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Wife Begins at Forty
30 Aug, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
About the Show:
The story line takes a light hearted look at how many families function, or dis-function as the case may be.
It seems for some people, 40 is a rather traumatic age. For Linda Harper, it certainly appears to be, as she starts worrying about the future, three years before her 40th. Birthday.
Dissatisfied spiritually and physically with her 17 year marriage to the slightly staid George, Linda decides to leave, but in fact, it’s George who moves out, giving Linda a chance to “find herself” through a variety of courses, including aerobics and sculpting.
When George returns to the family home a few weeks later to sort out maintenance arrangements with the help of neighbours Betty and Roger, he and Linda discover that the flames of passion are not quite dead, they just need a little fanning to re-ignite them.
Two women aged 40-50ish
Two men aged 40-50ish
Senior Gentleman to play grandad
Young man aged 18- early 20’s
No preparation piece necessary. We will read from the script and then audition from piece read
Further information can be obtained by calling Sue on 0411 490 123
Show: Wife Begins at Forty
Author: Ray Cooney, Arne Sultan, earl Barret
Venue: The Castle
Theatre Company: Rockingham Theatre Company
Show Dates: Nov 18,19,25,26 Dec 1 & 2 at 8pm Sunday 27 Nov at 2pm
Director: Sue Walker & Larraine Heckingbottom