NCT 2017 SEASON and Character Breakdowns
THE FOREIGNER by Larry Shue
Directed by Jack Neary
(rehearsals begin June 27)
FROGGY LESUEUR: (40-50s)A British military demolitions
expert and Charlie's caring friend. Cockney Accent.
CHARLIE BAKER: (30-40s) A science-fiction copy editor who is
a pathologically shy little man with little personality.
BETTY MEEKS: (60-70s) The proprietor of a Georgia fishing
lodge and a long-time friend of Froggy. She is pleasant, wise, and naïve all
rolled into one. She is a good-hearted, generous, “down-home” Southerner..
REVEREND DAVID MARSHALL LEE: (30s) He is neither the
stereotypical pallid young divinity student nor the hearty backslapping
evangelist. Reverend David is a very likeable guy who is not what he seems to
CATHERINE SIMMS: (30s) She is a formidable force and engaged
to Reverend David. She is occasionally almost too much for the good reverend to
handle. She has a ready wit and a sharp tongue. She badly needs someone to talk
OWEN MUSSER: (40-50s) The Tilghman County property
inspector, Owen is a two-tattoo man: one of them, he may have gotten while
drunk or on a dare; two of them means he went back for more. Beware of a
ELLARD SIMMS: (20s) Catherine's brother, Ellard is an
agreeable young man who is a bit slow-witted. He works as a sort of handyman
for Betty and needs a considerable bit of instruction in his tasks, but may not
be as dull as he seems.
HOLD THESE TRUTHS by Jeanne Sakata
Directed by Sheila Siragusa
July 27 - August 5
(rehearsals begin July 11)
GORDON HIRABAYASHI (30s) - THIS ROLE IS CAST
THE 39 STEPS Adapted by Patrick Barlow
Directed by Sam Rush
(rehearsals begin August 1)
RICHARD HANNAY (Late 20s to Early 40s) a dashing leading man entangled in the adventure of a
lifetime, as he becomes a fugitive on the run to save his own life and foil the
spy ring that is trying to silence him, British dialect.
ANNABELLA SCHMIDT/MARGARET/PAMELA (20s-30s) Versatile actress to play three roles a la a young leading
lady from the black-and-white films of the 1930s; Annabella is a mysterious
alluring German spy; Margaret is young, shy, sheltered, very pretty British
wife of an older country farmer; Pamela is our spunky, independent, and very
beautiful young British heroine.
CLOWN #1 and CLOWN #2
(Male - 20-50s) Character actors to share in playing some 150 other roles in
the piece, must be extremely versatile, creative, and playful actors with
excellent verbal and physical comic timing and a great sense of the genre of
the film, must be adept with multiple European dialects.