The family-friendly ensemble comedy “Bad Auditions by Bad Actors” will be the featured fall performance from Sussex Technical High School’s acclaimed drama program Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 8-10. Tickets are now on sale.
The play, written by Ian McWethy, follows a first-time director working to cast the leads to “Romeo and Juliet” the day before rehearsals begin, sorting through bad, really bad, and the absolute worst auditions to cast Romeo and Juliet.
The play features the largest fall play cast ever at Sussex Tech, with 20 members of the Drama Club taking the stage. It’s a fast-paced, single-act play with lots of laughs.
Shows are at 6:30 p.m. at Sussex Technical High School. Tickets are $10 for students and $12 for non-students, available from teacher Anthony Natoli at firstname.lastname@example.org. Checks can be made out to Sussex Technical High School.
The cast includes: junior Lauren Porter, Dagboro; senior Gershom Shadid, juniors Jessica Snead, Kha’lil Whaley, and freshman Sam Jones, all of Laurel; seniors Hannah Wolk and Josh Hoffpauir of Lewes; senior Chase Albright of Milford; senior Sydney Gross, junior Ansley Morrow, and freshman Jake Youse, all of Millsboro; senior Madison Shifflett, junior Maria Cusimano and freshman Kade Taulbee of Ocean View; senior Jack Booth and junior Sophie Czerwinski of Rehoboth Beach; juniors Nadjina Boyle, Stella Wilson, and Alexa Griffith, and freshman Basil Coo, all of Seaford; senior Hannah LoRusso of Selbyville; and Victoria Chaudet, a foreign-exchange student from Paris, France.