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YTI Holds Try-out for First Major Production of 61st Season

Jun 2, 2007 - Jun 13, 2007
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NEW BEDFORD, MA -- The try-out for Your Theatre, Inc.’s first major production of it’s 61st season, Communicating Doors, by British Playwright Alan Ayckbourn, will be held Wednesday, June 13. Anyone interested in auditioning for a part in the play should arrive at The YTI Playhouse 136 Rivet St.(corner of County St.) in New Bedford at 7:30 PM.

Mr. Ayckbourn’s Play, Communicating Doors, scheduled to be staged September 12 -22, is a time traveling comedy thriller. The play revolves around Ms. Poopay Dayseer, a twenty-first century Sexual Consultant, who while peddling her services' to an elderly hotel room client unexpectedly finds herself running for her life. Her flight through a communicating door brings her face to face with her own past and with the wife of her client who, twenty years earlier, apparently died under suspicious circumstances.

Director Lawrence R. Houbre, Jr. requires 6 actors to cast the play. Those auditioning, if cast, will be required to master a British Dialect. All actors, except those interested in the role of Poopay Dayseer, must be able to portray their character in the present and twenty years earlier. Actors chosen to fill roles in the play will be required to attend a minimum of three rehearsals per week beginning in late July.

Actors are needed to fill the following roles: Reese, as a sick 70 year old and as an energetic 30 year old newly wed; Julian, as Reese’s partner and care giver, age 65 and as Reese’s troubleshooter/henchman, age 45; Harold, as a perplexed house detective at age 55 and age 35; Poopay, as a sexual consultant and street smart dominatrix, age 35; Jessica, as Reese’s first wife who goes from immature bride of 25 to sophisticated woman of 45; Ruella, as Reese’s strong minded, indomitable and sophisticated 45 year old second wife.

For additional information, call the theatre at 508 993 0772, or e-mail

Founded in 1946, YTI is incorporated as a non-profit community theatre which seeks to enhance the cultural life of New Bedford, Southeastern Massachusetts, and nearby communities through the study and regular presentation of dramatic productions and other programs of high quality and professional standards.

The company also develops and encourages artistic talent through the establishment and operation of workshops, theatre productions and other dramatic training opportunities.

This press release is about Communicating Doors