Auditions July 20th for our fall show, “Old Ringers”

The 2nd Act Players will be holding auditions Saturday, July 20th for its fall production of Joe Simonelli’s Old Ringers, a humorous look at coping with the financial strains that come up in our senior years.

Auditions will take place from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Northminster Presbyterian Church, 2515 Central Park Avenue, Evanston, where the 2nd Act Players also perform.

Callbacks will be Monday evening, July 22, 7-10 p.m.

Roles we will be auditioning for are:

50-65. Female. Retired mother of Amanda. Imaginative, Crafty, Leader of the pack. She is a risk-taker and very comfortable with sexual-side. Any race or ethnicity.

65+. Female. Bad hip from replacement. Former smoker. Wise elder of the group. At the sunset of her life. Any race or ethnicity.

45-60. Female. Trampy and loose. Tries to look younger than she is by dressing provocatively. A light-hearted jokester. Any race or ethnicity.

45-65 Female. Sweet and Naïve. Spacey and reserved. She has a hidden wild and sexual side. Any race or ethnicity.

25-35. Female. Daughter of Diane. Hyper-righteous and judgmental of others. Sticks to her guns and up for a challenge. Competitive and domineering. Any race of ethnicity.

Those coming to audition should prepare one comedic monologue no longer than one minute as well as a celebrity impression. Sides will be provided for a cold reading as well.

To request an audition time slot, simply click here to go to our audition sign-up page.

The 2nd Act Players encourages actors of any race, gender expression, or sexual identity to audition. This production contains some light sexual content and language.

The rehearsal and performance schedule for the show:

9, 10, 11                Rehearsals (7-10 p.m. each evening)
16, 17, 18             Rehearsals
23, 24, 25             Rehearsals
30                       Rehearsals

1, 2                     Rehearsals
7, 8, 9                  Rehearsals
14, 15, 16             Rehearsals
21, 22, 23             Rehearsals
28, 29, 30, 31      Rehearsals

1                        Tech night
2, 3                     Shows (Saturdays at 7, Sundays at 3)
9, 10                    Shows
16, 17                   Shows

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