Director ED BASSETT Stage Manager Amber Lynn Dunphy
Production Dates: Saturday, Feb 10, 2018 | 8PM Sunday, Feb 11, 2017 | 3PM
Friday, Feb 16, 2018 | 8PM Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 | 8PM Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 | 3PM
Friday, Feb 23, 2018 | 8PM Saturday, Feb 24, 2018 | 8PM
Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 7:00-9:00pm Monday, November 6, 2017 from 7:00-9:00pm
Open auditions will be held at the theater located at 133 Main Street in Oakville, CT. No appointments are necessary and actors of all ages and ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to attend.
We are seeking 3 men and 2 women for the following roles: Henry Lowenthal, a philosophy professor Polly Lowenthal, Henry's wife Edith Wilshire, a philosophy professor Melvin McMullen, a student Dave DeVito, a police lieutenant
ABOUT THE SHOW Henry Lowenthal, after a long tenure as professor of philosophy at a small western college, is looking forward to being appointed to an endowed chair so he and his wife can enjoy their golden years with honor and dignity. But their plans are given a rude jolt when his successor, a vindictive and ruthlessly ambitious young woman, informs him that she is not recommending him for the chair—an act of such calculated cruelty that the usually gentle professor seizes a bust of Socrates and strikes his tormentor a fatal blow. Thereafter, as Henry and his wife plot a foolproof way to dispose of the body, complications arise in the form of a rather sinister young student who is about to flunk out of school (unless his grade is changed) and who happened to witness the professor’s violent action. Add in a suspicious police lieutenant and you have all the ingredients for a series of suspenseful, unexpected and frequently funny developments, leading to a denouement that will catch everyone by surprise.