Everyone is Welcome

Auditions

Once more, with enthusiasm …

TKD seeks to create an environment where everyone in the community feels welcome to participate and contribute.

We encourage everyone to audition for roles in our productions, regardless of your level of experience on stage. Our casts frequently include a wide diversity of ages, ethnicities, talents and skills.

The only thing we really demand is enthusiasm!

 

Directed by Joseph Johnson
Runs: August 2 – 18, 2019
Rehearsals: begin July 1 (subject to change)

Audition Times

  • Saturday, June 15, 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Sunday, June 16, 3:00-5:00 pm

Location

Auditions will held at the theatre, 800 S. Central Street [directions]. For more information, email info@theatreknoxville.com.

Available Roles

  • Joveeta Crumpler (F, 40s) — vivacious and driven, she has had it up to here, having been passed over again for a promotion at work.
  • Caprice Crumpler (F, 60-70) — Joveeta’s feisty mother who loves to drink and is perhaps too young for her age.
  • Norwayne “Baby” Crumpler (M, 40s) — Joveeta’s good ol’ boy brother who is taking his participation in a womanless beauty pageant way too seriously.
  • Big Ethel Satterwhite (F, 60-70) — nurse at the Stairway To Heaven Retirement Village. She’s nobody’s fool but a fool at heart.
  • Geogia Dean Rudd (F, 40s) — ball of fire, owns a diner, takes in every stray animal she comes across.
  • Lark Barken (F, 20s) — baby on the way and down on her luck, looking for a job and a place to stay.
  • Haywood Sloggett (M, 70s) — curmudgeon who lives across the road from the Crumplers and loathes their “trailer-trash” ways.
  • Lomax Tanner (M, 40s) — officious city manager.
  • Starla Pudney (F, 40s) – the mayor’s conniving, high-maintenance wife

Audition Requirements

  • No monologue is necessary. The audition will consist of cold readings from the script.
  • A headshot and resume are helpful but not required.
  • Please bring a detailed list of conflicts for July-August.

Synopsis

The inhabitants of one of the smallest trailer parks in Texas – four doublewides and a shed – are thrown for a loop when they realize the nearby town of Tugaloo is determined to annex them.

But odd assortment of friends, enemies and neighbors realize they’ll have to work together to defeat the encroaching annexation if they – and their way of life – have a snowball’s chance to survive being swallowed up by ‘the big guys.’ The rollicking mayhem of this flat-out funny Jones Hope Wooten comedy escalates as the residents attempt to secede from Texas, discover a traitor in their midst and turn the tables in a surprising and side-splitting finale.

So grab your Stetson and come on over to Doublewide, Texas, where life is double the fun, double the joy, and where audiences double over with laughter!

“This show has audiences laughing so hard, you can probably hear them outside the theatre!”
– Murry’s Dinner Playhouse

“You will howl with laughter at these characters. So leave your troubles at home. Because in Doublewide Texas, they’ve got enough for everybody!”
– Bay Review

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