St. Albert Dinner Theatre announces auditions for their second show of the 2022-2023 season:
The Dangers of VD (Valentine’s Day)
A generational comedy by Chris McKerracher
Directed by Mark McGarrigle
Produced by Donna Beeston
Gramps and Gran yearn for the romance of their younger days while their daughter-in-law, Paulette, and her husband, Henry, deal with his lack of interest in sex. Meanwhile, Paulette’s daughter is being coached to dress in revealing clothing to attract men by her Aunt Jean who is a divorcee and secretly jealous of her sister’s long-term marriage.
Will Gran and Gramps come to terms with the challenges of senior sex?
Will Paulette discover why her loving, devoted husband can’t bring himself to be intimate with her?
Will the plan to have Jean date Henry work out the way Paulette hopes?
CHARACTERS: 2 men, 4 women
- Gramps (George Dyck) (m) – Acerbic, witty, 70-ish
- Gran (Mildred Dyck) (f) – Sweet, dithery, 70-ish
- Henry Dyck (m) – Unromantic, practical, frugal, 45-ish
- Paulette Dyck (f) – Yearns for romance, 45-ish
- Jean Witherspoon (f) – Paulette’s sister, trampy, 40-ish
- Jacqui Dyck (f) – College student, looking for Mr. Right, 25-ish
Auditions will be held for two nights in two different locations:
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 – 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Paul Kane High School, RM 178
12 Cunningham Rd, St. Albert AB T8N 2E9
Signs will be place on the access doors on the side of building
Use the parking lot closest to Fountain Park Pool
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 – 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Kinsmen Banquet Centre
47 Riel Drive
St. Albert, AB T8N 5B4
Performance venue: The Kinsmen Club of St. Albert, 47 Riel Dr, St. Albert, AB T8N 3Z2.
Performance Dates: Three week run, Thu-Fri-Sat, February 9-25, 2023
Rehearsal Dates: (tentative) three nights weekly starting in the week of November 14, 2022
Please outline any potential conflicts to the production team or director in writing at the audition dates.
Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.
An acting CV & head shots are recommended but not required.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to set up your audition time.