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Auditions: Barn Theatre's 'Run For Your Wife'

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The Barn Theatre in Montville, New Jersey continues its 86th Season by holding open auditions on Sunday January 12 and Monday January 13, 2014 for its upcoming production of "Run For Your Wife", written by Ray Cooney and directed by Chris Mortenson.

Sunday, January 12, 2014 6:00 - 9:00pm
Monday, January 13, 2014 7:00 - 10:00pm
Callback (if needed) Wednesday, January 15, 2014 6:30pm (by invitation only)

March 14, 2014 - April 05, 2014 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays)

Run For Your Wife had a highly successful nine year run in the West End—a superb example of the classic British farce—this comedy had audiences rolling in the aisles in London and New York! John Smith is a taxi cab driver getting away with having two wives in two different areas of London because of his irregular working schedule. His life gets turned upside down when a chance hospital visit brings his two lives crashing together, complicated by a nosey neighbor and two suspicious inspectors.


(2 women, 6 men)

MARY SMITH: Female, mid 20's to 30's, an attractive young woman and wife to JOHN.

BARBARA SMITH: Female, mid 20's to 30's, an attractive young woman and wife to JOHN.

JOHN SMITH: Male, 30's to 40's, An ordinary looking man who's appearance belies his eccentricity.

STANLEY GARDNER: Male, 30's to 40's, A bright fellow whose "brightness" is only skin deep. Upstairs neighbor to JOHN and MARY

BOBBY FRANKLIN: Male, 40's or older, An overly flamboyant dress designer. Upstairs neighbor to JOHN and BARBARA.

DETECTIVE SERGEANT TROUGHTON: Male, mid 20's to 30's, A slightly severe young officer of the law

DETECTIVE SERGEANT PORTERHOUSE: Male, 30's to 40's, A slightly dim witted middle aged officer of the law.

NEWSPAPER REPORTER: Male, 20's to 30's, an eager young man whose not quite in the best shape.

All characters are of an extreme comic nature, spot on comic timing is a huge plus. English accent also a big plus.

Actors are asked to arrive to sign in within the first hour of the audition start time. All roles are available. Casting is open, and newcomers are especially welcomed. Crew and other volunteers are also needed for the event. If interested, please contact .

The Barn Theatre is located at 32 Skyline Drive in Montville, NJ, just minutes off Route 287 (Exit 47). For more information or directions, call 973-334-9320 ext. 5, or


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