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6 JAN 2008


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The cast photo of ReAct's "Audition Antics".
Photo: David Hsieh.

The Cast

(in alphabetical order)

Andrew Chin
Kathy Hsieh
Summer Menkee
Lisa Marie Nakamura
Colleen Parker
Bill Quinn
Raquel Rosen
Katie Tupper

MRS. DOBBS: "Then, of course, in a monitored environment we will be asking you to take off your clothes."

Lisa Marie Nakamura, Raquel Rosen, Summer Menkee and Katie Tupper in ReAct's Scruples.
Photo: David Hsieh.

Directed by
David Hsieh

The Crew

Stage Manager
David Hsieh
Aaron Weiss
Sound Operator
George Paul Glanzman
Light Board Operator, Festival Lighting Designer & Venue Technician
Tom Arthur
Festival House Manager
Amy Ferguson

CAT BURGLAR: "Just remember, this gun can shoot through trucks!"

Bill Quinn and Andrew Chin in ReAct's The Audition.
Photo: David Hsieh.


>>Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Preview)
>>Seattle Weekly
>>Fringe Rag
>>Patron Comments

EMMA: "You've gained a few pounds since this picture was taken, haven't you?"

Kathy Hsieh and Colleen Parker in ReAct's The Role of Della.
Photo: David Hsieh.

                            by David Hsieh

"Audition Antics"

Original Production

March 10, 11, 14, 16 - 18, 2000
Northwest Actors Studio
March 26, 2000
Elliott Bay Book Company

The Program

The Setting

Various locations in New York, Seattle and Hollywood.

Prelude: "The Dance Audition" - Summer and the Company

"The Commercial Audition" -
By Jon Jory

Receptionist - Colleen
Lois - Summer
Jane - Raquel
Marti - Katie
Mrs. Dobbs - Lisa Marie
Mr. Skiles - Andrew

Interlude: "Kathy's Story" - Kathy

"The Film Audition" -
By Robert Mauro

Film Director - Bill
Cat Burglar - Andrew

Interlude: "Colleen's Story" - Colleen

"The Casting Agent Audition" -
By Gary Iwamoto
with lyrics adapted by Kathy Hsieh

Moe - Kathy/Raquel
Susie - Katie

Interlude: "Summer's Story" - Summer

"The Stage Audition" -
By John J. Wooten

Emma - Colleen
Elizabeth - Kathy/Summer
Woman - Lisa Marie

Finale: "There's No Business Like Show Business" - The Company


premiered at the Actors Theatre of Louisville on December 11, 1989.


was first produced at the Northwest Asian American Theatre.

The Role of Della

premiered at 12 Miles West Theatre Company in October 1995 as part of Roadside Attractions, a one-act festival by 12 Miles West.

Production Notes

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>>ReAct's Encore Engagement

ReAct's presentation of Scruples was produced by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.
The Audition belongs in the public domain.
ReAct's exerpt presentation from Twinkle was produced with permission by the show's originators.
ReAct's presentation of The Role of Della was produced by special arrangement with ROSENSTONE/WENDER.
All additional material presented was created by the company.

Special Thanks To...

The cast for costume support
Andrew Chin for production support
The Elliott Bay Book Company for promotional support
George Paul Glanzman for Production support
Lorna Hee for box office support
Kinko's Copies for photocopying support
Lisa Marie Nakamura for loaned props and set pieces
Colleen Parker for loaned props
Rick Simonson for organizational support
The Seattle Fringe Theatre Festival and staff for festival support
Tams Witmark Music Library for music
Gail Wamba for loaned props
Aaron Weiss for music support
Rick Wong & Rk Productions for videography

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