The Ohio State University at Newark

Audition Dates Scheduled for Goodbye Charlie

NEWARK, Ohio, January 18, 2018 — Director Edie L. Norlin of The Ohio State University at Newark’s Black Box Theater has announced audition dates for the April production of Goodbye Charlie by playwright George Axelrod.

Auditions are open to the public and will be held on Monday, Jan. 22 and Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Black Box Theater in LeFevre Hall, 1199 University Drive, on the shared campus of Ohio State Newark and Central Ohio Technical College (COTC). Performance dates will run from April 5 – 15, 2018.

Parts are available for three women and four men. Interested actors may prepare a two- to three-minute dramatic monologue, though not required; cold script reads are expected. Copies of Goodbye Charlie scripts are available in the John L. and Christine Warner Library, 1219 University Drive. Serious actors are always encouraged to read the script before auditions.

Persons interested in tech opportunities are encouraged to come during audition time¬¬s as well. If students would like to earn credit for being involved in the production, contact Norlin as soon as possible to enroll now and avoid late fees that would applicable at audition time.

The story: Shot by a jealous husband, Charlie falls out of a porthole and is lost at sea only to find himself returned as an attractive blond woman. His best friend is staying at his house as he puts Charlie's affairs in order and after being convinced, finds himself an unwilling helper in Charlie's new plan to marry into money.

This production is presented through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. For more information, contact Norlin at

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