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KEN LUDWIG’S LEADING LADIES – Main Stage

By Ken Ludwig

Directed by Lisa Howard-Welch
PERFORMANCE DATES:
Evening 8PM: October 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19 and Matinee 2PM: October 6, 13
AUDITION DATE: SATURDAY, July 27 - 2:00 P.M. / Main Stage
Scripts are available for perusal. Please call our box office at 904-261-6749.
If you have any questions please e-mail the director Lisa Howard-Welch - lisalhw@att.net

Auditions will consist of reading from the script.

CAST:
5 men, 2 woman
Meg Snider   F   30’s-40’s
Meg is vivacious and has a great sense of humour.  She loves Shakespeare and dreams of a bigger world beyond York PA. As the author says, “our play is all about Meg,” as she transforms from innocent obedience to self-confident woman.
Leo Clark   M   40’s
Shakespearean actor.  Falls in love with Meg. As Maxine: chic and flamboyant diva who commands all those around her.  Must be able to switch between genders and voices constantly. British Dialect.  Stage combat.
Jack Gable   M   40’s
Shakespearean actor.  As Stephanie: shy and demure at first, but eventually grows more comfortable with her feminine side. Loves Audrey.  Requires great comedic timing, physical humor.  British Dialect.  Stage Combat.
Audrey   F   20’s
An innocent girl that is kind and gullible.   Attractive  and good-natured. She is pursued both by Butch and Jack. Plays Sebastian in Twelfth Night. Roller skates.
Duncan   M   40’s-50’s
The local minister, he’s a good man at heart, but fussy, and lives in his own world. He is suspicious of Leo and Jack.
Florence   F   70’s
Meg’s aunt, she’s the richest woman in York. Florence is extremely crusty, has terrible eyesight, and is a tough old broad.
Doc Meyers   M   50’s-60’s
The country doctor, he’s a cantankerous, likeable curmudgeon.  He’s the Chief Moose in the local Moose Lodge.  Father to Butch. Plays Sir Toby in Twelfth Night scenes.
Butch Meyers   M   20’s
A former high school football star, Butch isn’t the brightest bulb, but he is earnest and sincere, with a good heart. Loves Audrey. Plays Sir Andrew in Steals the Twelfth Night scenes.

Synopsis
Comedy Two English actors learn a wealthy American woman is dying and looking for her lost family members. The two men cook up a perfect plan to pass themselves off as the missing kin and get the inheritance, discovering a little too late…the lost relatives are both women! PG-13.

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Amelia Community Theatre is a volunteer based, not for profit 501c3 corporation registered with the State of Florida. Auditions and participation are open to all.