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  • Visiting Mr. Green


By Jeff Baron

Directed By
Annette Trossbach

Performance Dates:

April 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 at 8pm

April 22, 28, 29 at 2PM

Having almost hit 86-year-old widower, Mr. Green, Ross Gardiner (a young executive in the corporate world) is charged with reckless driving. He must now complete a form of community service visit Mr. Green every week for the next six months. Though both men are quick to resent these forced visits, their conversations soon reveal family secrets and past hardships. A story of acceptance and open-mindedness, replete with charm and poignancy.

"...this is a two-person gem." - Denver Post

There is a level of intelligence and compassionate understanding here which exceeds what we expect to find in the category of sentimental comedy entertainments... - Talkin' Broadway


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2018-2019 Season Tickets

Tickets for the 2018-2019 season will go on sale on April 1st

Those shows include:

Anna in the Tropics
Hand to God
Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and then some)
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
And the Winner Is...

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Summer Season Shows

Hush Up, Sweet Charlotte

June 1, 2, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, July 1

Friday and Saturday performances are at 8pm, Sundays are at 2pm

Summer Camp:
Evil Dead, The Musical

Camp times: 8:30am to 4pm

Dates: July 2-6, 9-13, 16-20

Performances dates/time:

July 19, 20, 21 at 8pm, July 21, 22 at 2pm

It's Only a Play

August 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26

Fridays and Saturday performances are at 8pm, Sundays are at 2pm


On Saturday, April 21 at 11am, The Laboratory Theater of Florida will have open auditions for its summer camp, featuring Evil
Dead: The Musical (the high school version). We are looking for high school students (14-18 years old) both on- and
offstage who are seeking to learn more about all aspects of putting together a musical.

The Laboratory Theater Summer Camp will $500 for three full weeks, 9am-4pm, with 15 minutes before and at the end of each day for drop off and pick up.

Camp dates are July 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20th. This equals three weeks of camp.

There will be 5 performances of Evil Dead: The Musical on July 19, 20, 21 at 8pm and July 21 and 22 at 2pm.

These three weeks will be filled with fun activities ranging from acting,
singing, theater makeup, special effects makeup, lighting, set design, staging, stage managing and more! No matter what your interest in the theater is, there is something for you. After all, no
one’s education is complete without the theater.
If you’re auditioning for a stage role:

Please prepare sixteen bars of a song of your choice from a pop/rock musical in your vocal
range (bring a backup CD) and a 30-60 seconds long comedic monologue. Callbacks will be held the same day (at 3pm). You will be asked to sing a song from the show, read sides with another character, and take part in a mini dance audition.

***If you are interested in participating in the camp, but do not feel comfortable acting/singing in front of others, please still come to auditions! We are looking for actors to fill small doubled non- singing roles, as well as set/prop designers, costume/hair/makeup designers, stage managers,
and light/sound designers! If you come for crew, please expect to answer questions such as prior experience in theater and leadership.***

Ash: Male, baritone
Cheryl: Female, alto
Annie: Female, alto
Linda: Female, soprano
Scott: Male, tenor
Ed: Male, bass
Jake: Male, baritone
Five Roles: Any gender, many non-singing
Stage Manager:

On Saturday, May 5th at 1 p.m. we will have open auditions for “It’s Only a Play” by Terrence McNally

directed by Scott Carpenter.

The production will begin evening and weekend rehearsals at the end of June and the month of July. The play opens on August 3rd and closes on August 26th.

Callbacks will be on Monday May 7th at 7pm as needed.

A wealthy first-time Broadway producer, Julia Budder, is throwing an opening night party for The Golden Egg at her luxurious Manhattan home. The playwright, Peter Austin, is joined by the director, a lead actor, and assorted friends and hangers-on (including a critic) as they nervously wait for the late-night reviews printed in the newspapers. As they wait, they gossip and name-drop celebrities who are in attendance and chat about their respective theater experiences. Virginia Noyes, the star of the show, is taking drugs. James Wicker, an old friend of the playwright, is now a successful TV actor who turned down the lead in the play, and is relieved and secretly thrilled about the bad reviews that arrive. And, although Ira Drew is a theater critic, he is very critical of the theater because he has no talent to actually participate, despite his secretly writing plays. Not discouraged by the bad reviews for The Golden Egg, the assembled parties eagerly make plans for their next play, which they know will be a hit.

This play contains adult language

No monologues required. Script sides will be provided.

All Ethnicities

Julia Budder: (Female 30s and up)
a first-time producer of the Broadway play The Golden Egg

Peter Austin: (Male 30s and up)
the nervous playwright

James Wicker: (Male 30s and up)
an egotistical but insecure comic actor who passed up a chance to star in the play for a television series

Virginia Noyes: (Female 30s and up)
a dissolute, bawdy, experienced star of the play; she wears an ankle monitor and drinks and snorts cocaine throughout

Frank Finger: (Male 20s)
the young, egomaniacal, "genius" British director

Ira Drew: (Male 30s and up)
an insecure theater critic, who secretly yearns to be a playwright

Gus: (Male 20s)
temporary help who checks the coats and hats but has aspirations for a Broadway career


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