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MacMurray to audition for Spring play

February 1, 2012

JACKSONVILLE, IL – MacMurray College will hold an audition for the play “Bleacher Bums: a nine-inning comedy,” 7-9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6 at the Thoresen Recital Hall in the Putnam/Springer Building at the corner of Clay and State streets on the MacMurray campus. (Note change of location.) The parts range from characters age 20s to 50s and include: 

  • Greg -- a gentle young man in his 20s. He has been blind from birth.
  • Melody King --  an attractive and serious sun-worshiper in her 20s
  • Zig -- a large, 50-something, cigar-chomping guy who bleeds Cubbie blue
  • Rose -- Zig’s long-suffering wife and closet Cubs fan
  • Decker -- a successful businessman in his 40’s
  • Richie -- in his 20s, with disgusting hygiene and personal habits
  • Marvin -- a professional gambler in his 30s
  • Cheerleader -- obnoxious teenage uber-fan with face paint and air horn
  • Announcer -- an off-stage voice

The performance dates are will be March 22-24.

For more information, contact:

Ted Roth, Director of Communications and Marketing
Work: 217-479-7027
Email: Send Email

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