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Auditions for On Golden Pond at HART

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  • carrieboatwright
    HART is holding auditions for Ernest Thompson s On Golden Pond, directed by Carrie Boatwright. · When: Feb. 12th, 1-3pm and 13th, 5-7pm (Sat. and
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      HART is holding auditions for Ernest Thompson's On Golden Pond, directed by Carrie Boatwright.

      ·         When:  Feb. 12th, 1-3pm and 13th, 5-7pm  (Sat. and Sun.)

      ·         Where:  Pythian's Building, 151 SE 2nd Ave. , Hillsboro , OR 97123

      ·         What:  Auditions will consist of cold readings, resumes encouraged.

      ·         Who:  Norman Thayer- old codger, 60++

      Ethel Thayer, his wife and perfect counter-balance, 55++

      Chelsea Thayer Wayne, their daughter, 35ish

      Charlie Martin, local postman in love w/ Chelsea , 40ish

      Bill Ray, Chelsea 's new flame, 40ish

      Billy Ray, Bill's son, sullen preteen.

      Welcome to the cabin of Norman and Ethel Thayer. They have returned to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year. He is a retired professor, nearing eighty, with heart palpitations and a failing memory- but still as tart-tongued, observant and eager for life as ever. Ethel, ten years younger, and the perfect foil for Norman , delights in all the small things that enrich their long life together. They are visited by their divorced, middle-aged daughter and her fiance', who then go to Europe , leaving his teenage son behind for the summer. The boy quickly becomes the "grandchild" the elderly couple have longed for and shows Norman he still has a few things to learn. Join us on the Pond, to glimpse the sometimes choppy waters of facing one's own Autumn beside those we love and still struggle to understand.  Contains some adult language and themes.

      Rehearsals will begin Sat. March 12th, performances run May 6th-29th. For further info, or to arrange an alternate audition date, please contact the director at dartistic@....

      HART

      185 SE Washington St.

      Hillsboro, OR 97123

      503.693.7815

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