Kelsey Casting Call: “Barefoot in the Park”


The Yardley Players have announced auditions for their Fall 2017 Kelsey Theatre production of “Barefoot in the Park, opening September 2017 at The Kelsey Theatre! Wanna audition? Good! Here is everything you need to know!

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This is a non-union, non-paid production.

About the Show

Paul and Corie Bratter are newlyweds in every sense of the word. After a six day honeymoon, they get a surprise visit from Corie’s loopy mother and decide to play matchmaker during a dinner with their neighbor-in-the-attic Velasco, where everything that can go wrong, does.

Audition Dates

Auditions and callbacks will be held in the Communications (CM) building adjacent to Kelsey Theatre. (On the campus of Mercer County Community College – 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, NJ)

  • Saturday, August 5th (1pm-4pm)
  • Monday, August 7th (7pm-9pm)

Production Company & Creative Team

  • Presented by The Yardley Players
  • Directed by Liz Wurtz

Performance Dates & Location

  • All performances will take place inside The Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College
  • Performance Dates:
    • Friday, September 22nd at 8pm
    • Saturday, September 23rd at 8pm
    • Sunday, September 24th at 2pm
    • Friday, September 29th at 8pm
    • Saturday, September 30th at 8pm
    • Sunday, October 1st at 2pm

Rehearsal Information

  • Rehearsals are planned for Monday and Wednesday evenings starting at 7pm, and Sunday afternoons starting at 12pm.
  • Days may change once the show is cast.

How To Sign-up

  • Appointments are required.
  • To sign-up to audition, please call Liz Wurtz at 215-945-4114

Audition Prep

  • The audition will consist of cold readings from the script.


  • All roles are open.


CORRIE BRATTER: Age Range 20-30 A Carefree young newlywed busily trying to set up and decorate the new home she shares with her husband, Paul.  She may be flighty or over-enthusiastic but not a fool.

PAUL BRATTER: Age Range 25-35 Corie’s husband a young lawyer with a dry wit. Unlike Corie he likes to stay in his comfort zone.  Conventional, wants to be a good husband by being a good provider.  Very much in love with Corie. Sometimes matter of fact but never cold

ETHEL BANKS: Age Range 40-60 Corie’s cautious mother who is willing to endure anything for her daughter. Now that Corie is out of the nest, Ethel lives alone and struggles to find her role. She is very sharp with a good dry wit of her own.

MR. VICTOR VELASCO: Age Range 40- 60 The Bratters’ eccentric bohemian neighbor who lives in the attic of the brownstone just above the apartment.  Fancies himself a lady’s man and can be very charming.

TELEPHONE MAN: Age Range 25- 55  A good humored man who makes observations on everyday life and relationships as he installs and fixes telephones.

DELIVERY PERSON: Age Range 55 and up. A small bit brings wedding gifts to the Bratters and is exhausted by all the flights of stairs leading up to the apartment

How To Sign-up

  • Appointments are required.
  • To sign-up to audition, please call Liz Wurtz at 215-945-4114

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