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To audition for any of the plays below, show up at the designated time to the

Americana Room at the Mulberry Grove Rec Center and fill out form.  

The auditions consist of cold readings from the script. 


 Please Apply prior to Auditions by clicking the button below!




 by Paul Pastore

Directed by Joyce Schenk

Performances: October 18 - 21, 2024 at 7 pm

Audition dates:   May 4 at 1:30 pm and May 6  at 2 pm

Read Thru date: TBA

Rehearsals start:  Monday, 8/5 from 2:00 to 4:50 pm and then Mondays - 2 to 4:50 pm, Tuesdays, 8/20, 

8/27, 10/8, 10/15 from 11:00 am to 12:50 pm, Fridays from 12:30 to 4:50 pm (no rehearsal

9/27 because of maintenance) and Saturdays 8/17, 8/31, 9/21 from 1:30 to 4:50 pm, 9/28 from 5:00 to 

8:20 pm.

Set building:  10/5 from 1:30 to 8:50 pm, and10/6 from 4:30 to 7:50 pm

Light + Sound tech rehearsal: Wednesday 10/9 from 4:30 to 9:50 pm

Dress : Sunday 10/13 from 4:30 to 9:20 pm

Dress :  Wednesday 10/16 from 4:30 to 9:50 pm

Set Strike: Tuesday 10/22 starting at 10:30 am

Cast Party: Friday, 10/25 from 1:00 to 4:30 pm or in the evening at Barb Peterson's

Full play - Full set and body microphones:   Cast consists of 4 men and 4 women with the possibility of one 

or two very small parts for women.

You must be a member of the VTC before auditions.  Please click on the "New Member Application" button 

above if you wish to join.

Play Summary: 

Three very different couples become neighbors in an active retirement community. Barbara Allen, a five-times 

divorcee, who lives with Charlie Miller, a long-time friend and widower of two years, are the established 

residents. Rita and Tom Carpenter are a long-married, politically liberal couple. Mike and Kiki Daniels are also 

long-married couple, who happen to be politically conservative couple. While philosophies and opinions 

clash, these last four individuals try to figure out where they might have known each other in the past. Secrets 

are revealed when we learn what happened 43 years earlier under a full moon  in November. This story is a 

romantic comedy with a twist that will certainly surprise audiences.

Character Descriptions:

Barbara Allen: 70's, an active grandmother with Mae West attitude

Charlie Miller: 70's, Barbara's live-in boyfriend with a heart of gold

Rita Carpenter: 65-70, a retired high school English teacher with strong liberal views

Tom Carpenter: 65-70, Rita's husband, a retired college professor with even stronger liberal views

Selena Carpenter: 43, their unmarried daughter, a down-on-her-luck real estate agent

Kiki Daniels: 65-70, a retired magazine photographer with strong conservative views

Mike Daniels: 65-70, Kiki's husband, a retired airline pilot with even stronger conservative views

Jason Daniels: 43, their son, an Iraqi war veteran and current helicopter test pilot

Dawn Nicholson: 60-70, a potential condo buyer

Diana Nicholson: 60-70, Dawn's partner

Francis Falco: 60-70, an affluent real estate agent

Valentina Vespera: 60-70, a potential condo buyer

NOTE: whoever plays Dawn and Diana will also play Francis and Valentina

For Questions or To Borrow a script to Read:

Contact: Joyce Schenk at joyceschenk2891@gmail.com



A Touching comedy/drama by Ron Hill

Directed by Tony Oteri

Performances: January 24 - 27, 2025 at 7 pm

Audition dates:  Tuesday, 9/10 and 9/17/ 2024 from at 11 am. Read through Tuesday 9/24 11 am

Rehearsals start:  Monday, 10/28/2024 from 2 to 4:50 pm  

rehearsal) then Mondays - 2 to 4:50 pm (except 12/2 and 12/9 time is 1 to 3:50 pm and no 

rehearsal12/20),  Tuesdays, 10/29, 12/3, 12/10, 1/14 and 1/21  from 11 to 12:50 pm, 

Fridays -12:30 to 4:50 pm (no rehearsal 12/6 and 12/20) Saturdays, 11/16, 11/30, 12/21, 1/4 and 1/18 

from 1:30 to 4:50 pm.

Set building: Saturday 1/11 from 4:30 to 9:20 pm 

Set Decorating and finishing: Sunday 1/12 from 4:30 to 7:50 pm

Light + Sound tech rehearsal: Wednesday 1/15 from 4:30 to 9:50 pm

Dress : Sunday 1/19 from 4:30 to 9:20 pm 

Dress :  Wednesday 1/22 from 4:30 to 9:20 pm

Set Strike: Tuesday 1/28 starting at 10:30 am 

Cast Party: Friday, 1/31  in the evening at Barb Peterson's

Full play - Full set and body microphones:   Cast consists of 

You must be a member of the VTC before auditions.  Please click on the "New Member Application" button 

above if you wish to join.

Play Summary: 

Glen Martin, a 70-something widower in failing health, stubbornly resists his daughter's attempts to get him to 

sell his home and move in with her and her husband. In a search for a solution to remain in his home, Glen 

advertises for a roommate, pulling in several odd and interesting characters. Once the prospective roommates 

arrive, he quickly loses control of the situation and mayhem erupts. Together with his best friend and his late 

wife who appears in a dream, a solution is found with a funny but heartwarming conclusion.

Character Descriptions:

Glen:  A mid-seventies widower who stubbornly tries to retain his independence. He negotiates with his 

daughter a way to remain in his house.

Helen:  Glen's only child who worries about her father and wants him to sell his house and move in with her 

and her husband. She agrees to an alternate plan.

Max:  Glen's widower best friend who lives next door. Has a zest for living and aids Glen in his "plan" to 

remain in his house.

Goodsell:  The real estate agent. A woman in her fifties. Very professional, all business who is on Helen's side 

to obviously sell the house.

Gary:  The delivery guy in his 50's - 60's. A friend of Glen's who is having problems with his son. He 

commiserates with Glen about parenthood.

Kate:  Fortyish, bubbly, very talkative, scatterbrained urban profession who wants to rent a room.

Chuck:  Blue collar worker who has an argument with his wife and needs to live apart for a while. Very drunk.

Fanny:  A husband hunting, over-the-top "Mae West" type character. Well dressed.

Apostle:  Annoying proselytizer who rings doorbells without warning. Dressed in a robe and sandals with 

religious pamphlets.

Sylvia:  Assertive and direct to the point. Another interested person looking for temporary housing.

Faye:  Glen's late wife who appears in a dream. Quick witted and funny. She's the voice of reason for Glen.

For Questions or To Borrow a script to Read:

Contact: Tony Oteri: tonyo508@aol.com