The Newnan Theater Company will be hosting auditions for “Kong’s Night Out” on Monday and Tuesday January 3-4 at 7:00 p.m. on both evenings.
“Kong’s Night Out,” a comedic play by Jack Neary, reveals what happened in the hotel room next to the hotel room where Ann (played in the 1933 film by Fay Wray) is taken to. Manhattan night by King Kong.
Myron Siegel is an unlucky Broadway producer. His attempts to succeed have always been sabotaged by his nemesis, Carl Dennam, known for making films about spooky creatures of the jungle.
On the opening night of Myron’s Potential Manna, he learns that Carl is starting over, this time with something big. As the evening unfolds, every moment is meticulously coordinated with the events depicted in the classic 1933 film.
The auditions will take place at the NTC, 24 First Avenue in Newnan, and will consist of cold reads of the script.
The available roles are:
Myron Siegel (30-40), an unlucky Broadway producer
Sally Charmaine (50’s to 60’s woman), Myron’s nervous mother
Daisy (20-30), Myron’s wide-eyed niece, fresh off the Buffalo bus
Little Willie (male 30-40), Myron’s devoted bodyguard
Bertrille Siegel (30-40 years old), Myron’s wife, who wants to be a big Broadway star
Sig Higginbotham (male 40-60), the Myron investor on Broadway, who is from Central Europe
Carl Dennam (30-40 years old), the nemesis of Myron, a great Broadway producer
Ann Farrow (20-30), Carl’s new starlet
Jack Driskel (20-30s male), an animal handler for Carl’s latest venture, not very bright
Joseph Moore is leading the show, and it will be featured on the main stage as the March show of the 2021-22 Laughter Season from the Newnan Theater Company. The performance dates are March 17-20 and March 24-27, 2022. Performances are at 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, with mornings at 3:00 p.m. on Sundays.
The Newnan Theater Company does not charge any production fees of any kind for an artist to participate in a production, and all roles are non-equity and non-paid.