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Auditions for Prelude to a Kiss by Craig Lucas

Directed by Larry Watson

June 15 1:00 - 3:30 and June 18 6:30 - 8:30 at the Nashua Public Library Theater


Character Descriptions


Peter Hoskins (Lead): A young, earnest, and idealistic man who falls in love with Rita and marries her. Actor should appear in their 20s-30s


Rita Boyle (Lead): A young, enigmatic, and independent woman who captures Peter's heart. She undergoes a transformation that complicates their relationship. Actor should appear in their 20s-30s.


Old Man (Lead): A stranger who crashes Peter and Rita's wedding and unexpectedly changes the course of all their lives. Actor should appear in their 70s-80s


Mrs. Boyle (Supporting): Rita's mother.  Very close with Rita, worries, and wants to see her settled.  Actor should appear in their 50s-60s


Dr. Boyle (Supporting): Rita's father.  Protective, jovial, and somewhat curmudgeonly.  Actor should appear in their 50s-60s.


Taylor (Supporting): Peter's friend and confidant, who provides support and advice throughout the play. Any age or gender


Aunt Dorothy (Featured): Rita’s aunt, who attends her wedding to Peter.  Actor should appear in their 40’s-60s


Uncle Fred (Featured): Rita’s uncle who attends her wedding to Peter.  Actor should appear in their 40s-60s.


Leah (Featured): The Old Man’s daughter.  Concerned for her father’s wellbeing.  Actor should appear in their 40s-50s


Ensemble roles (May be doubled):


Tom, Minister, Waiter, Wedding Guests, Party Attendees


Do you have a show that you are passionate about

and want to see come to life on-stage?

We have the following Director spots available:

~Fall Mainstage 2025

~One Act Plays Winter 2025

~Spring Mainstage 2026

Director's Interview Process:

1) Please include a copy of the script that you wish to pitch!

2) Please fill out one form per show that you wish to pitch to NTG for the upcoming year.

3) Please email scripts, forms and any questions to Contact Us

* We would be more then happy to walk you through the process of becoming a director if this is your first time! We will even help you to find a mentor for your show.


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