Prelude to a Kiss

By Craig Lucas

Directed by Erin Baal

At Peter and Ritaís wedding, a mysterious old man insists on kissing the bride. While honeymooning, Peter gradually realizes that the woman by his side is not his wife. The wedding kiss caused Ritaís soul and the old manís to change places. Peter must track down the old man and free his young loveís spirit trapped in an aging and diseased body before itís too late!

Produced by Strollers Theatre at Bartell Theatre's Evjue Stage, 113 E. Mifflin St., Madison

Performances: February 3-18, 2017

Performance Times:
February 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 16, 17 at 7:30pm, 5 & 18 at 2pm

Ticket Prices: $20

Call 608-661-9696 for reservations or more information.

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Auditions will take place on the Evjue Stage at the Bartell Theatre, 113 East Mifflin St, Madison, WI† 53703 on Sunday, October 16 and Monday, October 17 from 7pm-9pm.

Roles are available for three men and two women. Age ranges are approximations. Actors of all ethnicities, body types, and gender identity are encouraged to audition.

Peter (25-40)
Rita (20-35)
Old Man (60-85)
Dr. Boyle, Taylor, Uncle Fred, Waiter, Tom (20-45)
Mrs. Boyle, Minister, Leah, Aunt Dorothy (20-45)

Auditions will consist of readings from the script. Please be prepared to provide all conflicts between December 27, 2016 Ė February 18, 2017. Questions can be emailed to the director, Erin Baal, at