Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Tucson: Beowulf Alley Theatre Auditions


From: Beth Dell []
Sent: Wednesday, August 03, 2011 11:54 AM
Subject: Beowulf Alley Press Releases for Auditions


Audition Notices

Beowulf Alley Theatre


We Won’t Pay! We Won’t Pay!


We Won't Pay!, We Won't Pay! by Dario Fo, adapted by Ron Jensen, is in need of two male actors to fill roles; one is age 30-45, married to Antonia and the other plays multiple roles-ages 35-75. Must be able to handle Italian dialect and be adept at physical comedy.


Auditions, consisting of cold readings from the script, will be held Monday, September 12, 6-8PM at  Beowulf Alley Theatre, 11 South Sixth Avenue. Rehearsals begin mid-December 2011. Performances run Fridays – Sundays from January 26-February 19, 2012. Contact Susan Arnold at for information or to schedule an audition slot.




A Cactus Christmas

Includes Youth Roles


(Tucson, AZ) Beowulf Alley Theatre, at 11 South 6th Avenue, 85701, will hold auditions for its world premiere of A Cactus Christmas, directed by Pat Timm, on Saturday, August 27th from 2-5 p.m. with callbacks on Sunday, August 28th, 2-5 p.m. Auditions will be by cold reading of this original script. Details of the production are listed below. For additional information, please contact Pat Timm at or by phone at 520.883.8191 (please leave a message).


A Cactus Christmas, by John Vornholt, is a family-friendly, holiday romp in a ghost town in Wishbone, Arizona.


When a pair of desert rats, holed up in a ghost town encounter a city family, they conjure up a spirited plan to protect the gold that they’re sure is right under their noses.


Character descriptions:

Pete - Desert rat and treasure hunter, worn looking 50s


Alice - Pete's wife and fellow desert rat, not as worn looking 50s


Jeffrey - Dad, looks about 40


Mona - Mom, looks about 35


Felicia - Daughter, looks about 14


Royce - Son, looks about 11


Ghost – looks…well, you know…


Anticipated rehearsals, performance schedule and time commitment.

First meeting/read-thru possible sometime in the week of September 12, 2011. Rehearsals will begin approximately October 24, 2011, days and times to be determined once cast is selected. Tech Rehearsal/Cue-to-cue will be on the weekend of December 3rd, 2011 and run through the Preview performance on December 8th. Performance dates begin on Thursday, December 8 and run Wednesdays through Sundays, closing with a matinee on Saturday, December 24. Evening performances are at 7:30 p.m. and matinees are at 2:30 p.m.



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