Run dates: August 20-23 & 27-30, 2020
Directed by Dana Moss-Peterson
Nineteen-year-old Harold is the proverbial poor little rich kid – alienation has caused him to attempt suicide several times, though these incidents are more cries for attention than actual attempts. He forms a peculiar attachment to the delightfully wacky 79-year-old Maude, whom he meets at a funeral (their mutual passion). The bond that develops between them saves Harold and captivates the audience, as a death-obsessed young man learns how to live from free-spirited senior who loves life.
Director’s note: This is a comedy. All characters are quirky and a little rigid to play against Maude’s sense of freedom and adventure and Harold’s quiet yet unique awkwardness.
Cast: 7 males, 6 females.
HAROLD – Male, 18-24. Needs to play an instrument and sing a full song at the end of the show.
MAUDE – Female, 55-85. Needs to play a bit of piano and sing part of a song.
MRS. CHASEN – Female, 40-55.
DR. MATTHEWS – Male, 40+.
PRIEST – Male, 40 +.
SYLVIE GAZEL – Female, 18-24.
NANCY MERSCH – Female, 18-24.
SUNSHINE DORE – Female, 18-24.
MAID – Female, age 25-55.
GARDENER - Male, age 25-85.
CHIEF GARDERNER - Male, age 25-85.
INSPECTOR BERNARD - Male, age 25-85.
SERGEANT DOPPEL - Male, age 25-85.