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Rabbit Hole

by: David Lindsay-Abaire

Performance Dates: Sept. 29-30 and Oct. 1 and 5-8, 2017

Chapin Theatre Company announces auditions for David Lindsay-Abaire's "Rabbit Hole," to be held Friday, July 7, at 7 pm and Sunday, July 9, at 3 pm at the Firehouse Theatre (American Legion Post 193, 102 Lexington Ave., Chapin 29036. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Five roles are available.

"Lindsay-Abaire's three previous plays ... suggest the writer works generally in a lighter vein. This makes the deeply felt rewards and maturity of 'Rabbit Hole,' with is graceful balance of humor and melancholy, all the more unexpected." -- Variety.

Rabbit Hole will be staged Sept. 29-30 and Oct. 1 and 5-8. Actors who are cast should generally be available for rehearsals starting in early to mid August. Rehearsals will be held in Chapin.

Questions? Visit 2017 Season - Chapin Theatre Company (CTC) or ontact Glenn Farr at
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To be directed by Glenn Farr (Chapin's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Marvin's Room, Christmas Belles, etc.), Rabbit Hole takes place after Becca and Howie lose their young son, who is hit by a car while following his dog into the street. Each parent takes a different approach to grief, as Becca tries to erase reminders of their son and Howie clings to his memory. In spite of the serious ! subject matter, the play is laced with appropriate situational humor, with Izzy and Nat providing comic relief. As Jason does his best to make amends for his accidental role in the family tragedy, Becca and Howie gradually move towards a promising resolution.


Becca (female lead) Becca and her husband have just lost their young son to an accident; actress can be mid 30s to early 40s
Howie (male lead) Becca's husband; actor can be mid 30s to early 40s
Izzy (female supporting) Becca's younger, irresponsible sister; actress can be late 20s to mid 30s
Nat (female supporting) Becca's and Izzy's well-meaning, but intrusive mother; late 50s to early 60s
Jason (male supporting) High school student who accidentally causes the story's central tragedy; actor's playable range should be 16-18.


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