Auditions and Plays
Our Summer 2013 production will be announced soon.
ACTOne Play Festival
June 6 - 8th, 2013
Auditions for All in the Timing will be held May 13, 14 and 15th, 2013
All In The Timing
Six One-Act Comedies
By David Ives
Auditions will be May 13 - 15, 6:30pm - 9pm at St. Andrew's Church, 54 Queen Street North (Queen and Weber) in Kitchener. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (519) 807-4979 for more details or to book an audition time.
Please prepare a comedic monologue of up to one minute in length. You may be asked read from a provided monologue.
Descriptions of the one-acts and characters follow. There may be some doubling up of the available roles.
SURE THING is a classic of contemporary comedy: Two people meet in a cafe and find their way through a conversational minefield as an offstage bell interrupts their false starts, gaffes, and faux pas on the way to falling in love.
Bill - A young man
Betty - A young woman
WORDS, WORDS, WORDS recalls the philosophical adage that three monkeys typing into infinity will sooner or later produce Hamlet and asks: What would monkeys talk about at their typewriters?
Swift - A boy monkey
Kafka - A girl monkey
Milton - A boy monkey
THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE brings together Dawn, a young woman with a stutter, and Don, the creator and teacher of Unamunda, a wild comic language. Their lesson sends them off into a dazzling display of hysterical verbal pyrotechnics - and, of course, true love.
Dawn - A young woman, shy, with a stutter
Don - Charming and smooth
PHILIP GLASS BUYS A LOAF OF BREAD is a parodic musical vignette in trademark Glassian style, with the celebrated composer having a moment of existential crisis in a bakery.
THE PHILADELPHIA present a young man in a restaurant who has fallen into "a Philadelphia," a Twilight Zone-like state in which he cannot get anything he asks for. His only way out of the dilemma? To ask for the opposite of what he wants.
Al - California cool
Waitress - Weary
Mark - Frazzled
VARIATIONS ON THE DEATH OF TROTSKY shows us the Russian revolutionary on the day of his demise, desperately trying to cope with the mountain-climber's axe he's discovered in his head.
Trotsky - The great revolutionary in full flourish
Mrs. Trotsky - Grandmotherly and sweet
Ramon - Young and handsome
Since 1983 JM Drama has presented a number of fine presentations.
The Odd Couple (1983)
God's Favourite (1984)
Arsenic and Old Lace (1985)
One Act Plays (1986)
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1987)
My Fair Lady (1988)
Canterbury Tales (1988)
Same Time Next Year (1989)
Eight to the Bar (1989)
Jesus Christ Superstar (1990)
You're a Good Man Charlie Brown (1990)
The Return of the Curse of the Mummy's Revenge (1992)
The Royal Cricket of Japan (1993)
Little Shop of Horrors (1993)
The Fantastiks (1994)
Into the Woods (1995)
Twelve Angry Jurors (1995)
Something's Afoot (1996)
Guys and Dolls (1997)
The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1998)
The Mind with the Dirty Man (1999)
Wait Until Dark (2001)
5 Women Wearing the Same Dress (2002)
Arsenic & Old Lace (2003)
Radio Mysteries (2005)
The Importance of Being Earnest (2006)
Sweeney Todd (2009)
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (2011)
The Producers (2012)
JM Drama's Youth Ensemble - Auditions and Plays
To be announced
The Foursome (2010)
Come Blow Your Horn (2012)