Directed by Brian Wood
Plaza Suite is a Neil Simon comedy in three acts. Each act introduces us to a new set of characters; all of whom are staying in the same hotel suite at different times.
Fridays, Saturdays, and Mondays at 7:30pm
April 20 through May 12
Matinee on April 28 at 2:00 pm
Tuesday, February 6 and Wednesday, February 7 from 7 pm to 9 pm
You do not need to attend both days.
Auditions will be at the Heritage Theatre, 2505 S Highway 89, Perry, Utah
Those auditioning will be asked to read from the script.
Please bring a completed audition form, resume, a headshot, and a list of all potential conflict dates between February 20 and May 12.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or if you are unable to attend one of the scheduled audition dates.
Rehearsals will be Tuesday through Thursday at 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm beginning February 20. Saturday rehearsals will be from 10:00 am to noon beginning March 24. Saturday, April 14 will be several hours for a tech rehearsal/full run through. There will be a dress rehearsal each night April 16-19. Each act will be worked separately at first, so everyone will not be required for each rehearsal early on.
Plot & Characters (ages are suggestions)
Act 1 - Sam and Karen are revisiting their honeymoon suite in an attempt by Karen to bring the love back into their marriage. Her plan backfires as Karen learns that Sam is having an affair with his secretary, Jean.
Act 2 - Jesse is visiting New York and invites his old high school sweetheart, Muriel, to his hotel room. Jesse is a famous movie producer with a reputation as a lady’s man and Muriel is still the same small-town girl who married a local boy and had three kids. Muriel promised herself she is there only for a chat, while Jesse has another agenda.
Act 3 - Roy and Norma’s daughter, Mimsey, is getting married. Nerves have gotten the best of Mimsey and she has locked herself in the bathroom. Roy and Norma argue and plot different ways to get her out of the bathroom and walking down the aisle.
Karen | late 40's
A bit frumpy, not too concerned about getting older. She tries to put the romance back in her marriage.
Sam | late 40's to early 50's
Successful businessman. He diets, exercises, and does everything possible to stop the signs of aging. He’s been secretly having an affair with his secretary.
Jesse | late 30's to early 40's
Small town boy who made it big in Hollywood. He’s been married three times. He wants to meet up with Muriel who is unspoiled by the Hollywood scene.
Muriel | 30's
Small-town girl who has kept up on the Hollywood gossip about her ex-boyfriend, Jesse. She is both excited and scared to death at meeting him again.
Norma | 40's
Trying to hold it together on the day of her daughter’s wedding as she argues once again with her husband.
Roy | 40's
Has a temper. He’s saved for his little girl’s wedding and sees all the money going down the drain if he can’t get her out of the bathroom.
Bellhop/Waiter/Borden | 20's
These three parts will be played by the same male actor.
Jean/Mimsey | 20's
These two parts will be played by the same female actor.