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DEAR JACK, DEAR LOUISE

by Ken Ludwig
Directed by Susan Baer Collins

Rehearsals Begin: Sunday July 11, 2021
Production Dates: August 20 - September 19, 2021

Performances are Thursdays - Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. in the Howard Drew Theatre. Actors are called to the theatre one hour before curtain.

Auditions:
Saturday, June 12, 11:00 - 1:00 p.m.
(Alternative Location to be Announced.)

Sunday, June 13, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
(Alternative Location to be Announced.)

Monday, June 14, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Omaha Community Playhouse
6915 Cass St. Omaha, NE. 68132

When arriving to audition at the Playhouse, please enter through the Stage Door entrance on the West side of the building.

Please contact Becky to schedule an audition appointment and request audition paperwork and sides. 

Callbacks: Wednesday, June 16, 6:30 p.m.


The Story: U.S. Army Captain Jack Ludwig, a military doctor stationed in Oregon, begins writing to Louise Rabiner, an aspiring actress in New York City, hoping to meet her someday if the war will allow. But as the war continues, it threatens to end their relationship, before it even starts. Tony Award-winning playwright Ken Ludwig tells the joyous, heartwarming story of his parents' courtship during World War II and the results are anything but expected.

Characters:

Jack Ludwig - Male identifying, early to mid-thirties, all ethnicities. An Army medical officer serving in the Second World War, stationed in Portland, OR. A bit reserved.

Louise Rabiner - Female identifying, mid-twenties to early thirties, all ethnicities. An aspiring actress from Brooklyn, living in New York City. Outgoing and stylish.

Please bring all contact information, personal schedules, a list of rehearsal conflicts and resume if available. To expedite the check-in process, please bring a recent photo if you have one available. Please note, photos will not be returned.

Face masks are required for all auditioners, staff and volunteers while in the building and throughout the entirety of the audition process. All masks must be worn properly in accordance with CDC guidelines, covering both the nose and mouth. All performers are required to be fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination will be required upon casting.

For more information, please contact Becky Deiber
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MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

by Agatha Christie, adapted by Ken Ludwig
Directed by Anthony Clark-Kaczmarek

Rehearsals Begin: August 1, 2021
Production Dates: September 17 - October 10, 2021

Performances are Wednesdays - Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. on the Hawks Mainstage Theatre. Actors are called to the theatre one hour before curtain.

Auditions:
Saturday, July 10, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
(Alternate Location to be Announced.)

Sunday, July 11, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
(Alternate Location to be Announced.)

Monday, July 12, 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Omaha Community Playhouse
6915 Cass St.
Omaha, NE 68132

When arriving to audition at the Playhouse, please enter through the Stage Door entrance on the West side of the building.

Please contact Becky to schedule an audition appointment and request audition paperwork and sides.

Callbacks: Friday, July 16, 7:00 p.m.

The Story:
When the world's most famous luxury locomotive becomes stranded by a snow storm, a passenger is found stabbed to death in his private room. With the murderer still on board, detective Poirot must work to solve the crime before the train reaches its destination.

Characters:

Hercule Poirot - Male identifying, all ethnicities: A famous Belgian

Monsieur Bouc - Male identifying, all ethnicities: A Belgian man

Mary Debenham - Female identifying, all ethnicities: A governess

Hector MacQueen - Male identifying, all ethnicities: Rachett's personal secretary

Michel and Conductor/Marcel - Male identifying, all ethnicities: one actor will play two roles

Princess Dragomiroff - Female identifying, all ethnicities: A Russian dowager

Greta Ohlsson - Female identifying, all ethnicities: Princess Dragomiroff's traveling companion

Countess Andrenyi - Female identifying, all ethnicities: A countess through marriage

Helen Hubbard - Female indentifying, all ethnicities: an outspoken and flamboyant American from the Midwest

Colonel Arbutnot - Male identifying, all ethnicities: Scotsman

Samuel Rachett - Male identifying, all ethnicities: middle aged American businessman

Please bring all contact information, personal schedules, a list of rehearsal conflicts and resume if available. To expedite the check-in process, please bring a recent photo if you have one available. Please note, photos will not be returned.

Face masks are required for all auditioners, staff and volunteers while in the building and throughout the entirety of the audition process. All masks must be worn properly in accordance with the CDC guidelines, covering both the nose and mouth. All performers are required to be fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination will be required upon casting.

For more information, please contact Becky Deiber.



Through upholding high ethical standards, demonstrating respect for all and consciously working to provide diverse representation, OCP is committed to creating an inclusive and safe environment in which all community members feel a sense of belonging, and does not discriminate in casting practices on the basis of an individual's ethnicity, age, gender, physical and cognitive ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, country of origin or other factors. Omaha Community Playhouse is committed to diverse and inclusive casting.