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Chautauqua Playhouse production of

"Calendar Girls" by Tim Firth, directed by Maggie Adair Upton. co-directed by Janice Hoberg


Production dates June 2 - July 3, 2016

Rehearsals begin early April, generally Monday-Thursday evenings, weekends as available. Auditions will be Dec 6 & 13 at 7:00 pm.


(Note: actors will be required to be discreetly nude onstage. English accent will be dusted on)

Chris: 50's; charismatic leader of group, best friends with Annie

Annie: 50's; genuine, heartfelt, practical, calming influence.

Cora: 40-ish; deadpan humor. Plays piano & sings.

Jessie: 60's-70's. A teacher in every way, unapologetically.

Celia: 35-50. Snappy dresser, improbable friend of Jessie.

Ruth: 40's. 'Grows' the most, from emotionally abused to self-confident.

Marie: 50's. Being in charge is a defense mechanism.

[Note: the following roles will be assigned crew positions during performances.]

John: 50's. Annie's loving husband-Has incurable cancer. The kind you always want to love.

Rod: 50's. Chris' husband. He loves and puts up with Chris; reveres John.

Lawrence: late 20's. Shy young photographer. Sense of humor.

Lady Cravenshire: 60's. Patronizing. Must Make An Entrance.

(part doubled with Brenda. 60's matron)

Elaine: 20's. Make-up artist; paramour of Eddy.

Liam: late 20's. Photog for commercials; doesn't enjoy it.


For more info, call Maggie Upton at 916.501.9448