VP Online: Auditions Notice Completed!

Auditions are now completed for Village Players first play in our Winter 2023 Online Season of directed Zoom readings of plays by local playwrights – and a cast has been selected.  See HERE for the full cast.

"Village Players" "Bloor West Village Players" "Village Playhouse" "Runnymede theatre" theatre theater "community theatre" "Carrot Cake Café" "Nancy-Jane Price" "Meg Gibson" online zoom auditions

Carrot Cake Café

Directed by Nancy-Jane Price
Written and produced by Meg Gibson

Live Zoom Performances: Friday, Feb 17 & Saturday, Feb 18, @ 8:00PM

 (Non-union, non-paying. We are unable to cast full equity or ACTRA members.)

AUDITIONS will be held ON ZOOM at the following dates and times:

  • Friday, January 27: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
  • Saturday, January 28: 2:00PM to 5:00P
  • Call-backs may be required and will be held Sunday, January 29, at 2:00PM

 REHEARSALS & PERFORMANCES will be held on ZOOM.  First read-through will be Thursday, February 2, after which five rehearsals will be scheduled, based on actor availability, followed by a Dress Rehearsal. Actors must be available for the Dress Rehearsal on Thursday, February 16 and performances on Friday, February 17 and Saturday, February 18 (all evenings).

 THE PLAY: A bittersweet comedy about people starting out in life, the challenges they face and the unexpected support they find. Sara is a struggling entrepreneur, trying to make a living running her own small café, supported by her BFF Nathan, hustling to get by as a freelance writer. Sara is frustrated at every turn by her mother, Gigi, but then love and support arrive where least expected. A perfect comedy for Valentines, young and old.

CHARACTERS: There are 6 roles in the play, 3 female and 3 male: 

  • SARAFemale late 20’s+, single, owner of a struggling café
  • NATHANMale, late 20’s+, Sara’s BFF, a gay, struggling, writer
  • GIGIFemale, mid 40’s+, Sara’s mother, a woman struggling with reality
  • BABY and BOO: Female & Male respectively; young girlfriend & boyfriend, café habitués struggling to be valued
  • KEVIN: Male, late 40’s, a handsome stranger, struggling with dating in the internet world

 PREPARATION: Cold reads from the script on which you may be redirected. Auditionees must have read the play. Script will be provided

 TO BOOK AN AUDITION: Please email a copy of your headshot and resume to along with your preferred date, time, interested role(s), and contact information. Once we receive your details, you will receive a script via e-mail for review. You will also receive a Zoom link one day prior to your scheduled audition.

To see a copy of The Village Players Policy for Respect of All Members, click HERE

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If you get a chance to act in a room that somebody else has paid rent for, then you’re given a free chance to practice your craft.
~ Philip Seymour Hoffman on auditioning

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