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Players Guild Of Leonia Hosts Open Auditions: 'I Never Sang For My Father'

The Players Guild of Leonia will be auditioning actors for the Robert Anderson play, "I Never Sang for My Father." Here, a scene from the Steppenwolf production of the classic drama.
The Players Guild of Leonia will be auditioning actors for the Robert Anderson play, "I Never Sang for My Father." Here, a scene from the Steppenwolf production of the classic drama. Photo Credit: Steppenwolf.org

LEONIA, N.J. -- The Players Guild of Leonia will hold open auditions for Robert Anderson’s classic play, “I Never Sang for My Father,” Sunday, Monday and Tuesday Dec. 6 - 8.

All auditions will be held in the home of the Players Guild,The Civil War Drill Hall Theatre, at 130 Grand Ave., before director Claudia MacDermott.

The Guild was recently named the Best Place in New Jersey for Non-Equity Theatre by New Jersey Stage.

There will be nine performances of the play over three weekends, from March 4 -- 20, 2016.

For more information, call (201) 947-9606 , or CLICK HERE .

Roles in the play are:

Gene Garrison -- a college professor in his early 40’s, a widower. Emotional, struggling, conflicted.

Tom Garrison -- Gene’s father, nearing 80. A self made man and a giant of a man to his community.

Margaret Garrison -- Gene’s mother, has lived for years with health challenges. Her love for her son takes center stage in her life.

Alice Garrison -- Gene’s older sister, she is practical, realistic, no nonsense.

Porter/Waiter -- Handles the baggage when Tom and Margaret arrive by train from Florida.

Mary -- Irish waitress at Schrafft’s, Tom flirts with her.

Reverend Sam Pell -- minister at the family’s local church. Age: 40’s to 60’s

Dr. Mayberry -- Garrison family physician. Age: 50’s to 60’s

Nurse Janet Halsey -- Private duty nurse hired to care for Margaret.

Marvin Scott -- Funeral director.

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