Circle Theatre Players Auditions for “Laughter on the 23rd Floor”

Circle Theatre Players announces auditions for.

Neil Simon’s
Laughter on the 23rd Floor
Directed by Melanie Douglas

Audition Dates: Sunday, October 6, 2019, and Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 7PM

Location: Sand Lake Center for the Arts, 2880 NY Highway 43, Averill Park, New York 12018

Phone Number: 518-674-2007


Performance Dates: December 6-8, 12-15, 2019

Rehearsal Schedule:
October: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 7PM;
November & December: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday 7PM

Those auditioning will be asked to read selections from the script. Please
bring an acting resume if available. Headshots are welcome but not required.

For more information, email Melanie Douglas at

Show Synopsis:

Based on Neil Simon’s experiences as a junior writer for “Your Show of Shows,” and set in 1953, the play follows the host of a weekly comedy variety show, Max Prince, along with his staff of writers.

Roles Available:

Max Prince (M, 30s-50s) The mega-star of the popular television variety show “The Max Prince Show”; larger than life personality

Lucas Brickman (M, 20s-40) The freshman writer

Milt Fields (M, 40s-60s) A joke-a-minute kind of guy

Val Slotsky (M, 40s-60s) A senior member of the staff (speaks in a Russian dialect)

Brian Doyle (M, 30s-50s) Heavy smoker, heavy cougher, heavy drinker

Kenny Franks (M, 30s-40s) Considered to be the “boy genius” of the group

Ira Stone (M, 30s-50s) Hypochondriac who is late for work every day due to a new ailment

Carol Wyman (F, 30s-40s) The only woman writer on the show

Helen (F, 20s) Max’s secretary


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