Audition Notice!

Audition Notice: Turning Off The Morning News by Christopher Durang

OnStage Playhouse

Audition Dates: Feb 26 th from 2-7 p.m. Callbacks Feb 27 th from 2-6 p.m.
Run: May 27 th – June 19 th 2022
Directed by Adam Parker

To request an audition time and script please email Subject line TOMN

Stipend paid


Cliff and Salena are happily living a nice, normal life in the suburbs. But their neighbors, Jimmy and
Polly, threaten to disrupt their domestic bliss. They’re sometimes a little strange—and sometimes
completely unhinged. Equally unnerving and delightful, TURNING OFF THE MORNING NEWS takes
hilarious aim at the absurdity of our modern world.
Roles Available:
JIMMY: Male identifying. White, mid 40s. Married to Polly. Timmy's father. 
POLLY: Female identifying. White, late 30s to mid 40s. Married to Jimmy. Timmy's mother.
TIMMY: Male identifying. White. Playing a teenager but needs to be early 20s. Jimmy & Polly's son.
CLIFFORD: Male identifying. Can be any ethnicity. Late 30s to mid 40s. Widowed. Lives with Salena.
SALENA: Female identifying. Black. Mid 30s. Estranged. Lives with Clifford. 
ROSALIND: Female identifying. Can be any ethnicity Mid 30s. Has a pillowcase on her head for a lot of
the play.