Pulitzer Prize Finalist, Marjorie Prime "has all the hallmarks of the best Science Fiction; it's clever, alive with humor, surprising... and terribly haunting."
-The New Yorker
Marjorie Prime stars Prudence Garcia Renart as a woman suffering with Alzheimer's, whose family has purchased her a "Prime" for companionship. When Marjorie passes away, her daughter Tess (Rebecca Brown Adelman) gets a prime of her own
The play also stars Phillip X Levine and Austin Lightning Carrothers.
Directed by award-winning director/choreographer Ovi Vargas making his debut at Phoenicia Playhouse. A veteran of over 300 shows on Broadway, Off-Broadway, National Tours, Regional Theatre, Summer Stock as well as Television and Film.
Musical Direction Lee Stowe
Nominated for Tony Awards for Best Musical and Best Book, this hilarious romantic comedy explores the ups and downs of the professional and personal relationship of songwriters Vernon and Sonia.
Seeking strong singer-actors:
Sonia Walsk - (25-35ish) Mezzo-Soprano
Quirky, off-beat, a tad neurotic, disorganized and distracted.
Vernon Gersch - (30- 45ish) Baritone
Glib, aloof and focused, A calm facade that hides his insecurities.
ENSEMBLE (Any ethnicity or age, not necessarily strong singers)
1st Voice of Sonia
2nd Voice of Sonia
3rd Voice of Sonia
1st Voice of Vernon
2nd Voice of Vernon
3rd Voice of Vernon
Voice of Phil the Engineer
Please prepare a song to sing for the audition.