Feb 12, 13, 19 and 20 at 7:00pm
Feb 14 & 21, 2021 at 2:30pm
ABOUT THE SHOW:
Young Eddie asks his widowed father, "Don't you think it's time you got married again? A growing boy needs a mother and a lonesome young man needs a pretty wife!" Eddie soon finds suitable candidates: the lovely nurse in the apartment upstairs or an appealing and friendly beauty contest winner. When the stunning Rita appears on the scene - Tom begins to do a little courting of his own. Tom has his hands full trying to cope with Eddie's school problems, his job, and the three lovely girls who seem to adore Eddie.
ACTA Theatre Presents:
"The Courtship of Eddie's Father"
By Anne Coulter Martens
Based on the book by Mark Toby
Directed by Lynne Long
Assistant Director- Curtis Frost
Monday, December 7 and Tuesday, December 8 at 7 pm
at ACTA Theater.
The play takes place in New York City in the 1960s.
Auditions will consist of a cold reading from the script.
Please bring a head shot if you have one.
For more information, contact Lynne Long at
or Curtis Frost at firstname.lastname@example.org.
COVID conditions at that time will dictate the audition process.
They may be by appointment and/or submitted videos. Updated information will be posted here closer to audition time.
Tom Corbett- Eddie’s father (approx. 25-45)
Eddie- his young son (must look 8-10)
Mrs. Masters- their housekeeper (approx. 40-50)
Elizabeth- a nurse and Eddie’s friend (approx. 25-45)
Dolly- a beauty queen (approx. 25-45)
Rita- a career woman (approx. 25-45)
Mrs. Bridges- a neighbor (approx. 25-45)
Helen Ann- her young daughter and Eddie’s friend (must look 8-10)
Norm- a happy bachelor and Tom’s best friend (approx. 25-45)
Mr. Donnelly- the apartment superintendent (approx. 25-55)
Mr. Shane- the summer camp director (approx. 25-35)
Mike- Eddie’s bunkmate (must look 8-10)
Becky- a secretary (approx. 25-45)
Loretta- a sensible girl and Mrs. Bridges’s sister (approx. 25-45)
Alice- Eddie’s teacher (approx. 25-45)
Cal- volunteer at Eddie’s summer camp (approx. 25-55)
Harry- volunteer at Eddie’s summer camp (approx. 25-55)
**I love our talented teens, but there are no roles for teens in the show. Sorry.