Dorset Players auditions set for On Golden Pond

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DORSET — Auditions for the Dorset Players' production of Ernest Thompson's comedy-drama, On Golden Pond, will be held on Nov. 19 and 20 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Dorset Playhouse.

On Golden Pond tells the witty and touching story of Norman and Ethel Thayer who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the 48th year.

Director Richard Grip will be casting six roles: Norman, a witty, elderly curmudgeon; his sprightly wife, Ethel, 10 years younger; daughter Chelsea, mid-40s; her fianc , Billy Ray, mid-40s; his teenaged son, Billy Ray Jr., about 13-14; and Charlie Martin, the local delivery-by-boat mailman, also mid-40s.

Audition scripts are available in the Dorset Playhouse office, 104 Cheney Road, Dorset, weekdays between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Performance dates are March 6, 7, 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m. and March 8 and 15 at 2 p.m.

The Dorset Players, Inc., owner of the historic Dorset Playhouse, is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit member organization that offers stage entertainment from October to May.

Its mission is to foster the arts in the community through theatrical presentations and to provide growth and educational opportunities for children and adults through a variety of theatrical experiences.



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