Born Yesterday

By Garson Kanin

Directed by Jim Chiolino

An uncouth, corrupt rich junk dealer, Harry Brock, brings his showgirl mistress, Billie Dawn, with him to Washington, D.C. When Billie's ignorance becomes a liability to Brock's business dealings, he hires a journalist, Paul Verrall, to educate his girlfriend. In the process of learning, Billie Dawn realizes how corrupt Harry is and begins interfering with his plans to bribe a Congressman into passing legislation that would allow Brock's business to make more money.

Timely exploration of corruption & resistance! Set immediately post-WW II.

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

Performances: October 5-20, 2018

Performance Times:
Fri, Oct 5; Sat, Oct 6 - 7:30 pm
Thurs, Oct 11; Fri, Oct 12; Sat, Oct 13 7:30
Sun, Oct 14 2:00 matinee
Thurs, Oct 18; Fri, Oct 19 7:30 pm
Sat, Oct 20 2:00 matinee

Ticket Prices: $20. Some group rates available at the Bartell box office.

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

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Auditions: Monday, August 6 & Tuesday, August 7 6:30 9:00 each night -- at the Lakeview Moravian Church.3565 Tulane Avenue. Enter at "Office" door on Hargrove Street.

If you can't make one of these nights, please contact the director, Jim Chiolino:

What to prepare: Actors will also be asked to read a short selection from the script. These will be provided when you come to the auditions.