“Ripcord,” a comedy by David Lindsay-Abaire, will be staged at 7:30 p.m. May 25-26, June 1-2 and June 8-9, and 2 p.m. May 27, June 3 and 10, at Lubbock Community Theatre, 4230 Boston Ave.
Auditions take place from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, with callbacks from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, at the theater.
A Lubbock native, director Chad Anthony Miller is a New York City resident who has worked professionally for 20 years on both coasts as an actor, writer, co-producer and teacher. A Texas Tech alum, Miller worked on many LCT projects while in Lubbock. He has since worked on network TV, in independent films, and has stage credits off-Broadway and with Retro Productions in Manhattan.
Miller has improv and sketch training from both Upright Citizens Brigade and The Groundlings.
Actors are needed to play Abby, age 70s to 80s; Marilyn, age 70s to 80s; Scotty, age 20s to 30s; Benjamin, Lewis and Clown, played by same actor 20s to 40s; Colleen and Woman in White, same actress 20s to 40s; and Derek, Zombie, Butler and Masked Man, same actor, 20s to 40s.
Synopsis: Abby enjoys sunny room on upper floor at senior living facility. Forced to share her quarters with new arrival Marilyn, cantankerous Abby decides to get rid of the chipper newcomer by any means possible. A seemingly harmless bet between two old women escalates into dangerous game of one-upmanship that reveals formerly hidden truths.
Contact Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.