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Upcoming Auditions for Jake's Women

Goshen Players, Inc, will be holding open auditions for its late spring comedy, Jake's Women written by Neil Simon. The production will be directed by Eric Wilczak.

Auditions will take place on Sunday March 25th, 2018 from 7pm-9pm and Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 from 7pm – 9pm at the Goshen Old Town Hall, 2 North St., at the Rotary Junction of Rts 4 & 63, Goshen, CT 06756.

Additional auditions/callbacks will be held if necessary on Thursday, March 29th, 2018 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.

If you would like to audition but cannot make the scheduled times please contact the Director to see if alternate arrangements can be made.

Production dates are June 15, 16, 22 and 23 at 8:00 pm and June 17 and 24 at 3:00 pm

Casting Details: All Roles are Available for Audition. Please arrive ON TIME

Jake – Male; writer living in NYC dealing with a midlife crisis and a crumbling marriage. Lives life as an observer and fears intimacy. Can be witty and charming. Overly reliant on women. Age range 40s-50s

Maggie – Female; Jake's current wife; business woman, matter of fact and calculating. Interacts with Jake in real life and in his mind. Age range mid-30s to 40s

Karen – Female; Jake's sister. Divorced, struggling to put her own life together. Cynical but witty. Interacts with Jake only in his mind. Age range late 30s to 40s

Edith – Female; Jake's Therapist, his voice of reason and annoyance. Interacts with Jake only in his mind. Age range late 30s to 50s

Julie – Female; Jake's deceased first wife who longs to meet her daughter. Appears only in Jake's mind at multiple ages. Jake idealizes her. Age range mid-20s to mid-30s.

Sheila – Female; Jake's current girlfriend. Business woman. Likes Jake but is confused by his standoffishness. Interacts with Jake only in real life. Age range 30s to 40s.

Younger Molly – Female; Jake and Julie's daughter. A perfect child and daddy's girl. His biggest supporter. Appears only in Jake's mind. Age range, a young girl of 12 -14

Older Molly – Female; Jake and Julie's daughter. College student who is hurt that she never got to know her mom. Appears only in Jake's mind. Age range late teens – mid 20s

Rehearsal schedule: April rehearsals will include the dates listed below. May and June rehearsals shall be scheduled based on needs and availability: Monday April 2nd , Tuesday April 3rd , Wednesday April 5th , Sunday April 15th , Tuesday April 17th , Thursday April 19th , Sunday April 22nd , Tuesday April 24th , Thursday April 26th , Sunday April 29th

About Jake's Women: Jake, a novelist who is more successful with fiction that with life, faces a marital crisis by daydreaming about the women in his life. The wildly comic and sometimes moving flashbacks played in his mind are interrupted by visitations from actual females. Jake's women include a revered first wife who was killed years earlier in an accident, his daughter who is recalled as a child but is now a young woman, his boisterous and bossy sister, an opinionated analyst, his current wife who is leaving Jake for another man, and a prospective third wife.

Questions?: Email Director Eric Wilczak at ezak415@gmail.com