Hovey Players Audition Notice

Maytag Virgin by Audrey Cefaly directed by Nancy Curran Willis

Production Dates: June 10 – June 25, 2022

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Audition Dates: Please submit monologue by December 5. (via video submission)

Callbacks: December 14th 7pm in person at the theater.

Preliminary Auditions will be held by video submission. If you would like to audition please email our producer Mel Bisso at zazabell77@gmail.com and indicate which role you would like to audition for. She will provide you with an audition form and a monologue from the script. Please record yourself and email your audition clip and the complete audition form to both the director at imadirektor@rcn.com  and producer zazabell77@gmail.com  on or before December 5.

Callbacks will consist of sides from the script. You are encouraged to be very familiar with the material. You may request the complete digital script by emailing the producer Mel Bisso at zazabell77@gmail.com. Sides will be made available to you prior to callbacks. 

Actors please note: This will be a compressed rehearsal schedule. Scheduled read-thru on May 15. Actors are expected to be off book by May 29. Since this is a two person play, schedule conflicts cannot be accommodated. If you are unable to commit to the schedule outlined below we ask that you don’t submit an audition. Rehearsal schedule: Sundays 12-6pm, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 7-10pm. Some virtual tablework will be scheduled between director and actors throughout the winter months.

Time: The Present

Setting: The fictional town of Lenoraville, Alabama

Synopsis: Maytag Virgin follows Alabama school teacher Lizzy Nash and her new neighbor, Jack Key, over the year following the tragic death of Lizzy’s husband. The play explores the ideas of inertia and self-enlightenment, and the bridge between the two.



Hovey Players is committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive community: on our stage, through our creative and technical teams, and in our house. Below are brief descriptions of the characters as they are depicted in the script. Actors of all genders, races, and/or ethnic backgrounds are welcome to audition for any role that they are interested in portraying.

Jack Key - 40’s, High school physics teacher. Southern. Nearly unflappable, Even-keeled. A man of character.

Elizabeth “Lizzy” Nash – 40’s High School English Teacher. Southern. Endearingly neurotic. Strong-willed. Quick-witted and bold.