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Open Auditions For Arthur Miller’s Classic Play “All My Sons”

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Theatre Alliance will hold auditions for Arthur Miller’s American classic play, “All My Sons” at the Mariposa Park Amphitheatre on Friday, Mar. 1, from 5 – 9 p.m. and Saturday, Mar. 2, from 1 – 5 p.m.

Audition materials will be provided at the time of the readings. Performance dates are May 24, 25, 26 in Mariposa, May 31 in El Portal, and June 1 in Coulterville.

For additional information, or to volunteer for backstage duties, contact Director Fred Friedland at theatreartsmariposa@gmail.com.

Set a few years after World War II, “All My Sons” opens on the backyard of the Keller family. They look like a mid-century American success story. Joe runs the business, Kate runs the home, and their son, Chris, will inherit it all.

But there is something rotten in the Keller household and secrets have a way of getting out . . .

The Kellers have been waiting for their MIA son Larry to turn up alive since the end of the war. No matter how unlikely his return, Kate cannot give up hope.

Chris, the surviving son, has fallen in love with his brother’s fiancée Ann, and on a visit to the Keller family home, their controversial romance opens up shallow wounds.

Amidst accusations of war crimes and the impending reality that Larry is never coming home, the confrontation that follows exposes secrets and lies too big to be forgiven.

Parts are available for the following roles:

  • Joe Keller – about 60 years old
  • Kate Keller – mid-50s
  • Chris Keller – mid 30s
  • Ann Deever – mid 20s
  • George Deever – mid 30s
  • Dr. Jim Baylis – about 40
  • Sue Baylis – about 40
  • Frank Lubey – mid 30s
  • Lydia Lubey – mid 30s
  • Bert (a boy) – age 8 – 10

“All My Sons” is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York.

The Mariposa Theatre Alliance is a program of the Mariposa County Arts Council.

The Arts Council is an incorporated not-for-profit organization created to promote and support all forms of the cultural arts, for all ages, throughout Mariposa County. It is supported in part by the County of Maripos;, the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency; and the California Arts Council, a state agency.

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