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TOPHER PAYNE's "PERFECT ARRANGEMENT"

It’s 1950, during the red-hunting McCarthy era, and Bob and Norma, two U.S. State Department employees, have the “perfect arrangement” to keep their gay identities a secret; by marrying each other’s partners as a cover to keep their jobs. Their lifestyles are threatened when they get a new assignment—to seek out sexual deviants within their ranks. 

The gay couples occupy adjacent homes, connected by an open closet, which lets them switch places as needed, and the need arises when the stuffy government boss visits with his wife. The boss’s ditzy wife wants to be friends and a former lover of one of the ladies turns up to further complicate things. Will they be able to keep up their rouse and avoid suspicion? And what or who are they willing to sacrifice along the way?

Week 1: April 22, 23, 24

Week 2: April 29, 30, May 1

Week 3: May 6, 7 ,8

 

Friday & Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm

Monday, January 31st from 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
 
Reserve your audition spot via SignUp Genius at the link below!

Auditions and performances are held at the Heritage Center, 635 Delmorr Ave, Morrisville, PA 19067

As we continue to address COVID, we want to note that there are a few intimate scenes in the play requiring kissing.
 
To assure the health and safety of everyone involved in the production, all actors and production staff
must be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and will be required to show their vaccination card at the time of audition.
 
Please make sure you bring your vaccination card and wear a mask (except when you are onstage) or you will not be permitted to enter the theatre.

All listed roles are open and unpaid. ALL AGES, BODY TYPES, ETHNICITIES, AND GENDER IDENTITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO AUDITION! The genders listed are those associated with the character, and the age range is a suggestion for how the character is played, not necessarily how old the actor must be. Members of the LGBTQ+ community are encouraged to audition!

If you have a monologue, you are welcome to perform it. Otherwise, readings will be given from the script at the audition. Bring a resume and headshot, if you have them. Be prepared to list ALL CONFLICTS between January 31 and April 22.
 
If you have questions or need more information, email Hayley Rubins-Topoleski at hayley@actorsnebucks.org.

CHARACTER LIST

Bob Martindale (late 20s – early 40s)

A WWII veteran, reserved. A bit bookish but a solid
man’s man. Good-humored and well-mannered.

Jim Baxter (20s-30s)

A prankster type, always ready with a comeback. A high school teacher with lots of energy. A little wired, good with a plan.

Theodore Sunderson (late 40s – early 60s)

The boss. Bombastic, loud, a bit overbearing. A patriotic windbag.

Kitty Sunderson (late 40s – early 60s)

Ted’s wife. Legitimately ditzy. Her brain seems to work on a totally different wavelength than the rest of the world. Very sweet and very genuine. Just doesn’t quite “get it

Barbara Grant (late 30s – 40s)

A formidable opponent. No-nonsense; beautiful, brilliant, a little scary.