The Gift of the Magi

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Writer:

Brainerd Duffield/O. Henry

Director:

Rachel Hanauer

Auditions:

September 22, 2019 @ 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Location:

1249 Main Street

West Warwick, RI

02893


Park and enter in the rear of the building!

Synopsis:

It’s Jim and Della’s wedding anniversary. They’re young, terribly in love, and flat broke. Finding a gift that will express the warmth and closeness they feel for each other is almost impossible. This bittersweet love story describes the gifts Della and Jim give, and the price they have to pay. Their folly, however, makes them even richer. This is a beautiful, sympathetic, and warmly human account of O. Henry’s well-known story.

Characters:

CASTING:
Jim… Age 22, a young husband
Della… Age 20, a young wife
Maggie… Age 17, the landlady’s daughter
Madame Sofronie…20s-50s, a wigmaker

Performance Dates: December 5-22, Thursday-Sunday
Rehearsals: 2 rehearsals a week starting October ; 3 a week starting mid November. Monday/Wednesday/Friday evenings, TBD based on cast availability. Some weekend rehearsals. Read-through October 6 or 7.

Expect to read from the script- you may bring a monologue if you have one (one minute or less – doesn’t need to be memorized)

Possible Callbacks Monday September 30th.