Auditions for The House of Bernarda Alba

FEBRUARY 12 AND FEBRUARY 13, 6:30-8:30 PM AT INSPIRATION STUDIOS:

The House of Bemarda Alba is Fedenco Garcia Lorca’s last play, written in 1936, the year he was killed at the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War. This play, along with Blood Wedding and Yerma, form a trilogy expressing what Lorca saw as the tragic life of Spanish women.

Repression, sexual tension, gender roles, social class, gossip, death, and religion are prominent themes throughout Lorca’s play.  The play will be directed by Erico Ortiz.

Performances dates:

  • Friday, April 6, 7:30 PM
  • Saturday, April 7, 7:30 PM
  • Friday, April 14, 7:30 PM
  • Saturday, April 14, 7:30 PM
  • Sunday, April 15, 2:00 PM
  • Friday, April 20, 7:30 PM
  • Saturday, April 21, 7:30 PM
  • Sunday, April 22, 2:00 PM

Several roles have already been filled for this all-female cast.  The following roles are still available, with auditions on February 12 and February 13, 6:30-8:30 PM at Inspiration Studios:

  • Magdalena (30 years, Bernarda’s daughter)
  • Amelia (27 years, Bernarda’s daughter)
  • Martirio (24 years, Bernarda’s daughter)
  • Prudencia (50-60 years, Bernarda’s friend)
  • Women Mourners (all ages, several women needed for a scene in Act I)

Questions?  Email BernardaAlba@villageplayhouse.org, or call 414.207.4879 .

West Allis Community Dinner Dance

Save the Date
29 th Annual West Allis Community Dinner Dance
Saturday, March 24, 2018, 6-11 p.m.

A benefit for The Village Playhouse.

Zoofari Conference Center, 9715 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee

6 p.m. – Social Hour & Silent Auction (Auction closes at 10)

7 p.m. – Dinner & “Taste of West Allis” Sweets Table

8-11 p.m. – Entertainment Music by the Shining Strings

Tickets: $75 per person; $70 Early Bird by February 28
Reserved Table of 8 – $560 donation.

              Tickets available at www.westallisfoundation.org, West Allis City Hall or call                  414-302-8292.  ($40 of your contribution is tax deductible as allowed by law)

Sponsored by:
West Allis Community Improvement Foundation and supported by the West Allis Rotary Club, West Allis Woman’s Club, and WAWM Chamber of Commerce.

 

Announcing the cast of The Importance of Being Earnest

The Village Playhouse is excited to announce the cast of our February production of The Importance of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde.

Jack Worthing …………………………………….. Derek Jacobs
Algernon Moncrieff ………………………………. Clayton Mortl
Hon. Gwendolen Fairfax ……..Audrey Thompson-Wallace
Cecily Cardew ……………………………………….. Sara Laney
Rev Canon Chasuble, D.D. ………………………. Gary Rohn
Miss Prism …………………………………………… Bonnie Rohn
Merriman …………………………………………. Scott Sorensen
Lane …………………………………………………Scott Sorensen

The show, directed by Tom Zuehlke, will run February 9th – 24.  Tickets are available for purchase through Brown Paper Tickets.  You can also reserve tickets by phone or email.

Now accepting One Act Script Submissions

Calling all Playwrights!
It’s that time of the year. It’s time for the Village Playhouse Annual One Act Festival to start accepting submissions.
Plays are being accepted now through February 18th, 2018 for the 33rd Festival.  Click here for submission guidelines.
The 33rd Annual Original One Act Play Festival for Wisconsin Playwrights will run June 1st – 17th, 2018.