Stage III looking for talent for Neil Simon's Fools Production

(Casper, Wyo.) - Stage III is on the look out yet again for some rising talent from the Oil City. There newest production, Neil Simon's Fools, will begin in April, but the time is now to land a spot on the team. Auditions will be held tonight at 6:30 pm at STAGE III Community Theater. Leon Tolchinsky is ecstatic. He's landed a terrific teaching job in an idyllic Ukrainian hamlet. When he arrives he finds people sweeping dust from the stoops back into their houses and people milking upside down to get more cream. The town has been cursed with Chronic Stupidity for 200 years and Leon's job is to break the curse. No one tells him that if he stays over 24 hours and fails to break the curse, he too becomes stupid. But, he has fallen in love with a girl so stupid that she has only recently learned how to sit down. PARTS FOR 7 MEN AND 3 WOMEN -- MALE ROLES Leon Steponovitch Tolchinsky – Bright and idealistic young teacher who accepts a position in a remote Ukrainian village. Teaching is his passion, and he can’t believe there can be anyone who cannot learn. (Some stage kissing is equired – as well as climbing on ladders.) Count Gregor – Villain who keeps proposing to Sophia even when she keeps rejecting him. Dr. Nikolai Zubritsky - Father of Sophia and the town's doctor. Snetsky – Shepherd who cannot keep track of his sheep -Mishkin Mailman who reads the mail he fails to deliver Slovich - Butcher Magistrate – Marries Leon and Sophia FEMALE ROLES Sophia Irena Elenya Zubritsky - Daughter Dr. Zubritsky, whom Leon hopes to marry if Count Gregor doesn't win her first. (Some stage kissing required.) Lenya Zubritsky – Good-natured mother of Sophia and wife of the doctor Yenchna – Female vendor Performances at Stage III will be on the following dates: April 22, 23, 29, 30 and May 1, 5, 6, 7, 2016. NOTE: IF THIS IS NOT A CONVENIENT TIME FOR YOU, PLEASE CALL ELIJAH LEINEN TO ARRANGE FOR A PRIVATE AUDITION AT YOUR CONVENIENCE. (307) 331-5898 or #oilcity #sponsored #news #whatshappening