A Behanding in Spokane

By Martin McDonagh

Directed by Betty Diamond

A very dark comedy set in the US, by Martin McDonagh, author of The Beauty Queen of Leeann and The Pillowman. Behanding is the story of a homophobic, racist, psychopath who wanders the country looking for his left hand that was chopped off 27 years ago. Merriment ensues.

Strong language. For mature audiences only. Betty Diamond will direct.

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

Performances: September 9-24, 2016

Performance Times:
Friday, Sept 9 - 7:30
Saturday, Sept 10 - 7:30
Thursday, Sept 15 - 7:30
Friday, Sept 16 - 7:30
Saturday, Sept 17 - 7:30
Sunday, Sept 18 - 2:00
Thursday, Sept 22 - 7:30
Friday, Sept 23 - 7:30
Saturday, Sept 24 - 2:00

Ticket Prices: $20

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

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Character breakdown:

Carmichael The homophobic, racist psychopath, 40s 60s.
Mervyn motel receptionist, 20s-40s
Marilyn inept con woman, 20s-30s
Toby inept con man, Marilyn's boyfriend, African-American, 20s-30s

Madison Theatre Guild (MTG) Firehouse, 2410 Monroe Street, Madison - 7 pm each evening.
Callbacks are possible on Tuesday, June 7. If you are not able to attend, please contact the director.

You will be asked to do cold readings from the script. Please also bring a completed audition form and a calendar marked with any conflicts. Obtain this form at www.madisontheatreguild.org.

Casting Decisions: Casting decisions will be made as soon as possible. Please be patient. We will contact everyone by phone or e-mail. In addition, the cast list will be posted on the Madison Theatre Guild website shortly after people are notified.

Rehearsals will begin on July 31 and will be four-five times per week, days to be determined by cast availability.

Please contact the director, Betty Diamond, with any questions. 608-257-5548. Betty.diamond@madisontheatreguild.org