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Village Players is now auditioning for the final play in our Winter 2023 Online Season of directed Zoom readings of plays by local playwrights.


Written by Charles Hayter
Directed by Bridget Jankowski, with Meg Gibson
Produced by Bill Hammond


Live Zoom Performances: Friday, April 14 & Saturday, April 15, @ 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:

  • Saturday, March 25: 1:00PM to 4:00PM
  • Sunday, March 26: 7:00PM to 9:30PM

 REHEARSALS & PERFORMANCES will be held on ZOOM. First read-through will be Wednesday, March 29, after which four or five rehearsals will be scheduled between March 30 – April 11, based on actor availability, followed by a Dress Rehearsal. Actors must be available for the Dress Rehearsal on Wednesday, April 12 and performances on Friday, April 14 and Saturday, April 15 (all evenings).

 THE PLAY: The story of forgotten Canadian hero Dr. Vera Peters, and her fight to change breast cancer treatment and convince the surgical world to accept lumpectomy over the radical mastectomy.

CHARACTERS: There are 6 roles in the play, 4 female and 2 male: 

  • VERA: Female, early 60s, cancer specialist
  • HELENFemale, early 60s, nurse
  • BERNIEMale, early 60s, surgeon
  • ROSE: Female, mid-50s, university professor
  • FRANKMale, early 30s, surgeon
  • A HOSPITAL CLEANER: Female, 60s

 PREPARATIONCold 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.

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~ Philip Seymour Hoffman on auditioning

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