Florence is a neurotic neat freak. Olive is a fun-loving slob. Recently divorced from their husbands, they move in as roommates and start driving each other crazy. Enjoy the laughs as Florence and Olive play poker, do battle, and court the Costazuela brothers. Neil Simon himself updated his classic Tony-winning comedy with a decidedly modern female twist!
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Altarena Playhouse is holding open auditions for Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple (Female Version)”, directed by Richard Robert Bunker.
Non-AEA, stipend provided.
- Auditions: Monday/Tuesday May 20-21, 7-9 pm, by appointment
- Callbacks: Wed/Thur May 22-23, 7-9pm
- Rehearsals: July 7-August 15
- Performances: August 16-September 15, Fri/Sat evenings, Sunday afternoons, one Thursday evening (Sept 12)
All activities held at Altarena Playhouse, 1409 High St, Alameda, [...]
May 17 – June 16
Book, Music & Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
Directed by Stewart Lyle
Musical Direction by
Susan Sonnemaker & Armando Fox
Choreography by Bobby Bryce
Production Sposored by Chuck Hodapp and by Rick & Nancy McKinley, Alameda Insurance
How many minutes does it take to measure a life? In this 1996 groundbreaking retelling of La Bohème, filmmakers and rock musicians in New York find inspiration in the tragedy and beauty all around them. Their journey of love and loss is the theme of this musical, one of only five to win both the Tony Award and the Pulitzer Prize.
Recommended for 13 & up (strong language, adult situations).
Directed by Angelo Benedetto. Non-AEA, modest stipend provided.
Auditions: March 17, 18, 19, 7-10pm, by appointment. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for appointments.
Prepare: 2 monologues (serious, comedic, or both), showcasing pure characters. We may not have time to see both, so please start with your #1 piece. Please bring headshot & résumé and list of conflict dates [...]
Early in 2013, CBS News ran this piece on a Bay Area woman who wandered into a thrift shop and found, of all things, unstamped and unmailed Christmas cards from the late Sue Bunker, longtime Altarena supporter and Board member. Out of kindness, she stamped and mailed the letters on to the recipients, who were [...]
Sally Hogarty writes in the Alameda Journal about director Sue Trigg’s “well-timed physical comedy” in the award-winning God of Carnage, and has some great things to say about talented actors Ben Ortega, Jan Lee Marshall, Paul Araquistain, and Sharon Huff Robinson who bring the play to life.
Single-ticket prices are going up, but subscriptions are staying the same, making them an even better deal…and just $50 for students! Priority seating, free exchanges, restaurant & wine discounts, and more!
January 18 – February 17
Join us for a very special season celebrating 75 years of Alameda Little Theatre Inc.!
Our exciting 2013 season includes God of Carnage, Rent, Crimes of the Heart, The Odd Couple, and a new musical from a local playwright, Song of the Nightingale.