Audition Announcement:
The Last Comedienne

All actors must be fully vaccinated at the time of audition. Everyone must wear a mask while on Allegheny College’s property.

The Last Comedienne

by: Chris McKerracher

Directed by: Sylvia Cagle

Performance Dates: Friday, July 15, 7:00pm at Goodell Gardens and Homestead
Saturday, July 23, 2:00pm at Cochranton Lions Community Park

Audition Date: Tuesday, June 14, 6:00-7:00pm

Audition Location: Meadville Community Theatre, 400 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA. You may enter through the stage door off the parking lot in the back of the building.

Audition Details: Auditioners will be asked to read a short passage from the script, which will be provided at the audition. 

Brock Benton – Master of Ceremonies
Fanny “Granny” Foote – A beloved, long time comic on “the circuit.”
Mercedes Ellington – Bitter veteran of the circuit wanting to escape it.
Eleanor Brown – Newcomer to the circuit hoping to jumpstart her comedy career.

Three female comics vie for the $100,000 prize in the National Comedienne Joke-Off. Between their 5 minute gigs they share why they do comedy and what the prize would mean to their lives.

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