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Got Talent?

We are always looking for new talent to bring to our stage!  We are proud that our company of performers includes a diverse group of talented people, from those who have never stepped on a stage to those who have worked professionally on stage or in film in New York City, Los Angeles, and around the world.  However, energy, enthusiasm, and a willingness to learn are just as important as training or experience.



Want to audition?  Check the space below and our Facebook page for audition information as it is posted. Please send your headshot (if you have one) and resume to

Be sure to include all your contact information!

Please note that for all productions (unless otherwise noted) performers must be over 18 years of age.  

Auditions for Tales of Suspense!

Actors Wanted!

We are looking for people with lively expression, energy, and expressive vocal skills to join us for live performances of these classic shows from the golden age of radio!

Parrish Playworks is presenting the vintage RADIO PLAYS “Sorry, Wrong Number” and “The Fairley-Bright Caper,” featuring detective Sam Spade at various venues around Manatee County.

AUDITIONS will be held upstairs at the Parrish YMCA

12214 US-301, Parrish, FL 34219

on Tuesday and Thursday, September 10 and 12 

from 6:30 to 8:30 PM and CALLBACKS will be on Saturday, from 11:000 AM to 2:30 noon

• Time needed: auditionees will be called every 15 mins. to half an hour 

• Wear comfortable clothing and get ready to sing and play along with us 

• Preparation: these will be cold readings from script excerpts 

• Rehearsals will be T-W-Th (6:30--9:00 PM) Saturdays (1--4 PM) during September—October


are scheduled mid-October through mid-November; details TBA! To learn more about Parrish Playworks email your questions to us:

“Sorry, Wrong Number”


 CAST of Characters


Mrs. Stevenson


First Man

Second Man (George)

Chief Operator

Second Quarter

Sergeant Duffy

Third Operator

Woman at Henchley Hospital

Western Union Clerk

Information Operator

“The Fairley-Bright Caper"


CAST of Characters:


SINGERS, of jingle


SAM SPADE, wisecracking detective

EFFIE, his daffy, loyal secretary

THE WITCH, a crazy old rural lady


OPHELIA FAIRLEY, Wilma's mother, rich, crazy but sweet

HILARY BRIGHT, professional party giver; snooty, fussy

WILMA FAIRLEY, amorous society "lady"

RALPH KRAMM, sleepy fiance

CHIEF of police

MONAHAN, police officer

and party GUESTS