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On the Verge Cast List

Director Amanda Mayfield has selected her cast for On the Verge: Mary ……………..Kristin Hamilton Fanny …………….Anne Ohrt Alex ………………..Erin Lauer Grover, et al……..Greg...

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Auditions for On the Verge

Dreamwell will hold auditions for On the Verge by Eric Overmyer, directed by Amanda L. Mayfield, on July 31st from 6:30-8:30 and August 1st from 6:30-8:30 at the Iowa City Public Library. Callbacks will be held August 3rd. Actors will be asked to read sides from the script. Performances will be September 22, 23, 29 and 30 at 7:30pm. Rehearsals will primarily be Monday thru Thursday 7-9:30. For questions about auditions email Director’s Note: This is a play about language and imagination. The cast must be strong storytellers. Overmyer is handing us deliciously challenging words that paint beautiful and surreal images in our minds. We travel through time and space as we explore new ideas and historical artifacts . Character Breakdown In Eric Overmyer’s own words – this requires a sense of whimsy and a strong cast. Ages are listed just a suggestion – don’t let that stop you from auditioning for a specific character! Alex: 20-30 Alex is the youngest. She is the most modern and the most out of place in the Victorian world. She has boundless energy. Fanny: 30 – 40 Fanny is from the Midwest. She is conservative and has a wry wit. Mary: 30-60 Mary is the oldest. She is the leader, a passionate scientist (but not dry or academic). She is from Boston but does not have an accent. Male Actor: 20-40...

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Sing Out Loud! Karaoke Event! June 23

As Pride Month draws to a close, gather together to sing and party and be proud of who you are! Karaoke being generously provided by Revolution Entertainment. Friday, June 23 8-11pm The Mill (back room) Cover: $5-$10 (sliding scale) $1 per song Proceeds split 50/50 between Dreamwell Theatre and Iowa City...

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2017-18 Season Directors

We are proud to announce our directors for our 2017-2018 season: On the Verge (or The Geography of Yearning) By Eric Overmyer Directed by Amanda Mayfield September 22, 23, 29, & 30 Dick Pix By Daniel McCoy Directed by Gavin Conkling October 27 & 28, November 3 & 4 Civil By Rob Matsushita Directed by Adrienne Sullivan December 1, 2, 8, & 9 Nexus By Danielle Mohlman Directed by Bries Vannon February 9, 10, 16, & 17 Steve Got Raped By Sam Gooley Directed by Adeara Jean Maurice March 23, 24, 30, & 31 Poona the Fuckdog and Other Plays for Children By Jeff Goode Directed by Josh Sazon April 27 & 28, May 4 &...

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Dreamwell’s Night of Stars on Thursday, June 8

Help us celebrate a great year by joining us for our 4th annual Night of Stars. The event will include an awards ceremony, with awards for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Actress, Best Tech, Best Director and Best Play. There will also be special awards given by our directors and the Dreamwell board. There will be entertainment, light snacks, and wine and beer (donation suggested for alcohol). The event will take place at the North Ridge Pavilion (2250 Holiday Rd., Coralville). Festivities will begin at 7:00. An RSVP is not required, but does help us plan for the event. Send your RSVP to...

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