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PG Players Auditions

PG Players to hold auditions for “Dear Ruth”


Pleasant Grove Players will be holding auditions for their Spring production of the hilarious comedy "Dear Ruth" on Tuesday, February 19, and Wednesday, February 20th, at 7:00pm –9:00pm.  Auditions will be held at the Keith Christeson Theater on the first floor of the PG Library (30 E. Center).  The audition will consist of cold reads from the script.  The role of Judge Harry Wilkins is precast. All other roles are available.  No appointment is needed.  This production will be directed by Howard and Kathryn Little.


Lt. William Seacroft, on leave from the Italian front, arrives at the New York home of Ruth Wilkins, with whom he has been corresponding.  Unbeknownst to both Ruth and Bill, Ruth's younger sister, Miriam, has been writing the letters and signing Ruth's name as part of a program to keep up soldiers' morale.  Although Ruth has just gotten engaged to a coworker, she agrees, for the sake of morale, to see Bill and pretend she wrote the letters -- which has unexpected results.


Needed are 4 adult men, ages 20-24, and 5 adult women, ages 15-60.


Character descriptions:
    Dora - the family maid - who has her moments of exasperation… with reason!
    Mrs. Edith Wilkins - Ruth and Miriam’s mother
    Miriam Wilkins - Ruth’s well meaning, but somewhat naive teenage sister
    Ruth Wilkins - recently engaged to Albert Kummer
    Lt. William Seawright - on leave from the Italian front and ready to marry his girl
    Albert Kummer - recently engaged to Ruth
    Martha Seawright - William’s feisty sister
    Sgt. Chuck Vincent - in love with Martha


Performance dates are April 19 – May 6 on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday evenings. There will also be a Saturday matinee on May 4.


Please call Kathryn Little at 801-836-8104 for more information.