Troy Civic Theatre Auditions for “Maggie’s Boys”

Troy Civic Theatre is excited to present auditions for it’s 2018 Season Opener: Maggie’s Boys, a new work by local playwright Diane Doring, that will be held at 7:00pm on November 16th, 2017, and 2:00pm on November 18th, 2017 at the Arts Center of the Capital Region, 265 River Street, Troy.  The play takes place in Troy, in a lower-middle-class apartment in the early 1940s and raises issues of economic security, social standing, and romantic attachment.

Maggie’s Boys is a story about the power of love and family. The story takes place in 1940’s South Troy, NY. Maggie Bailey Santorelli struggles through poverty, illness, and a haunting trauma from her past to give her sons the best possible life she can create for them, with the help and friendship of Dr. Stephen Halloran, an old and very devoted love.

The roles:

Maggie                 Early 30s to mid 40s
Father Tracy       Similar to Maggie’s age
Desmond            Maggie’s son, mid-teens
Bailey                    Maggie’s son, late-teens
Jamie                    Maggie’s son, mid-teens
Joe                         Maggie’s husband, her age or older
Steven                  Maggie’s long-time admirer, her age
William                 Maggie’s former employer, mid 40s or older
Irene                     Wiliiam’s wife, approximately his age

Audition Dates: 7:00pm on November 16th, 2017 and 2:00pm on November 18th, 2017

Audition Location: The Black Box Theater at the Arts Center of the Capital Region

Cold readings will be provided for the purposes of auditions.

Show Dates:
Friday, March 23, 2018 – 7:30pm*
Saturday, March 24, 2018 – 7:30pm
Sunday, March 25, 2018 – 2:00pm*
Friday, March 30, 2018 – 7:30pm
Saturday, March 31st, 2018 – 7:30pm
Sunday, April 1st, 2018  – 2:00pm*
(*All Actors should be prepared to say for talk-back sessions following the performances on the 23rd, 25th, and April 1st.)

Show Location: The Black Box Theater at the Arts Center of the Capital Region

Rehearsals will begin in late January, approximately two months prior to the performance dates and will be approximately two hours, three or four times a week. The rehearsal schedule will be provided before the first rehearsal after conflict reconciliation. Any questions may be sent to the show’s director, Eric Washburn:  eewashburn@nycap.rr.com or info@troycivic.org.

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