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STRAIGHT and NARROW Audition Notice

METRO THEATRE  is holding auditions for



Playwright:  Jimmie Chinn

Directed by Catherine Morrison

on Monday, January 9 and Tuesday, January 10, 2017

at 7:30 PM


AUDITION ADDRESS: Metro Theatre, 1370 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver

SHOW RUNS: April 22 to May 13, 2017


A gay couple who run a kitchen renovation business together suffer a relationship crisis, compounded by the demands of their families. Set in Manchester, England. English accents a must.


Characters Needed

4 men and 3 women

Bob, early 40s. Easy going but has not “come out” to his mother. Knows his partner is getting restless but doesn’t know why

Jeff, his partner, mid 30s, into healthy living. Only child from a single-parent family and starting to feel he’d like a child of his own.

Arthur, mid to late 40s brother-in-law who has recently left his wife, Nona

Bill, aged 40-60, the husband of Lois, is kind, easy-going and a big sports fan.

Vera, mid to late 60s, Bob’s mother, irascible but funny

Lois, Bob’s sister, married to Bill, early 40s, pregnant with 4 th child

Nona, Bob’s other sister, Arthur’s wife, depressed because of husband leaving. Early 40s

Requirements: Auditions will be cold readings from the script; the director will choose which scenes the group will read. No appointment necessary.

Notes: This is a NON-EQUITY production. People will be seen on a first come/first served basis, but be prepared that you may have to sit around and wait as you may be needed to read opposite someone else who is auditioning.




April 22 to May 13, 2017, at 8 pm

with Sunday Matinees: 

April 30 and May 7, 2017, at 2 pm

Private bookings may occur on Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays, for each performance week, with no more than one private booking per week.  Please keep these days free to perform.

REHEARSALS begin March 2017 and continue until Opening Night. If you are cast, you will be required to become a Member of Metro Theatre and your 12-month Membership Fee of $20 will be collected at the first read-through.

Please complete the STRAIGHT and NARROW fillable-audition-form.

You can SUBMIT the form using the contact form below OR PRINT it out and bring it with you to the audition.

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