By Steve Martin
Directed by Jake Caceras.
Mishap and mayhem are the cornerstone of "The Underpants". Louise and her husband, Theo, are trying to rent out their flat when misfortune strikes. Louise, struggling to catch a glimpse of her king at a parade, suddenly finds her underpants around her ankles. Theo is appalled by this public scandal. Who will rent their flat now? Mayhem comes when not one, but two gentlemen--both of whom saw the underpants mishap--come to rent the flat and declare their love to Louise, and Theo's much too oblivious to notice. Let the games begin!
Adapted by critically acclaimed comedic actor, Steve Martin, "The Underpants" weaves his comic genius and literary style with Carl Sternheim's classic caricature.
Produced by Memories Dinner Theater at Memories Dinner Theatre, 1077 Lake Drive, Port Washington
Performances: March 17-26, 2017
Friday, March 17- evening
Saturday, March 18 – evening
Sunday, March 19 –matinee
Friday, March 24 – evening
Saturday, March 25 –matinee
Saturday, March 25 – evening
Sunday, March 26- matinee
Saturday, December 17- matinee
Ticket Prices: $40.00
Call 262-284-6850 for reservations or more information.
Auditions will be held on the following days:
Those auditioning will be asked to do a cold reading(s) from the script. While it is not required, the option to present a 1-2 minute, comedic monologue is available for those interested in doing so. If a resume and/or head shot are available, please bring a copy/copies to the audition OR email them to email@example.com. Please do not be concerned if you have neither of these items; Memories’ producers and directors still want to see you! It is requested that those auditioning, come prepared with their rehearsal availability and any known conflicts during the 6-8 weeks prior to the opening of the show(s) they are auditioning for. The rehearsal schedule will be developed based upon the availability of the chosen cast. Those wishing to be cast MUST be available for all performances. Synopses of each of the shows, as well as a listing of characters being cast, are listed below. Memories strongly encourages all interested actors and actresses to audition, regardless of the age and physical descriptions of the characters, as flexibility within casting is always an option. If there are any concerns or questions, please do not hesitate to contact Memories at 262-284-6850 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information about Memories, you can visit them online at www.memoriesballroom.com . It is customary that Memories provides an actor travel stipend.
Theo Maske - (male, 30s– 40s) A burly muscular fireplug of a man with a buzz cut! A man of his time and his country!
Louise Maske - (female, 20s-30s) Very pretty, mid twenties, Theo’s wife. Delightful, charming, and warm. She is an ideal woman of her time.
Gertrude Deuter - (female, 30s-40s) The neighbor upstairs. A busybody who lives vicariously through Louise.
Frank Versati - (male, 30s-50s) An elegant gentleman and poet who seeks out Louise.
Benjamin Cohen - (male, 30s-40s) Sickly, thin, asthmatic.
Klinglehoff - (male, 60s+) An elderly man. An extremely old fashion widower and a prude!