Casting call for Stage 212’s “Rabbit Hole”


LA SALLE - Director Larry Kelsey has announced audition dates for Stage 212’s fall production, “Rabbit Hole” will be at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 27 and 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28 at the theater, 700 First St., La Salle. Callbacks, if necessary, will be held Sunday, Aug. 29 at the theater at a time to be announced.

This Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by David Lindsay-Abaire tells the story of Becca and Howie Corbett, who have everything a family could want until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. “Rabbit Hole” charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead them back into the light of day.

Kelsey will cast one man and one woman able to play late 30s/early 40s, one woman able to play early 30s, one woman able to play mid-60s and one man able to play a 17-year-old boy. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. No preparation is needed, and familiarity with the script is not required.

The audition process will follow IDPH guidelines for Phase 5. Everybody attending must wear a mask while in the building, regardless of vaccination status, and must maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet. Masks may only be removed when reading on stage and must be put back on immediately thereafter.

All are encouraged to audition, regardless of prior theatrical experience. For more information, visit “Rabbit Hole” will be presented Nov. 12-21.