This fascinating work of science fiction takes place in the not-too-distant future. The members of one family are facing critical turning points in their lives. Each of them is forced to confront some profound questions about their humanity. How does the fluidity of memory inform and determine their identity? How does the increasing pervasiveness of technology affect them and their connections with each other? And what precisely is it that makes them human? This highly thought-provoking play is a deeply human story about our relationship with technology. It will remain with you long after you leave the theater.
Village Theatre Guild
Auditions for Marjorie Prime will be held October 21st and 22nd, with call backs October 23rd, all starting at 7:00 pm at the Village Theatre Guild on S. Park Boulevard, just north of Butterfield Road in Glen Ellyn. Appointments are not required. Please bring your theatre resume, if you have one, and a list of all possible conflicts.
Marjorie: age - 80's, strong-willed, feisty, struggling with memory issues
Tess: age - 50's, Marjorie’s daughter, smart, restless, at major crossroads in her life, struggling with family issues and disappointments
Jon: age - 50's, Tess's husband, kind and caring, holding the family together
Walter: age - around 30, a mystery man, "looks like a young career man from 1998 . . . bright-eyed and handsome in an unspectacular way"
Auditions will consist of readings from the script. Scripts are currently available to be checked out from the VTG office. Sides will be posted on our web site.
The play will run four weekends, from January 18 to February 9, 2019.
Questions? Please contact the Director, Cynthia Katz, at email@example.com
All Sides (.pdf)