AUDITION INFORMATION

LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR

December 11, 2021 from 1-4 pm

December 13, 2021 from 7-10 pm

GLCT Theatre 160 W. Main Street

Old Town Lewisville, 75057

Entrance is in the rear, on Elm Street

Please do not park in the gated parking lot. 

Please notify the director at kevinfuld@gmail.com with the date you plan to audition.

Cast and crew must be fully vaccinated. Boosters are not required. Masks will not be required in rehearsal.

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SHOW DESCRIPTION

Inspired by Neil Simon’s youthful experience as a staff writer on Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows, with all the attendant comic drama, this hilarious classic retells how the harried writing staff frantically scrambles to top each other with gags while competing for the attention of star madman "Max Prince".  The play is notable for its insider’s look at TV comedy writing, and its commentary on the political and social undercurrents of the McCarthy era.  This now legendary team of writers fights an ongoing battle with NBC executives who fear Max’s humor is too sophisticated for 1950’s Middle America. stage.

 

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

Note: This show has a cast of nine. Five of the roles were cast when GLCT planned to do this show in 2020 but had to postpone due to the pandemic. Those actors are still committed to the show.

Max Prince:  30-40ish. Based on Sid Caesar. The boss and star of The Max Prince Show.  Funny. Passionate. Scatterbrained. 

Lucas Brickman: Early 20s. Based on Neil Simon. The new kid in the room.  Bright-eyed and amazed to be where he is. 

Brian Doyle: 30s. Based on Tim Webster.  Irish. Bald. One of the only gentiles in the room. Heavy smoker.  Heavy drinker.  

Helen: 20s. Based on no one.   Max’s secretary.  Enthusiastic. Mostly competent. But not funny. . . intentionally.


Overall Understudy

 

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:
KEVIN MICHAEL FULD

Kevin Michael Fuld has been acting, writing and directing in the DFW theatre scene for over 20 years.  He has worked extensively on and offstage at Pocket Sandwich Theatre and worked with other theatre groups such as Mainstage Irving, Richardson Theatre Center, and Rover Dramawerks.  For the past 8 years, he has run Camp Death Productions focusing on producing new works by local Dallas artists. He has written six full length plays and is very excited to be working with GLCT and bringing to life a wonderful show by the great Neil SImon.

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