Main Street Players to hold auditions for upcoming comedy

Published 9:30 am Tuesday, August 21, 2012


MONTEVALLO – The Montevallo Main Street Players will hold auditions for its upcoming comedy Aug. 27-28.

Auditions for Over the River and Through the Woods by Joe DiPietro will take place at 7 p.m. in the Parnell Memorial Library Theater, 277 Park Road in Montevallo.

The show will run Oct. 18-20 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. Frank Deming will direct.

The comedy’s action revolves around Nick Cristano and his four grandparents when Nick breaks the news that he has been offered his dream job out of state. Hilarity ensues when the grandparents invite an attractive young woman to Sunday dinner in an attempt to keep Nick close to them.

The cast includes:

-Nick Cristano, a young man in his 30s

-Frank Gianelli, Nick’s maternal grandfather, age 80

-Aida Gianelli, Nick’s maternal grandmother, in her 70s

-Nunzio Cristano, Nick’s paternal grandfather, in his 70s

-Emma Cristano, Nick’s paternal grandmother, in her 70s

-Caitlin O’Hare, an attractive and charming woman, in her 20s

Actors may play to age.

Over the River and Through the Woods is produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.

For more information, contact Elaine Hughes at 665-7757 or

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