith Fromage, who claims to have invented cheese. She also criticizes Jane for her suicide attempt, but then claims it never happened. Plus Jane is very confused by the fact that her mother and her brother Dwayne seem to be having an affair. But then at other times, her brother turns into her father, and then into her grandfather, and sometimes into a French count. So Jane isn’t really sure who he is. Her psychiatrist makes a house call and listens sympathetically to Jane’s recurring memory of attending a nightmarish production of “Peter Pan” in her youth. But then he goes off and has sex change, and returns as a woman, and Jane has trouble recognizing him. Then his wife shows up, also with a sex change, and the wife now looks like the psychiatrist. So poor Jane feels crazier still, though Edith and Dwayne/father/ grandfather/count think the new company is great fun, and everybody ends by conjugating the verb “dentity” : I dentity, you dentity, he she or it denties.
Robert (Dwayne, Father, Count, etc.)