“God’s Favorite” by Neil Simon and Directed by Pat Hitt

Synopsis
Successful Long Island businessman Joe Benjamin is a modern-day ‘Job’ with a high-maintenance wife, ungrateful children and wise-cracking household help. Just when it seems things couldn’t get any worse, he is visited by Sidney Lipton aka A Messenger from God (and compulsive film buff) with a mission: test Joe’s faith and report back to “the Boss”. The jokes and Tests of Faith fly fast and furious as Neil Simon spins a contemporary morality tale like no other in this hilarious comedy.

Auditions
January 23 & 24, 7pm at:
Mukwonago Community Library – Community Room
300 Washington Ave
Mukwonago, WI 53149 [map]
(262)363-6411

Auditions will require a reading from the script

Characters

  • Joe Benjamin – the dad, age 50’s
  • Ben Benjamin – the younger son, age 20’s
  • Sarah Benjamin – daughter, age 20’s
  • Rose Benjamin – the mom, age 40’s or 50’s
  • David Benjamin – older son, age 20’s
  • Mady – the butler
  • Morris – the maid
  • Sydney Lipton – ageless, the messenger from God

Rehearsals: 3 nights/wk – no weekends

Performances: March 30, 31 7:30 April 1st 2:00 at
St James Activity Center
830 County Road NN East
Mukwonago, WI 53149 [map]

Further information, please contact Pat Hitt at (262) 470-4786 or hittphotos@aol.com

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