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JET auditions for ‘The Odd Couple” 4/23

April 11, 2019

The Neil Simon classic comedy about two divorced friends trying to live together.

Bring headshot and resume.

Jewish Ensemble Theatre

: The Odd Couple


April 23, 2019 4 Pm -9PM


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Six Males

2 Females

OSCAR MADISON (Lead) A slovenly, recently divorced sportswriter.

MURRAY: one of the poker players, is a policeman and a methodical, even slow, thinker. He is also very gentle and caring and demonstrates the most concern for Felix. Murray is fairly unflappable but he is also a bit simple and naive.

ROY: one of the poker players, is Oscar’s accountant and a man with an acute sense of smell.

SPEED: one of the poker players, as his name implies, Speed is always in a hurry. He is the impatient poker player —sarcastic, complaining, and even a little mean.

VINNIE: one of the poker players, is nervous and eccentric. He is constantly checking his watch because he wants to leave early—he’s departing for a vacation in Florida (in July) the next morning.

FELIX UNGER (Lead) A fastidious, hypochondriac news-writer whose marriage is ending.

CECILY PIGEON is the young of the two sisters and a little more uninhibited than her sister. Must have strong British accent

GWENDOLYN PIGEON is the older sister of the two, British, attractive, and works as a secretary for the Slenderama Health Club. Must have strong British a

Readings from the play. Prepare one comedic monologue

Yes. SPT1

$263 per week AEA

$150 per week Non Equity

First Rehearsal May 20

Grand Opening performance on June 10th. Runs June 14th-July 14th dark the week of 4th of July

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