Ghent Playhouse Announces Auditions for “Clever Little Lies”

The Ghent Playhouse announces auditions for its winter production of Joe DiPietro’s dramedy, Clever Little Lies, to be directed by Cathy Lee-Visscher.

 AUDITIONS:             Tuesday, November 7 and Wednesday, November 8, 2017

                                    Sign-in at 7:00 p.m. – Auditions will begin at 7:15 p.m.

 LOCATION:               The Ghent Playhouse, 6 Town Hall Place (adjacent to the Ghent Firehouse off Route 66), Ghent, NY

 PERFORMANCES:  January 19 – February 4, 2018

                                Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 p.m.

                                 Sunday Matinees at 2:00 p.m.

REHEARSALS:       Rehearsals will begin after Thanksgiving and will be based on the availability of those chosen for the production.  Those interested in auditioning are asked to be as specific as possible in listing any and all conflicts.

 THE STORY:            When Alice notices her husband on edge, after he returns home from playing tennis with their son, she becomes suspicious, then determined to get to the bottom of things.  When their son and daughter-in-law arrive for drinks and dessert, with their new baby in tow, chaos ensues as Alice digs for the truth, resulting in even more honesty than anyone expected. A story of long-term love and marriage… for better… and for worse.

 THE CHARACTERS:

 ALICE (mid 50’s – early 60’s) – A housewife-turned bookseller, married to Bill, Sr.

 BILL, SR. (mid 50’s – early 60’s) – A lawyer; keeps in shape; is very close to his son

 BILLY (mid-late 30’s) – Also a lawyer; having an extra-marital affair with his 23 year-old personal trainer.

 JANE (mid-late 30’s) – Billy’s wife; an editor on maternity leave with her first child

 CASTING INFO:      if you are younger or older than the ages listed for the characters, but feel you can portray that age, please do not hesitate to audition. Those auditioning will be asked to read specific scenes from the script.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT THE DIRECTOR AT (518) 755-9278.

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