Audition Notice

You Can’t Take It With You

By Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman

Directed by Janelle Kauffman


When: August 27 at 7:00pm
Where: Sutter Street Theatre, 717 Sutter Street, Folsom
Play runs November 4 – November 26 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 4:00pm.
Rehearsals start 6 weeks prior to opening.
Please bring a headshot and resume if you have them and a list of any rehearsal conflicts you may have.
No conflicts are allowed for performances.

Synopsis:  A zany family lives outside traditions of the day.  They are warm and idealistic and misunderstood by the normal folks around them.


Cast Breakdown

There are roles for all types—
The roles of Grandpa and Penny have been pre-cast.
  • Essie:  Female Late 20s, Madcap scatterbrained grandchild, who clumsily practices ballet.
  • Ed:  Male Late 20s, Loving, xylophone playing husband of Essie.
  • Tony Kirby:  Male Late 20s, Dashing young man in love with Alice.
  • Alice:  Female Early 20s, Lovely granddaughter, falling for Tony.
  • Anthony Kirby:  Older male, Stuffy father of Tony.
  • Miriam Kirby:  Older female, Tony’s disapproving mother.
  • Gay Wellington:  Older female, Drunken, has-been actress.
  • Wilbur Henderson:  Male adult, Irritated government official.
  • Mr. DePinna:  Male adult, Permanent guest and and playmate for Paul.
  • Paul:  Male, middle-aged, Husband of Penny.  A dreamer.
  • Grand Duchess:  Older female, Displaced royal, down on her luck.
  • Boris:  Male, middle-aged, Strongman critic of ballet and art.   Enjoys wrestling.
  • Donald and Rheba:  Male(s) or Female(s) middle aged, The household caretaker/maid/butler and his/her partner.