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Father of the Bride

May 15 - 24

 

Written by Caroline Francke

Based on the novel by Edward Streeter

 

Directed by Tina Turley

 

Tickets go on sale: February 13, 2020

 

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Description

Mr. Banks runs a tight household until his daughter Kay surprises everyone with the announcement that she is engaged. The couple doesn’t want a “big” wedding—just a simple affair with a few friends. Before long, though, Mr. Banks’ life becomes a sprawling circus of caterers, florists, and furniture movers, in this comedy that inspired both the 1950 Spencer Tracy movie and the 1991 Steve Martin reboot.

Production Credits

Playwright - Caroline Francke

Author - Edward Streeter

Director - Tina Turley

Stage Manager - TBD

Lighting Designer - TBD

Set Designer - TBD

Sound Designer - TBD

Costumer - Jeanette Waterman

Cast

Mr. Banks - mid-40s

Mrs. Banks - early 40s

Kay Banks - early 20s

Ben Banks - late teens

Tommy Banks - mid-teens

Buckley Dunstan - early 20s

Buzz Taylor - mid-teens

Peggy Swift - late teens

Delilah - mid-20s

Miss Bellamy - late 30s

Mr. Massoula - 20s-30s

Joe - 20s-30s

Mrs. Pulitzki - 30s-40s

Red - furniture mover, any age

Pete - furniture mover, any age

Tim's Man - any age

Ensemble

Auditions

Auditions are planned for December 16 & 17 at 6:00 p.m. in conjunction with Inherit the Wind auditions, in the Wilson Carr Rehearsal Hall at Shelton State Community College (9500 Old Greensboro Road, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405). Those coming to audition should prepare for cold readings. A perusal script is available in the ticket office.

Performances

Thursday, May 14 @ 7:30 p.m. *Pay-What-You-Can Dress Rehearsal

Friday, May 15 @ 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 16 @ 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 17 @ 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May  20 @ 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 21 @ 7:30 p.m.

Friday, May 22 @ 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 23 @ 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 24 @ 2:00 p.m.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the running time of the production?
    TBD
  • Will there be an intermission?
    TBD
  • Should I bring the kids?
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  • What themes are explored in the play?
    TBD
  • Does the play’s text contain offensive language?
    TBD
  • Does the play contain violence?
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  • Does the play contain the use of alcohol, tobacco, or drugs?
    TBD
  • Does the play contain nudity or other adult situations?
    TBD

TICKET OFFICE HOURS
Monday-Thursday: 9am-5pm
Friday: 9am-12pm
One hour prior to performances

ADDRESS
9500 Old Greensboro Road #135
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405

PHONE
205.391.2277

FAX 205.391.2329

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