Audition Notice
Barefoot in the Park
  By Neil Simon
Directed by Steve Reily

FEB. 19th & 20th - 7:00 p.m.

Auditions for FTC’s spring production, Barefoot in the Park are scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, February 19th and 20th at 7pm at the Steve W. Shepherd Theater, located at 1668 U.S Highway 87 south in Fredericksburg. All roles are available for auditions. Auditions will be conducted by cold readings from the script. Scripts for Barefoot in the Park can be checked out at the Fredericksburg Theater Company offices at the same location starting Monday, February 5th. The checkout period is 48 hours. Office hours are Monday-Friday from 9am to 1pm. Attendance to Tech Week rehearsals, April 9th-12th is mandatory, as well as attendance to all performances. Performance dates are Friday’s, Saturday’s and Sunday’s April 13th-29th.

Synopsis: Paul and Corie Bratter are newlyweds in every sense of the word. He's a straight-as-an-arrow lawyer and she's a free spirit always looking for the latest kick. Their new apartment is her most recent find-too expensive with bad plumbing and in need of a paint job. After a six day honeymoon, they get a surprise visit from Corie's loopy mother and decide to play matchmaker during a dinner with their neighbor-in-the-attic Velasco, where everything that can go wrong, does. Paul just doesn't understand Corie, as she sees it. He's too staid, too boring and she just wants him to be a little more spontaneous, running "barefoot in the park" would be a start. 

Character Descriptions: 

CORIE BRATTER - a free spirit, newlywed to Paul 
PAUL BRATTER - a lawyer, newlywed to Corie 
MRS. BANKS - Corie's mother 
VICTOR VELASCO - the neighbor in the attic 

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