Penfield Players and director Scott Fitzgerald announces auditions for our Winter Readers' Theatre production of The Explorers Club. Auditions are scheduled for January 3 and 4, 2017 from 7:00-9:00pm both nights at the Penfield Recreation Center.

Here is a synopsis for The Explorers Club:
In Victorian London, the Explorers Club is a renowned group of adventurers and scientists who study anything and everything with nature, animals and the world itself. When one of their own proclaims his interest in bringing in a woman, the rest of the club is up in arms over this potential change of tradition. Yet Phyllida Spotte-Hume is no slouch - she is a great explorer who has brought along a native from a lost city she recently discovered. Add a cultural misunderstanding with the native, animals on the loose, angry Irishmen and warrior monks, and the need for a better bartender and you have an anything goes farce about the exploration of the roughest nature of all: human nature. The Penfield Players present the reading of The Explorers Club by Tony-nominated writer Nell Benjamin (co-book writer of the musical adaptation of Legally Blonde). Scott Fitzgerald directs, with Justin Rielly producing.

Cast: 9 men, 2 women (doubling) Total Cast: 11

General Audition Info

The Penfield Players hold separate auditions for each of the season's shows. Our fall performances are in November and we usually hold auditions in August. Our spring show auditions vary. All auditions are held at the Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Rd. in Penfield.

Auditions usually consist of readings from the script, but some directors encourage a prepared monologue. It is strongly recommended that you read the script before auditioning. Reading scripts are usually available from the director.

We look forward to seeing you at a future audition!


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