The Bradley Playhouse

2021 Audition Schedule

NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD – AUDITION INFORMATION:

Tuesday Aug. 10 at 6:30pm – 9pm

& Thursday Aug. 12 at 6:30pm – 9:00pm

at The Bradley Playhouse, Putnam CT

– ** Please plan to arrive at the start time and to stay until the end. **
– Auditions will consist of cold readings and short improvisations.
– Please email the director, Jeremy Woloski, for more information: mr_roat@hotmail.com
 
SHOW DATES:
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays: October 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31.
 
SYNOPSIS:
“Night of the Living Dead: A Play in Three Acts” A group of conflicted strangers are trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse by marauding ghouls. With sensationalized and conflicting reports being broadcast by the media, can the strangers overcome their prejudice and suspicions to survive the night?
Based upon the classic film by George A. Romero and John Russo.
Adapted for the stage with new scenes by John F. Carroll
 
CHARACTER BREAKDOWN:
(Ages are approximate for the character, not necessarily the actor.)
  • BEN: (25-50) hero, full of dry wit with a quick mind.
  • BARBARA: (20-30) Dim, full of worry, damsel in distress.
  • JOHNNY: (18-30) Barbara’s brother. Clueless.
  • HARRY COOPER: (30-60) Stubborn, quick-tempered, always right, even when wrong.
  • HELEN COOPER: (30-50) Doting mother and housewife.
  • KAREN COOPER: (Child) Helen and Harry’s daughter.
  • TOM: (15-21) Clean cut, friendly.
  • JUDY: (15-21) Tom’s girlfriend.
  • NEWS ANCHOR: (30s) M or F.
  • BILL CARDILLE: (30s) M or F. Field anchor.
  • DR. GRIMES: (40-60) M or F. Eccentric.
  • CHIEF MCCLELLAND: (35-60) Police chief who tries to keep things under control.
  • VINCE: (20-40) Deputy to the chief..
  • ** ENSEMBLE OF ZOMBIES AND TOWN RESIDENTS: M & F varying ages. All types needed!!! Must be willing to wear makeup and participate in various levels of stage combat (We will provide all training!!!)

General Audition Information:

  • Please arrive a few minutes before the auditions begin to complete paperwork (* See Above) , and plan to stay for the entire duration of the audition.
  • Check this site or our Facebook page for information on roles and audition material, or call the Bradley Box Office at (860) 928-7887.
  • Audition material is generally available 2-3 weeks prior to auditions.
  • Actors cast in our main season productions are required to become members of TNECT.  
  • All auditions are held at the Bradley Playhouse unless otherwise noted.

** Parking is not allowed in the church parking lot directly behind the theatre. PLEASE Plan getting to the Theatre early for parking close by.

30 Front Street | Putnam, CT 06260

(860)-928-7887