Auditions for Azuay Community Theater comedy start Monday

Azuay Community Theater will hold auditions for its September production of Christopher Durang’s Tony Award winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. 

No theater experience necessary. 

What: Auditions for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike 

When: 

Monday, July 25, 10 AM – noon 
Tuesday, July 26, 2-4pm 
Wednesday, July 27, 2 – 4 PM 

Where: Azuay Community Theater first building west of the Oro Verde Hotel on Calle Ordonez Lasso https://goo.gl/maps/uq3gapiZdHq5Vv4h8

Website: http://www.facebook.com/cuencacommunitytheater

Cost: No charge 

Questions: azuaycommunitytheater@gmail.com

The Play 

Two men and four women hilariously congregate in the posh Bucks County Pennsylvania home of a now deceased couple of college professors who decided to name their children after Checkov characters, a move definitely designed to help them have normal, suburban childhoods! 

Performance dates 

Directed by Paula Bailey, performances are September 16, 17 and 18 and 23, 24 and 25. 

The Characters 

Vanya: Wry, retiring, frustrated, gay and resigned to a life dominated by caring for his aging parents, along with his adopted sister – 

Sonia: Melancholic, capricious, regretful and unsure of herself. She keeps hoping for impossible things. She and Vanya live in the ancestral home, which is paid for by their sister – 

Masha: Expansive, glamorous, haughty, frenetic. A successful and well-traveled actress, often married, who now finds herself on the edge of “once beautiful”, there with her latest boyfriend – 

Spike: A devil-may-care boy toy, sexy, sure of himself, self-absorbed and outgoing. He pays just enough attention to Masha to keep her satisfied. They are joined by – 

Cassandra: The cleaning lady, kooky and dramatic. She is a soothsayer: she sees visions, shadows of what lies ahead — but no one ever believes her, and – 

Nina: Is a young, aspiring actress. She is earnest, sincere, star-stuck, a guileless admirer of Masha. She is visiting her aunt and uncle who live next door. 

The Fun 

It’s a glorious romp with the occasional sharp edges. Come join the fun. 

1 Bldg West of Oro Verde Hotel 

Rick 
azuaycommunitytheater@gmail.com

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