This year, the Kitchener Waterloo Little Theatre Staged Readings will feature the theme of the homefront during the first World War. Our first reading happens in October with A.A. Milne's The Boy Comes Home. We're looking for participants for the reading: very little time commitment (and no memorization required).
Uncle James (M, 40-70)
Aunt Emily (F, 40-70)
Philip (M, 25, willing to cross cast)
Mary (F, 18-26, willing to cross cast)
Mrs. Higgins (F, 35-60, willing to cross cast)
When will you be needed
Reading: Sunday, October 9, 1 PM
Rehearsal: Saturday, October 15, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Performance: Saturday, October 15, 8 PM
We will do a readthru and some tablework on Sunday October 9 at the theatre. Then, you'll have a week to go over your script, make notes, do research, etc. Finally, we'll rehearse the script on Saturday, and perform on Saturday night.
About the play
The one-act dark comedy The Boy Comes Home centres around Philip, a 23-year old former officer who has just returned from World War I as a man well beyond his years.Unfortunately, his wealthy guardian Uncle James still sees Philip as a boy, and has no idea of the realities of the front.
Directed by Adrienne Dandy, the staged readings are a low-pressure way to feed your theatre addiction. To volunteer, please email aadandy at gmail.com by Sunday, September 25. Preference will be given to people who have not performed in a mainstage in the last six months, in order to give more people a chance to participate.