Auditions for Moon Over Buffalo at the Laurel Mill Playhouse, Jan 23-28

Auditions for Moon Over Buffalo at the Laurel Mill Playhouse, Jan 23-28

Laurel Mill Playhouse announces auditions for:
Moon Over Buffalo
By Ken Ludwig
Directed by Larry Simmons
Produced by Maureen Rogers

Auditions for Moon Over Buffalo will be held on:
January 23, 2018 at 7:00 PM
January 24, 2018 at 7:00 PM
January 28, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

Auditions will be cold readings from the script. LMP is all volunteer community theater. No appointment necessary. Bring a head shot or photo and conflicts.

Performances are scheduled to run from March 23, 2018 to April 15, 2018.

For more information, see: https://laurelmillplayhouse.org/auditions.php

It is the summer of 1953, and George and Charlotte Hay, formerly a couple of Broadway stars, have taken their run-down touring company to Buffalo, New York. In Buffalo they have the intention of running “Cyrano de Bergerac” and “Private Lives” in repertory, all the while grumbling about missed Hollywood opportunities. But on-stage harmony is compromised when George performs an off-stage infidelity, impregnating the company’s ingenue. When Charlotte learns of this, she prepares to run away with the family lawyer, sending lightweight George on a grief-stricken drinking binge. It turns out that Frank Capra is headed to town on a talent scouting mission looking to hire the couple for his swashbuckling Scarlet Pimpernel epic. As a result, the Hay family — including scornful, deaf mother in law Ethel, determinedly practical daughter Rosalind, and dashing actor Paul, Rosalind’s ex-boyfriend — must work overtime to get sloppy drunk George into his Cyrano hat and nose. or is it his Elyot Chase smoking jacket? With the entrance of Rosalind’s fiance, anxious TV weatherman Howard — one man with two mistaken identities — and Richard Maynard, the wealthy lawyer hoping to lure Charlotte away to his mansion — the confusion only intensifies. With a plethora of pratfalls, slamming doors aplenty, and backstage shenanigans, Ken Ludwig’s Moon Over Buffalo is a fast-paced, hilarious screwball comedy in the old tradition, a throwback farce, a valentine to the stage, and the larger-than-life personalities that inhabit the world of the theatre.

House at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Jan 5-21

House at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Jan 5-21

House
An original play by Daniel Johnston
Directed by Susan Brall
Assistant Director: Lori Bruun
Produced by Maureen Rogers

Friday January 5, 2018 through Sunday January 21, 2018
Matinee performances on January 7, January 14 and January 21 at 2:00 P.M.

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

House. debuted in 2016 at Howard Community College. It is written by Daniel Johnston, a member of the Howard County Arts Collective and was performed by that group.House. is based on the reality shows that appear all over television today. House. is a very funny satire with sharp and witty dialogue, clear and recognizable characters and enough mystery to keep the audience on edge. The plot is an imaginary reality show., most like Survivor or Big Brother.

Here is what the critics said: “Penned and directed by Daniel Johnston, House. tells the story of ten very different contestants participating in a “Big Brother”-style reality show for a one million dollar prize. House. is skillfully scripted and helmed, successfully breathing life into what could have been stock reality show archetypes.” -Kay-Megan Washington, March 12, 2016-DC Metro Theater Arts

Performances run weekends from Friday January 5, 2018 through Sunday January 21, 2018 with Friday and Saturday evening performances at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 for general admission. Admission for students (12 and under), active duty military and seniors (65 and over) is $15. Tickets can be purchased by clicking the link below. For further information, please call 301-617-9906 and press 2, or contact Maureen Rogers at maureencrogers@gmail.com or 301-452-2557.

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Auditions for You Can’t Take it With You at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Dec 2-7

Auditions for You Can’t Take it With You at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Dec 2-7

Laurel Mill Playhouse announces auditions for
You Can’t Take it With You
by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman
Directed by John Cusumano
Produced by Maureen Rogers

Auditions will be held on:
December 2, 2017 at 10:30 AM
December 4, 2017 at 7:30 PM
December 7, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Any questions Email: actpro1@live.com or maureencrogers@gmail.com!

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

Performances are scheduled to run from February 9, 2018 to March 4, 2018.

The Sycamores may seem mad, but if they are mad, the rest of the world is madder. See the hilarious mayhem when Tony, attractive young son of the Kirbys, falls in love with Alice Sycamore and brings his parents to dine at the Sycamore home on the wrong evening, the shock sustained by the Kirbys shows Alice that marriage with Tony is out of the question. Will love win out in the end? Find out in this delightful comedy.

For more information, including parts to be cast, see: https://laurelmillplayhouse.org/auditions.php

It’s a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Dec 1-17

It’s a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Dec 1-17

It’s A Wonderful Life A Live Radio Play
by Joe Landry
Directed by John D’Amato
Produced by Maureen Rogers

Friday December 1, 2017 through Sunday December 17, 2017
Matinee performances on December 3, 10 and 17 at 2:00 P.M.

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.

Performances run weekends from Friday December 1, 2017 through Sunday December 17, 2017 with Friday and Saturday evening performances at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 for general admission. Admission for students (12 and under), active duty military and seniors (65 and over) is $15. Tickets can be purchased by clicking the link below. For further information, please call 301-617-9906 and press 2, or contact Maureen Rogers at maureencrogers@gmail.com or 301-452-2557.

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To Kill a Mockingbird at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Oct 20-Nov 12

To Kill a Mockingbird at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Oct 20-Nov 12

To Kill a Mockingbird
Dramatized by Christopher Sergel. From the book by Harper Lee.
Directed by Jen Sizer
Produced by Maureen Rogers

Friday September 8, 2017 through Sunday October 1, 2017

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

Scout, a young girl in a quiet southern town and her brother, Jem, are being raised by their widowed father, Atticus, and by a strongminded housekeeper, Calpurnia. Atticus, a lawyer, taken on a legal defense that stirs the emotions of the entire town. Atticus fights his legal battle with a result that is part defeat, part triumph. As Atticus comes out of the courthouse, the deeply moved town minister tells Scout, “Stand up. Your father’s passing!”

Produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing. Performances run weekends from Friday October 20, 2017 through Sunday November 12, 2017 with Friday and Saturday evening performances at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 for general admission. Admission for students (12 and under), active duty military and seniors (65 and over) is $15. Tickets can be purchased by clicking the link below. For further information, please call 301-617-9906 and press 2, or contact Maureen Rogers at maureencrogers@gmail.com or 301-452-2557.

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