Auditions announced for M&D Playhouse’s production of Torch Song by Harvey Fierstein

M&D is pleased to announce auditions for Harvey Fierstein’s 2018 two-act adaptation of his iconic dramatic comedy, Torch Song Trilogy. Torch Song follows Arnold Beckoff, a torch song-singing, Jewish drag queen in New York in the late 70s, early 80s. Through Arnold’s relationships with several lovers, his mother and his adopted son, we meet a cast of characters who are all searching for connection, happiness and acceptance.

Auditions will take place on Sunday, July 14th and Monday, July, 15th starting at 6:00pm at M&D Playhouse, 2760 White Mountain Highway, North Conway, NH. Torch Song is directed by Christopher Bellis. Rehearsals will begin upon casting with the schedule TBD and will be based on actor conflicts. At M&D we welcome performers of all ages, and abilities and do not discriminate against race, color, region, disability, gender, and sexual orientation. If you have any questions, would like a copy of the script, or require additional information, feel free to email the director, Christopher Bellis at owner@cranmoreinn.com

Show dates are September 19th – September 29th on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30pm, and Sunday at 3:30pm.

 

AVAILABLE ROLES AND CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS

Arnold – 25 (going on 40), a Jewish boy. A kvetch of great wit and want. (The role of Arnold has been cast).
Ed – 35, handsome with boyish charm.
Laurel – 35,
thoughtful and bright, with girlish enthusiasm.
Alan – 18,
a frightened child in hustler’s clothes.
David – 15, smart, somewhat of a wisecracker.
Ma – Arnold’s mother, a real Jewish mother. A fighter