Monday, January 13, 2014

The HDCT invites you to 'Come out and Play!'

We are holding open Auditions for:

The Shame of Tombstone by Tim Kelly
Directed by Kimberly Strong

Dates: Tuesday & Wednesday - January 28th & 29th 2014
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Culver City Hall

The cast of Characters:  (and they are Characters!)

FIFI  --  a French maid from Bisbee, 'Oooh!  La-la!
AMANDA GOODSORT --  an inspiration to the wild town of Tombstone, harbors a dramatic secret.
FLORA COURTLAND  --  society leader and power to be reckoned with.
PEACHY JAMM  --  an artiste, pretty but no heart.
JUDGE MORTIMER HARSHLY  --  a villainous rouge, stops at nothing to achieve his evil ends.
OLE TIMER  --  a piece of the Old West, worships Amanda from afar, which is not a bad idea considering the way he smells.
SIDEKICK  --  Ole Timer's partner, and desert rat.
LONELY WOLF  --  a scout.  Harvard graduate.
LITTLE VICTORIA  --  a blossom from Beantown.
LT. PETE BOGG  --  the calvary to the rescue!
WING TIP  --  possess the wisdom of the ages and a long white beard.
UNKNOWN WOMAN --  Vengeance is mine!

NOTE:  For comic effect, some of the male roles may be portrayed by actresses, e.g. SIDEKICK, or WING TIP and maybe even LONELY WOLF.

Please visit. for a complete synopsis and an opportunity to read the first act by clicking on "Script Sample".

There are many ways to be a part of the production, anyone interested in participating is invited to attend the auditions and or contact Kimberly at

Those positions include:
Props/Costumes Coordinator:
Duties: Work directly with Director, script, and actors, to gather all necessary props and costumes needed for the production. It is possible to be an actor in current production.

Graphics Designer:
Duties: Create flyers/posters for advertising, create the playbills/programs, work with the advertising coordinator to have them produced. It is possible to be an actor in current production.

Stage Crew:
Duties: Include between-act changing of scenery, helping actors with props, curtain timing, and lighting, at Rehearsals and at performances. It is not possible to be an actor in current production.

Duties: Will make financial arrangements with treasurer to purchase refreshments. Will set up, tear down, and serve at all performances. Will, donate (preferably to local entities), and/or dispose of all unused perishables. It is not possible to be an actor in current production.

Rehearsals will be Tues. Wed. Thurs. from 6:30 - 8:30 starting on Jan. 30th.
Performances will be Fri. Sat. & Sun. Mar. 14th - Mar. 23rd.
Fri. & Sat. 7pm show - 6pm call
Sun. 2pm show - 1pm call

There will be additional Rehearsals both weeks of performances that may include Mondays.