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Beatniks On Conkey

Dearly Departed

by David Bottrell and Jessie Jones
A Beatnik Entertainment Production
directed by Rip Johnson

Audition Dates:

Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 5:00 - 6:30pm
Monday, April 8, 2019 at 7:00 - 8:30pm
at  Beatniks On Conkey  420 Conkey st. , Hammond, IN 46324


Friday, May 31 at 8pm
Sat. June 1 at 8pm
Sun. June 2 at 2pm

Fri. June 7 at 8pm
Sat. June 8 at 8pm
Sun. June 9 at 2pm

All performances will be at Beatniks, 420 Conkey St. Hammond, IN 46324


In the Baptist backwoods of the Bible Belt, the beleaguered Turpin family proves that living and dying in the South are seldom tidy and always hilarious. Despite their earnest attempt to pull themselves together for their father's funeral, other problems keep overshadowing the solemn occasion. Amidst the chaos, the Turpins turn for comfort to their friends and neighbors, an eccentric community of misfits who just manage to pull together and help each other through their hours of need, and finally, the funeral.

Casting Requirement

UP to 14 character possible
Flexible cast of

Four Men
Six Women

various ages, some doubling?

Materials to prepare

Cold read from the script

Director Notes

Most rehearsals will be Mon - Thur from 7 - 9pm
Tech week is mandatory and may go until 10pm?

More info/Contact Info

219-852-0848 Beatniks # but goes to Bonnie's cell phone or call Rip # 219-808-3153

Performances are at Beatniks on Conkey, 418/420 Conkey Street, Hammond

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