01 Auditions & Talent Calls, 2014 Ham Buns and Potato Salad

Final Audition for USP’s “Ham Buns and Potato Salad”

Union Street Players, Pella’s award-winning community theatre, will hold final auditions for their spring production of Ham Buns and Potato Salad this Saturday, February 8 (10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) at the Pella Community Center. Ham Buns and Potato Salad is a full length comedy in two acts written by local playwright, Tom Vander Well. Those who cannot make the audition and are still interested in being considered for a part are asked to contact the show’s Director, Ann Wilkinson (pmscasting@aol.com). No roles are precast and no experience is necessary.

Performances scheduled for April 10-13, 2014.

Five roles for Men. Four roles for women. One role for a preteen girl.

Ham Buns and Potato Salad is set in the fictional town of Hebron, Iowa (population 318). After a tragic accident, the town is preparing for the funeral of a local couple. Their son, Thomas, was an only child who left town after high school, twelve years earlier, and never returned. Thomas’ departure after high school coincided with a town scandal which has never been resolved and has simmered in the town’s collective conscience for over a decade. With his impending return, the town is buzzing with anticipation and the heat on the old scandal is raised to a full boil. The script can be downloaded for perusal as a PDF by clicking on the link below:

Ham Buns and Potato Salad 01-17-2014.PDF

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