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Darien Arts Center Holding Auditions For 'The Nerd'

The DAC is having auditions for its upcoming production of "The Nerd."
The DAC is having auditions for its upcoming production of "The Nerd." Photo Credit: Contributed

DARIEN, Conn. -- The Darien Arts Center will have auditions for their production of Larry Shue's "The Nerd" Sept. 12-13 at the DAC's Weatherstone Studio.

Bob Johnson will direct the production of the two-act comedy. The following parts will be cast:

  • Willum Cubbert (male, mid-30s). A likable, sincere but unexciting and obstinate architect.
  • Tansy McGinnis (female, mid-30s). A bubbly, independent weather girl torn between Willum and her career.
  • Axel Hammond (male, mid-30s). Irreverent theater critic with a dry, wisecracking, devil-may-care attitude.
  • Warnock Waldgrave (male, 35-50s). Stern businessman loaded with power but lacking in imagination and smiles.
  • Clelia Waldgrave (female, 30-50s). Calm and patient, but stressed.
  • Thor Waldgrave (male, 10-14). The bratty, temperamental and loud son of Warnock and Clelia Waldgrave.
  • Rick Steadman (male, mid-30s). The tactless, dull, oblivious titular character and worst house guest ever.
  • Dean and Winky. Willum's friends. Pre-recorded voice-overs of a couple lines each.

Weatherstone Studio is at 2 Renshaw Road. Auditions are from 5-7 p.m. For more information, call (203) 655-8683 or visit darienarts.org .

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