Auditions

NIGHT SKY

A full-length play by Patricia Connelly
Executive Producer – Marg Soroos
Producers – Margaret Chapman & Bobbie Herbst
Directed by Joanna Henry

 Performances: Sept. 27 – Oct. 13, 2024*
*Please note there are shows scheduled on Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur

 Auditions: Sat. July 20 2:00-4:00 pm & Sun. July 21 7:00-9:00 pm
(Invited Callbacks Tues. July 23)
Info on how to sign up for an audition will be available in July

Audition form Night Sky

Auditions will be held at Aldersgate United Methodist Church , 1301 Collingwood Road, Alexandria, Virginia 22308

 Please come to auditions with a prepared 1 min. dramatic monologue that shows your acting range.

Show Description:
Night Sky is a family drama with humor about the bonds of family, friendship, and the inescapable changes brought on by aging as 70+ year old Julia attempts to hold onto her home, independence, and life as she knows it.

Cast of Characters:

  • SAM*, an 11-year-old girl, Julia’s only granddaughter
  • JULIA, 70’s, an energetic woman, confident and young for her seventy-something years, Sam’s grandmother, has lived in the South Bronx for 50 years
  • JILL, 40’s, Julia’s daughter, Sam’s mother, lives in Northern New Jersey
  • DORIS, 70’s, Julia’s best friend for 50 years and neighbor who lives upstairs
  • RICHARD, 40’s, Julia’s boss, owner of a diner in or near the South Bronx, a little older than Jill.

* The character of SAM may be played by a teen or young adult.

ACCT is a vital part of the Mount Vernon cultural community. We believe community theater provides residents of our area with the ability to experience quality theater at affordable prices. We also present an opportunity for individuals to explore their creative side regardless of age. Our actors and crew members consist of people of all ages and backgrounds. We truly present an equal opportunity for all.