By David Lindsay-Abaire

Directed by Sean Langenecker

Marilyn and Abby, two residents in a nursing home, unwillingly share a room and engage in a bet to get single occupancy. Things go too far until death and family finally put an end to the contest. A comedy.

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

Performances: October 15-30, 2021

Performance Times:
Oct 15, 16, 20-23, 28, 29 @ 8pm
Oct 17, 24, 30 @ 2pm

Ticket Prices: $20

Call 608-661-9191 for reservations or more information.

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Auditions will be held in person at the Bartell Theatre, 113 E Mifflin at 7pm Sunday and Monday, June 20 and 21. Current CDC guidelines will be followed. Virtual auditions may be arranged with Please arrive on time either evening and be prepared to share, in writing, any conflicts between Aug 29-Oct 30. Auditions will consist of performing sides from the script and should take about 2 hours. All roles are available for all people.
Rehearsals will begin August 29 and the show runs October 15-30. Contact vicepresident@strollerstheatre with any questions.
MARILYN- 60-80, she/her; “the nice one”
ABBY- 60-80, she/her; “the cranky one”
SCOTTY- 18-50, he/him; resident aide and member of the haunted house (Deathrow Inmate)
BENJAMIN/LEWIS/CLOWN- 20-40, he/him; Abby’s son/Marilyn’s son/member of the haunted house
COLLEEN/WOMAN in WHITE- 20-40, she/her; Marilyn’s daughter/member of the haunted house
DEREK/ZOMBIE BUTLER- 20-40, he/him; Colleen’s husband/member of the haunted house