OPEN[Play]London Assurance by Dion Boucicault-mas

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Post by ktaylor07 » January 1st, 2021, 7:00 am

London Assurance by Dion Boucicault (26 - 18).

This fast-paced Victorian farce is at heart a comedy of manners. Dion Bouciault’s witty dialogue ridicules the pretentions of society as the plot sets up the unpleasant initial situation of the aging, vain Sir Harcourt Courtly being set by a special provision of her father’s will to marry 18-year-old Grace Harkaway. The situation quickly escalates upon their arrival at Oak Hall to seal the enagament as more increasingly zany minor characters are added and romantic complications ensue. Double courtship and comic deception abound in this high-spirited comedy. ( Kelly S. Taylor)
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Post by ktaylor07 » January 1st, 2021, 7:02 am

Looking for an MC and a DPL.

My usual partner in crime is booked up and will not be joining us for this project, so please consider volunteering as Proof Listener for this project or helping us find someone to fill that vital position!!

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Post by EliseDee » January 1st, 2021, 7:17 am

ktaylor07 wrote:
January 1st, 2021, 7:02 am
Looking for an MC and a DPL.
Happy New Year, Kelly!

Can't help with PL on this, but would love to read the role of Grace. Happy to take it on once you start working out the roles.

Thanks!
Elise :D

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Post by ktaylor07 » January 1st, 2021, 7:33 am

EliseDee wrote:
January 1st, 2021, 7:17 am
ktaylor07 wrote:
January 1st, 2021, 7:02 am
Looking for an MC and a DPL.
Happy New Year, Kelly!

Can't help with PL on this, but would love to read the role of Grace. Happy to take it on once you start working out the roles.

Thanks!
Elise :D
Hooray! Welcome to the cast! :D :D

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Post by ktaylor07 » January 1st, 2021, 7:34 am

Just realized that I forgot to post this, but I wish to read Lady Gay.

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Post by cavaet » January 1st, 2021, 8:06 am

And Happy New Year and well played Kelly. As both of you are twisting my arm , I'll be taking Sir Charles Courtly, as asked by one, and ordered by the other

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Post by ktaylor07 » January 1st, 2021, 8:18 am

cavaet wrote:
January 1st, 2021, 8:06 am
And Happy New Year and well played Kelly. As both of you are twisting my arm , I'll be taking Sir Charles Courtly, as asked by one, and ordered by the other
It's lucky you have two arms! Welcome to the cast! :D :D

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Post by alanmapstone » January 1st, 2021, 9:32 am

Hi
I cannot resist a character called Dolly Spanker. May I play him 😺
alan
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Post by ktaylor07 » January 1st, 2021, 10:36 am

alanmapstone wrote:
January 1st, 2021, 9:32 am
Hi
I cannot resist a character called Dolly Spanker. May I play him 😺
Wonderful! Wonderful! Welcome to the cast! :D :D

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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » January 1st, 2021, 5:29 pm

Kelly,
I can MC this for you. I'll get your MW set up.
MaryAnn

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Post by ktaylor07 » January 1st, 2021, 5:45 pm

Lovely! Thanks so much! :thumbs:


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Post by ToddHW » January 2nd, 2021, 4:55 am

Might I play Max Harkaway?

Thanks, Todd

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Post by ktaylor07 » January 2nd, 2021, 6:46 am

ToddHW wrote:
January 2nd, 2021, 4:55 am
Might I play Max Harkaway?

Thanks, Todd
Most definitely! Welcome to the cast!

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Post by ktaylor07 » January 2nd, 2021, 6:47 am

Wow, that was speedy! Looking forward to hearing what the new microphone sounds like!

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