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Stories from Mothers of the Brides


Written and directed by Doreen Blue


March 23, 24 & 25, 2018

3 performances

Friday & Saturday at 7:30 PM &
Sunday at 3 PM

These performances are FREE and a $5 donation is appreciated at the door. Tickets are not required.



Synopsis

The play, a part of our Curtain Call productions, is a series of 22 monologues, highlighting characters’ reactions to the dresses they wear for their daughters’ weddings, from funny to sad. This world premier show was written by Doreen Blue, who will also be directing.  

Auditions

Auditions will be held on Saturday, January 27, at Hendersonville Community Theatre (229 S Washington Street, Hendersonville),  from 1-3 PM and on Sunday, January 28, at Brevard Little Theatre, 55 E. Jordan Street, Brevard, from 2 - 4 PM. No appointments are necessary and scripts for the auditions will be provided. No previous acting experience is needed. Contact Doreen at deeblu7@aol.com or 828 551-6985 for more information. Females in their late thirties to late sixties can apply, up to 22 women may be cast.

Character description and number of words to memorize, range (177-518, average 300)


#1 heavy set, size 2 XL- too tight dress (329)
#2 very classy- looks terrific! (221)
#3 thin, gaunt, terminally ill (in a hospital gown and booties) ( 378)
#4 dressed like a queen, medieval wedding (queen costume) (341)
#5 funeral, no wedding (266)
#6 ugly dress, helicopter mom (228)
#7 regular clothes or bathrobe, gown box (232)
#8 pumpkin dress, a redhead (252)
#9 sexy, fast and cheap type (397)
#10 very judgmental type (350)
#11 dressed in a Salvation army, out of style dress, shoes too big (318)
#12 Loose dress, 7 months pregnant (228)
#13 RWB dress, patriotic (177)
#14 bridezilla’s mom, black dress (334)
#15 more at home in hiking boots (Keens and AT tattoo) (436)
#16 jeans, been through it all, feather duster, chewing gum (337)
#17 arm in a sling and on crutches (518)
#18 average woman, nervous type (268)
#19 step mom (230)
#20 perfect life, perfect wife (334)
#21 twenty years older than others, flat chested grandmother (317)
#22 plain Jane (485)