January 24, 2022

Auditions for “Barefoot in the Park” coming soon

Barefoot in the Park

The play is a classic by Neil Simon

Schoolcraft Theatre is pleased to announce open auditions for a live performance of Neil Simon’s comedy “Barefoot in the Park.” Auditions will be in the James R. Hartman Theatre (Liberal Arts 500) on the Livonia Campus at 7:00 p.m. February 1 and 2 (Thursday and Friday). The play will be directed by faculty member Paul Beer.

“We are thrilled to prepare to welcome a live audience back to the James R. Hartman Theatre,” Beer said.  “We have missed the interaction with our live audiences, and hope to charm them with this Neil Simon classic.”  

Beer hopes to fill the following roles in the auditions:

  • Corie Bratter, a young newlywed
  • Paul Bratter, her new husband, a young lawyer
  • Mother, Corie’s mother, a suburban housewife
  • Victor Velasco, Corie and Paul’s eccentric older neighbor
  • Telephone repairman

Schoolcraft Theatre auditions are open to the entire Schoolcraft community – students, faculty, staff and community members. No prior experience is required. 

Barefoot in the Park
“Barefoot in the Park” premiered on Broadway in 1963.

Those auditioning are invited to prepare a 60-120 second comedic monologue, and will be asked to read from the script. Audition sides, and more information, are available at www.schoolcraft.edu/theatre. Please see the website for COVID-19 precautions.

Barefoot in the Park will be performed live in the James R. Hartman Theatre on March 25 and 26 (Friday and Saturday) and April 1 and 2 (Friday and Saturday). A matinee performance will held on Sunday, March 27.

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