Moon Over Buffalo
written by Ken Ludwig
Audition Dates: Novemebr 27 & 28, 2017; 7:30pm
Hood Street Art Center
Please prepare 1 minute comedic monologue
Director: Stacy Morris
Asst Director: Noah Kirby
In this madcap comedy set in 1953, George & Charlotte
Hay are on tour in Buffalo, NY with a repertory consisting
of Cyrano De Bergerac “revised, one nostril version”
and Noel Coward’s Private Lives. Fate has given
these thespians one more shot at starring roles in The
Scarlet Pimpernel epic with director Frank Capra himself
en route to catch their matinee performance. Hilarity
ensues when misunderstandings pile on madcap misadventures.
A jilted lover, a drunken actor & an opportunistic
proposal are just a few things that keep the laughs
Charlotte Hay: Age range 40-50 Experienced actress,
been long in the theater hoping for her break into the
movies. This was written for Carol Burnett originally,
think great comedic timing.
George Hay: Age range 40-50 Charlotte’s Husband,
larger than life actor. Always acting looking for his
Rosalind: Age range 20-30 George & Charlottes’
daughter. Young, bright, attractive. Was in the theater
but left to lead a “normal” life.
Ethel: Age range late 60’s-70Grandmother, resident
seamstress. Very hard of hearing. Keeps it all together.
Paul: Age range 20-30 Use to date Rosalind. Handsome
and fit. Also an actor with the repertory
Howard: Age range 20-30 Rosalind’s shy but good
Eileen: Age range early 20’s Young actress hired
by the group to play all the young parts in the show.
Richard: Age range 40-50 Lawyer friend of Charlotte
& George. In love with Charlotte
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