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Audition Announcements:

What: Southern Fried Funeral (Play, Comedy)

When: Saturday, August 13th, from Noon to 3pm

Where: Rehearsal Space, Building B, Worthington Civic Center

 

Auditions are open to all, southern accent is encouraged. Rehearsals will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30-8:30pm. Show dates are October 21st and 22nd at 7:30pm, and October 23rd at 2pm. 

 

Synopsis: Dewey Frye is dead and the rest of his family is left to pick up the pieces - that is if they don't kill each other first. Not only does matriarchc Dorothy have to conted with sudden widowhood, but she's also faced with church-committee harpy Ozella Meeks sticking her nose in the family business, Dewey's snake-in-the-grass brother making a grab for her house, and two grown daughters reliving their childhood rivarly. Funerals bring out the worst, the best, and the funniest in people, and the Fryes are no exception. A big-hearted comedy about family -- Southern-style. 

 

Characters:

Dorothy Frye, 50s/60s, Dewey's widow and the matriarch of the family

 

Sammy Jo Frye-Lefette, 30s, the middle child and future president of the Junior League

 

Harlene Frye, 30s/40s, the oldest child and prodigal daughter

 

Dewey Frye Junior, 20s, the youngest child andd not the brightest bulb

 

Dub Frye, 50s/60s, Dorothy's brother-in-law

 

Atticus Van Leer, 30s/40s. family lawyer and on-again off-again love interest of Harlene

 

Beecham Lefette, Sammy Jo's husband

 

Martha Ann Fox, 50s/60s, Dorothy's best friend

 

Fairy June Cooper, 50s/60s, friend of Dorothy and Martha Ann since high school

 

Benny Charles Greenwood, 50s/60s, best friend of Dewey Frye Sr

 

Ozella Meeks, 60s/70s, chairwoman of the SonShine Committee at the church - a position she doesn't take lightly

 

**Ages may be adjusted as needed. **

For any specific questions about auditions not addressed above, please email the theater at info@armstrongcommunitytheater.org and include "auditions" in your email subject. 

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Armstrong Community Theater

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 235

Kittanning, PA 16201

Phone:  724-297-3228 724-297-3228

 

Rehearsal Space Address:

214 East Main Street,

Basement of Building B

Worthington, PA 16262
 

E-mail: info@armstrongcommunitytheater.org

 

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