Auditions for "For Better, For Worse" by Jimmy Keary will be held Monday, February 20th, and Tuesday, February 21st at Gaelic Park

We are pleased to announce auditions for our spring play “For Better, For Worse”, by Jimmy Keary, directed by Julie Zebleckis.

Auditions will be held Monday, February 20th and Tuesday February 21st from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM at Gaelic Park.

Auditions will consist of readings from the script.

Gaelic Park is located at 6119 W. 147th St. Oak Forest, Il 60452

Performances will take place Fridays, April 21, April 28, May 5 at 8pm; Saturdays April 22, April 29, May 6 at 8pm; and Sundays April 23, April 30, May 7 at 3pm.

There is one additional performance in Rochester, New York at the Acting Irish International Theatre Festival.  The performance is on Thursday evening, May 11th.  Members of the cast will need to arrive in Rochester on Wednesday the 10th.

Synopsis:
“Gabriel and Chrissie are recently married, but things are not going well – in and out of the bedroom. Matters are made worse by Gabriel’s mother, Aggie, who is living with them and who treats Chrissie like a dogsbody. Then Gabriel asks his recently-widowed Aunt Lucy to stay for a few days…..”

Cast of Characters (These are general guidelines)

Gabriel Foley – a middle-aged farmer who has recently married
Chrissie Foley – Gabriel’s unhappy new wife.  She is around Gabriel’s age.
Aggie Foley – Gabriel’s acid-tongued seventy something mother
Lucy Lacey – Aggie’s dour slightly younger sister
Miriam Maguire – a forward thinking liberal woman in her forties
Liam Gavigan – a good humored farmer friend of Gabriel’s
Lily McGinty – a gossiping friend of Lucy’s in her late 60s
Crispin Tweed – an arrogant self-obsessed counsellor

All ages listed are stage ages.

If you have any questions please contact gaelicparkplayers@gmail.com and also our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/groups/gaelicparkplayers

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