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BRING: Headshot/Acting resume

R.S.V.P. to: info@petalumaradioplayers.com
no later than 24 hours before the audition. 
In your email's Subj. line please write: 
'AUDITION R.S.V.P.' In your email, include only 
your full name, email address, and phone number. 

NOTE: In most cases, our auditions are cold reads. 
            You will receive the script at the audition.

OTHER THAN CONFIRMING YOUR INTENDED ATTENDANCE VIA THE EMAIL ABOVE, PLEASE DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CONTACT THE PRODUCER, ASSOCIATE PRODUCER, OR THE DIRECTOR BY PHONE OR EMAIL REGARDING THE AUDITIONS. INQUIRIES REGARDING THE AUDITION, INCLUDING TIMES, LOCATION, WHAT TO BRING, WHEN YOU'LL RECEIVE SCRIPTS, AND WHERE TO PARK WILL NOT BE RETURNED. EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THIS AUDITION APPEARS ABOVE. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING! :)

THURSDAY, November 1st, 2018; 7-9 p.m. (PT)

The Petaluma Radio Players present their holiday show:

     'HOLMES...ALONE!'


Playing and recording LIVE ON STAGE at Hotel Petaluma's 'Goldman Ballroom' Thursday, Friday, Saturday; Dec. 13, 14, 15, 2018

The plays:

'PSYCHO SANTA' by Vivian C. Lermond [Fully Cast]

'THE MISADVENTURE OF THE MALEVOLENT MATHEMATICIAN'
by UK playwright, Vince Stadon

'THE MISADVENTURE OF THE DEVIL'S WHISPER'
by UK playwright, Vince Stadon

('Psycho Santa' is fully cast.) As many actors from the Company will be reprising their roles, quite a few of the characters in 'The Misadventure of the Malevolent Mathematician' and a few of the characters in 'The Misadventure of the Devil's Whisper' have been cast.  However, there are still many roles to be cast.  So we encourage you to turn out and audition. These are very high quality scripts that are over-the-top funny! And we play to three nights of S.R.O. audiences every year. 


 RECENT AUDITIONS (not a complete list)

'The Sum of Your Experience' 
by Trace Crawford

SUMMARY: 
A man confronts a mugger but refuses to give up the one 
thing he doesn't hold dear...his own self.

​PLAYWRIGHT BIO:
Trace's plays have been published in six collections and produced in NYC, LA, Chicago, London, Edinburgh, throughout most the US and on a total six continents - Antarctica remains elusive. A member of the Dramatists Guild, his horror-comedy screenplay Dead (Re)Tired has received honors from 25 competitions and festivals including the Nashville Film Festival. Trace's book, Absolutely Everything** You Need to Know about Teaching and Performing Improv is available on Amazon in paperback or for Kindle. He lives with his beautiful wife and son in Ohio. www.tracecrawford.com 

​CHARACTERS:
Thief -- Male or Female, probably mid to late 30s.
Man -- Male in his late 30s to early 50s

​THE PLAY'S SETTING:
A metropolitan street corner at night. 

THE PLAY'S TIME:
​The Present


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THURSDAY, JULY 5th, 2018; 7-8 p.m. (PT)

​The Petaluma Radio Players are auditioning a new play:

'You’re Right—I’m Dead' 
by Peter Marino & Tom Ecobelli

SUMMARY: 
In this doctor's office turned upside down by
the toughest patient who's ever lived, we're left 
to wonder who's examining whom? 

​PLAYWRIGHT BIO:
(coming soon)


​CHARACTERS:
GRANDMA MARY PESCEFUNGO (Pesh-uh-fun'-go) A ninety-three-year-old Italian. A demanding matriarch with wild mood swings from violent hatred to intense loyalty and love. Can be played by a man or a woman.

ANTHONY DEFICIENTE (Duh-fish-ee-en'-tay) GRANDMA's virgin grandson and primary
care giver. An overweight, success challenged, gay man. (late 30's)

DOCTOR GOLDSTEIN Handsome, serious, young doctor.

BERNADETTE Impatient, bald and overworked.


​THE PLAY'S SETTING:
Doctor's office examination room.

THE PLAY'S TIME:
​The Present


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THURSDAY, JUNE 21st, 2018; 7-9 p.m.

​'CHEKHOV's REVENGE' by Roy Proctor

SUMMARY: 
A dark one-act radio play based on the short stories off Anton Chechov that captures the flavor of Chekhov without all the mess. 



PLAYWRIGHT BIO:
Roy Proctor wrote his first play in 2012 after retiring from a 
30-year career as the staff theater critic on the two daily 
newspapers in Richmond, Va. Since then, he has completed 89 short plays that have been fully produced, accorded staged readings and/or produced as podcasts more than 200 times in 23 American states and in 10 countries on four continents. His plays have been produced on the stage in an arc extending from Los Angeles to Chicago, New York, London, Stuttgart. Bangalore, Misawa (Japan) and Sydney. Proctor writes all kind of plays, but specializes in short-play adaptations of classic short stories in the public domain, especially stories by Anton Chekhov. He lives in Richmond and is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America.


​CHARACTERS:
Host 

Scene 1: Settling the Score
FYODOR FYODOROVITCH SIGAEV, 30ish, fit, frazzled
SHOPKEEPER, any adult age, Frenchified, eager to please, both obsequious and snooty 

Scene 2: The Hussy
NIKOLAY PETROVITCH KOLPAKOV, an upper-level government bureaucrat; late-40ish
PASHA, his mistress, slightly younger, a perpetual chorus girl 
OLGA, his wife, younger and beautiful


THE PLAY'S SETTING:
Scene 1: A gun shop in a provincial city 
Scene 2: The living room of a modest villa in the Crimea


THE PLAY'S TIME:
Late 19th Century

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THURSDAY, MAY 31st, 2018; 7-9 p.m. (PT)

​The Petaluma Radio Players are auditioning two (2) plays:

THE FIRST PLAY: 
​'PSYCHO SANTA?' by Vivian C. Lermond

SUMMARY: 
​Delusion and illusion hit a Christmas Eve cross-current, and Santa must face off with his conflicted reality.

PLAYWRIGHT BIO:
Vivian is an award-winning playwright who has penned 36 one-act plays that have entertained audiences in the US, Mexico, England and Scotland. Her full-length drama/comedy, 'Back to Bethlehem (PA)', premiered Off-Broadway in 2006 at the Manhattan Theatre Club. In addition to her stage plays, Vivian has also written two full length screenplays that were awarded first place in two highly competitive screenwriting contests. Vivian has taught playwriting at a local college and has facilitated playwriting workshops at writing conferences. She is currently Executive Story Editor for Gallagher Literary, an LA talent management company, where she evaluates pitches and screenplay submissions. She also freelances for afilmwriter.com, where she is a script analysis specialist for stage plays. Vivian has been a proud member of The Dramatists Guild since 1998.


​CHARACTERS:
SAUL ROSENBLUM - a patient, dressed in a Santa suit
DOCTOR K - middle-aged or older
DOCTOR RAMOS - female, any age​

THE PLAY'S SETTING:
A doctor's office in a psychiatric clinic. 

​THE PLAY'S TIME:
Christmas Eve

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THE SECOND PLAY: 
​'NOT HERE YET' by William Ivor Fowkes

SUMMARY: 
A woman greeting passengers who are rushing to catch their respective subway trains is challenged for her particular square-yard of cement real estate by another woman who has moved in on her turf. Whose turf is it anyway?

PLAYWRIGHT BIO:
​William Ivor Fowkes is a playwright and author based in New York and Connecticut. He has been a FINALIST for the Reva Shiner Comedy Award and the W.Keith Hedrick Playwriting Contest and a SEMIFINALIST for the Playwrights First Award, the Promising Playwright Award, and the Princess Grace Playwriting Award. His plays have been presented in 14 states. Several have been published. For more information about the playwright and his works, please see my website, www.williamivorfowkes.com.

​CHARACTERS:
ELEANOR: A woman of indeterminate age. Well educated,
articulate, and sensitive. A lonely woman.

CHARLENE: A woman of indeterminate age. Scrappy and full of
personality. A survivor.

RICHARD: A businessman of indeterminate age. Superior in
attitude and bearing. A confident man.

VOICES of various passersby.

SETTING:
One summer afternoon.

THE PLAY'S SETTING:
The entrance to a subway station in a sunken plaza in midtown
Manhattan.

​THE PLAY'S TIME:
Present
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Thursday, May 10th, 2018
7-9 p.m. (PT)

THE PLAYS: 

'THE MISADVENTURE OF THE MALEVOLENT MATHEMATICIAN' 
by Vince Stadon

and

'THE MISADVENTURE OF THE INJUDICIOUS JURIST'
by Vince Stadon

The latest installments from the portfolio of 'The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes' comedies, three of which were first recorded live-on-stage December, 2017 during the Petaluma Radio Players 'Holmes for the Holidays' radio theatre show at Hotel Petaluma.

PLAYWRIGHT BIO:
U.K. playwright, Vince Stadon, has graced the airways of the Petaluma Radio Players live-on-stage and recorded broadcasts since December 2017. His collection of comedies have been performed on stage at cities throughout the world. Most recently, Petaluma, California and somewhere in Mississippi.


'THE MISADVENTURE OF THE MALEVOLENT MATHEMATICIAN' 

SUMMARY (in Doctor John Watson's own words):
Summer; 1895. Following the events of 'The Substitute Secretary', Lord Salisbury regains office of Prime Minister; H.G. Wells publishes "The Time Machine"; The Lumiere brothers hold public film exhibitions in London and Paris; Rontgen discovers X-rays; Gillette invents the safety razor; the Sino-Japanese War breaks out...and Mr. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John H. Watson have lodged together, as friends and companions, for eleven years. Eleven long years. Tempers are beginning to fray.


CHARACTERS:
Mr. Sherlock Holmes
Doctor John H. Watson
Mrs. Hudson
Miss Violet Spedding
Professor Jake Moriarty
Professor Moriarty
Inspector Lestrade
Stamford
Receptionist
Reverend
Barman

THE PLAY'S SETTING:
London 

THE PLAY'S TIME:
Summer; 1895
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'THE MISADVENTURE OF THE INJUDICIOUS JURIST'

SUMMARY (not available)


CHARACTERS:
Mr Sherlock Holmes
Dr John H. Watson 
Inspector Tobias Gregson
Miss Georgina Arrowsmith
Mr Samuel Dallimore:
Henry Gaisford Gibbs Ludlow
Mrs Hudson 
Emma Arrowsmith
Sergeant Major
Reporter
Clerk of Court
Newspaper Boy
Man
2nd Man
Woman
Constable Cribb


AUDITION LOCATION:

CUSTOM COSTUMES STUDIOS
927 Petaluma Blvd., Petaluma, CA

PARKING: Across the street at the Lucky's Supermarket.
Please take cautions crossing the street back 
to Custom Costumes.

ENTRANCE: First door on far right of 
one-story, multi-store store front.

AUDITION LOCATION:

CAMERON + COMPANY
149 Kentucky Street, Suite 7, Petaluma, CA 94952​
(above McGuire's Pub)

PARKING: Anywhere on Kentucky or in the FREE 3-story municipal garage on Keller Street. Walk out the Kentucky exit and turn left.

ENTRANCE to Cameron + Company: 
Door and long staircase to the right of McGuire's Pub