Four Weddings & An Elvis - Archived
Sandy, four-times-married-three-times-divorced, is the owner of a wedding chapel in Las Vegas. She has seen her fair share of matrimonies! In the hilarious Four Weddings and an Elvis, we witness four of her funniest.
Location and Dates
Apr 26-28, 2019 and May 3-5, 2019 at Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Avenue, Cary NC
March 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Cary Arts Center
Four Weddings and an Elvis: A Comedy in Four Acts
Audition Dates: March 4 & 5
Cary Players will hold auditions on Monday, March 4 and Tuesday, March 5, 2019. The Director will be Nicola Lefler. Auditions will be at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Avenue from 6:45 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.; registration begins at 6:30. The Callback date is Saturday, March 9, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Cary Arts Center.
You will find the forms you need to fill out and bring with you to auditions by following the links below. Please attach a photo to the documents.
Conflict Calendar— Please remember to note ALL of your conflicts on the calendar.
Questions about auditions? Please contact Jeri Summer (email@example.com)
MORE ABOUT THESE AUDITIONS
(Notes from the Director) In order to identify your particular abilities and character potential, please be prepared to do cold readings only. Sides will be made available at auditions. Prepared monologues are not required or requested.
Ages indicated are guidelines, not set in stone. All adults are encouraged to audition.
Sandy – The wedding chapel owner. Four-times-married-three-times-divorced owner of a wedding chapel in Las Vegas. (40s-60s) (In all scenes)
Wedding #1: The Payback
Bev – The angry bride: Recently dumped, Bev is intent on a revenge marriage, but with the benefit of actually loving the man she is using to get even. (30s-40s)
Stan – The angry groom: Dumped by his wife, he is determined to marry the ex of the guy who got his gal. Still carrying a major torch for his former wife, revenge seems the right thing to do. (30s-40s) (Also is the producer in wedding 4)
John – The Elvis minister who works next door: He is able to play Elvis at the drop of a sequined hat, but has a sensitive, non-cynical side. (30s-50s)
Wedding #2: The Comeback
Vanessa – The older bride with well-kept glamour: A fading actress who saw her glory days in a beach-blanket, spy vs spy sitcom. (50s-60s).
Bryce – The older groom, still handsome: A fading actor who wants to capture his bygone days when surfing against the soviets was his life. (50-60’s).
Lou – The minister: A bit off in some ways, but watches well, and has a faint remnant of when he was once an Elvis to be reckoned with. (60s-80s)
Wedding #3: The Real Thing
Fiona – The bride, tough ex-con: Fiona never got a chance to make life work – bad home life, poor choice in friends, even worse choice in boyfriends, now recently paroled and united with her pen pal love. (20s-30s)
Marvin – The groom, gentle postal worker: As well versed in zip codes as his scriptures, Marvin knows to look on the inside and past the tattoos for an eternal companion. (20s-40s)
Fist – Scary friend of the bride: Obey the fist. He is a Cro-Magnon felon who punches first and thinks later. (20s-30s)
Wedding #4: Sandy & Ken: The Epilogue
Ken – Sandy’s ex-husband, drunk: cameo role. (40s-60s)
All actors from previous scenes will appear in this scene.
SANDY: Laura Arwood
BEV: Michelle Corbitt
STAN: Sean Malone
JOHN: Robby Merritt
BRYCE: Keith Kenel
VANESSA: Jenny Marconyak
LOU: Dan Bain
FIST: Jason Christ
FIONA: Susie Pratt
MARVIN: Dan Mullins
KEN: Tim Coyle
Director: Nicola Lefler
Assistant Director: Mia Peters
Stage Manager: Beth Somerville
Set Designer: Katie Moorehead
Technical Director: Ian Robson
Costume Designer/Hair & Makeup: Emily Johns
Master Carpenter: Ed Killian
Sound Designer: Todd Houseknecht
Lighting Designer: Michael Lefler
Props Master: Hannah Wolfert
Deck Crew Chief: Kristie Kennedy
Lead Producer: Jeri Summer
Production Team: Debra Grannan, Carole Kelly, Dan Martschenko, Jenny Robson
Volunteer Coordinator: Jeri Summer
Volunteer Assistant: David Calhoun
Sound Assistant: Barbara Corbin
Light Board Operator: Jenny Robinson
“Come enjoy four acts of love…or something like it. What happens in Las Vegas…is hilarious!” – Eventful
“Laughter abounded throughout the play on opening night…. Not only were expectations met, they were exceeded!” – Montgomery Media
“Screechingly funny!” – Phillyfun Journal