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Run For Your Wife

April 12th to May 24th, 2023
The Newport Playhouse | Newport, RI


Auditions for “Run For Your Wife” by Ray Cooney
Monday, February 27th, 2023, 6 pm

The show runs April 12th – May 24th, 2023

This is a hilarious farce that will have audiences laughing out loud. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this classic British comedy!

Characters’ ages listed are not the required actor’s age, but the “look like” age.

MARY – A short woman in her late twenties.
Intimacy – This role requires appearing in stage underwear and a stage kiss of someone of the opposite sex.

BARBARA – A tall woman in her mid-twenties.
Intimacy – This role requires a stage kiss of someone of the opposite sex.

JOHN – An ordinary-looking man but physically flexible.
Intimacy – This role requires a stage kiss of someone of the same sex.

DETECTIVE SERGEANT TROUGHTON – A strict officer of the law.

STANLEY – A bright fellow whose “brightness” is only skin deep.
Intimacy – This role requires a stage kiss of multiple people of multiple sexes.

DETECTIVE SERGEANT PORTERHOUSE – A middle-aged family man.

BOBBY – A flamboyant dress designer of indeterminate age.


Auditions are at The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant, 102 Connell Highway, Newport, Rhode Island. Please bring a headshot and resume, and be prepared to do some cold script readings.

Please note that rehearsals for this show will be during the day, during the week.

Please visit the website to see all the show dates and times. Please note that there are shows during the week, during the day. Rehearsals for this show will be during the day as well. This is a paid acting opportunity.


Cabaret Auditions
Monday, February 27th, 2023, 5pm

We are looking for men and women 18 years and older with great personalities and good singing voices for our cabaret! Please bring music for one ballad and one upbeat song; be prepared to sing 16 bars of each. A pianist will be available to accompany. No CDs or a cappella. This is a paid position.

The Show
A taxi driver gets away with having two wives in different areas because of his irregular work schedule. Complication is piled upon complication as the cabby tries to keep his double life from exploding, which means lots of laughs for us! “A Laugh a minute!”
“Guaranteed to leave you teary-eyed with laughter!”

Written by Ray Cooney
Directed by Daniel Lee White
Produced by Jonathan Perry