Dundas County Players’ are holding auditions for their fall production of “The Children’s Hour”, by Lillian Hellman. It will be directed by Terry Green. Rehearsals will begin in Sept. with the show opening in mid-Nov.
“The Children’s Hour” is a serious adult play about two woman during the depression in 1934, who start up and successfully run a private school for girls. After a malicious student starts a rumour about the two women, the rumour soon turns to scandal.
As the girl comes to understand the power she wields, she sticks to her story, which precipitates tragedy for the women. By the time the lie is discovered, it is too late and irreparable damage has been done.
The cast consists of 13 F and 2M as follows (age ranges are approximate):
8 F (12 – 16 yrs)
2 F (25 – 35 yrs)
1 F (45 – 60 yrs)
1 F (55 -70 yrs)
1 F (35 – 50)
1 M (25 – 35 yrs)
1 M (15 -20 yrs)
Auditions will be held
Tuesday June 10th at 7:00pm at the Winchester Old Town Hall, upstairs from the Theatre and
Wednesday June 11th at 7:00pm auditions will be held downstairs, in the theatre. (No appointment time is necessary)