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February 14th, 7:00 pm                                      Callbacks Monday, Feb. 15 at 7 pm

Chautauqua Playhouse Stage


The Chautauqua Playhouse presents Dead Man's Cell Phone by Sarah Ruhl, directed by David Blue Garrison. The production runs April 15th - May 15th with rehearsals beginning late February. 


Jean takes the mobile phone of a stranger, Gordon Gottlieb, who she has seen in a cafe. She has taken the phone because it is ringing and the man does not answer it--he is dead. She goes on to answer his phone and talk to his relatives, including his mother, his estranged wife, a mysterious mistress, and a brother. Jean also finds out that Gordon was involved in the sale of a kidney.


The cast is as follows: characters (in order of appearance):

1) a dead man, Gordon
2) a woman, Jean
3) the Other Woman/also plays the stranger. Has an accent.
4) Gordon’s widow, Hermia
5) Gordon’s mother, Mrs. Gottlieb
6) Gordon’s brother, Dwight


Please bring a head shot and resume to the auditions! If you cannot make this particular date for auditions, send an inquiry to Sides can also be obtained by emailing as well.