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Jennifer Memolo will be directing HCT’s original production of Pregnant Pause by local playwright, Jeff Messer.

Pregnant pause is the story of a couple who are simultaneously breaking up and having a baby together. I am seeking actors who are adept at comedy. This is a fast paced, fun show with physicality and wit, imagine Friends meets the Odd Couple. The actors that I cast will be breathing life into these fresh, new characters. I need adventurous, creative types to bring life to Jeff Messer’s creation. So, if you’re up for a challenge and you want to flex your comedic muscles come and join us, June 24th and 25th, 6:30 pm at HCT.  (Callbacks will be held on June 26th at 6:30 pm.)

Story Synopsis
Holly and Jack are doing the impossible…. living together while breaking-up and HAVING A BABY! Despite family and friends warning that this will only bring ruin both are stubborn enough to stay the course. Throw in the “PERFECT” Boyfriend and a Sexy Hook-up and you have one raucous comedy.

Character Breakdown
HOLLY SIMONS: 25 to 35 years old, Strong-willed, attractive, passionate. She can be set in her ways and determined. (Actress will need to comfortable in her underwear and will be required to wear a baby-bump)

JACK BAILY: 25 to 35 years old, Holly’s boyfriend, Strong willed, sexy, quirky, commitment-phobic and equally stubborn as Holly. (Actor needs to be adept at physical comedy)

ANDY GREER: 25 to 35 years old, Jack’s best friend. Sweet, funny and honest. Does NOT like conflict. Will side with whomever is the room at the the time

HELEN BAILY: 45 to 50 years old, Jack’s rambunctious mother. She’s caring but tough and very honest.

TREVOR KENT: 30ish, Holly’s boyfriend. He’s too perfect, a “Dudley Do Right” type. (Actor needs to be adept at physical comedy)

AMBER ROSE: 20ish, Jack’s pick-up. Pretty and sexually uninhibited. (Actress will need to comfortable in her underwear)


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Starting, July 1, 2018

Tech Sunday will be August 12th

IDR will be Wednesday, August 15th

Performances: August 17, 18 and 19  & August 24, 25 and 26 .

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