Just Released! New character descriptions for The Taming of the Shrew Auditions Oct 27/28

In preparation for the open auditions October 27 @2-4 and October 28 @2-4, GPLT has released these updated character descriptions. The script is available for a $5 refundable deposit. Sign up for an auditions time by calling the Box office 780 538 1616.

The Taming of the Shrew Cast of Characters

Lucentio, in love with Bianca, later posing as Cambio – age 25 to 35
Petruchio, suitor to Kate – age 28 to 40
Katherine, the shrew – age 22 to 35
Bianca, her sister – age 20 to 30
Baptista Minola, father to Kate and Bianca – age 55 to 75
Vincentio, father to Lucentio – age 50 to 65
Gremio, a pantaloon, suitor to Bianca – “elderly”
Hortensio, suitor to Bianca, later posing as Litio – age 30 to 50
A Pedant, later posing as Vincentio – age 45 and up
Tranio, servant to Lucentio, later posing as Lucentio – age 30 to 50
Biondello, page to Lucentio – age 20 to 35
Grumio, servant to Petruchio – age 30 to 45
Curtis, servant to Petruchio – age 25 to 50
A Tailor – age 25 to 50
A Haberdasher – age 25 to 50
A Widow age 25 to 40

Note: Petruchio, Lucentio, Katherine, Grumio, and Biondello must all be physically fit and capable of doing some physical moves like cartwheels, tumbling and stage fighting. Petruchio must be strong enough to lift Katherine.

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Open Audition Sept 16 @ 2 pm for No Sex Please- It’s Christmas

Auditions Sunday September 16 – 2:00 to 3:00 (ish)

All interested actors/actresses to show up at 2:00 pm. We will grab a couple of scenes from the play and will be going through them switching out people as we go.
It will be a open audition and it is meant to be a fun, collaborative and supportive. Come and show us what you’ve got.

Casting 4m, 3f

BEN ADAMS – age 21-30; a real estate salesman employed by Mr. Broadbent; young, naive, likable, always confused and in trouble, but honest and sincere
MR. BROADBENT – age 50-70; very much a self-made man; blunt, rough around the edges
CASEY CODY – age 20-30; Mr. Broadbent’s secretary; competent, resourceful, and quick thinking, with a wonderful sense of humor
SUE JOHNSON – age 20-25; a recent graduate of the local culinary institute; a walking, breathing, living disaster area; loveable, laughable, and endearing
MR. COTT – age 40+; the central character in the play, and he, of course is Nanny; down to earth, gruff, but very, very funny
GLADYS MCNICOLL (age 40+) – the prospective buyer of the house of the future; totally dominates her husband, and indeed all those around her; loud, aggressive, and overbearing
FRED MCNICOLL – age 40+; the hen-pecked husband of Gladys until he turns the table on Gladys at the very end of the play; Meek, mild, and good-natured,
WALTER BROOKS – age 40+; a surprise visitor; develops an almost insane infatuation for Nanny, and will not be discouraged; single minded and not very likable

A perusal script is available from the GPLT Box Office for a $5 refundable deposit. Return the script to get your deposit back.

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2018-2019 GPLT Board of Directors

The 2018-2019 GPLT Board of Directors!

Here they are!! The 2018-2019 GPLT Board of Directors! Congratulations to President Desiree Klause, Vice President Darren Bennett, Past President Cailtin Card, Treasurer Kelly Hryciuk, Secretary Natasha Hunt, Youth Board Member Haley Power, Members at Large – Adrian Tanasichuk, Brenda Kuntsi, Devon Potter and Joy Dunn. Thank you to outgoing Board Members Abby Webb, Doug Friesen, Maddy Kuntsi, Laurel Pritchard and Vikki Potter for your dedication and service to GPLT!

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