The Potomac Playmakers are proud to announce auditions for “Puffs: or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic” by Matt Cox. Directed by Anna Lynch, auditions will be held on Monday September 12th and Tuesday September 13th from 7-9pm at the Potomac Playmaker Performing Arts Center, 17303 West Washington Street, Hagerstown.
For auditions everyone 18 years and older is welcome to audition and encouraged to bring a head shot and resume, but these items are not required. Auditions will consist of some Improv work, cold readings from the script and character impressions. Knowledge of that really popular 7 book series is preferred, but not required. Being able to do an English accent is a plus as well. All roles are open and can be any race, body type or gender with the exception of the Narrator and Wayne which will need to be the gender listed.
Performance dates are November 11-13 and 18-20, 2022.
Oliver Rivers; a mathematician wizard from New Jersey.
Megan Jones; daughter of the infamous Xavia Jones who thinks she should be in the Snakes house.
Narrator (Male); The one with all the heavy books.
Cedric; the lead Puff at the magic school.
Mr. Voldy; an evil and dark lord who wants to take over the school and kill Harry.
Mr. Potter; a famous student in the Brave house who kills magical beasts and constantly steals opportunities from the Puffs.
Susie Bones; a Puff who lives in fear of death, due to the fact that her entire family died.
J Finch Fletchley; a flamboyant and happy Puff.
Sally Perks; goes to school here
Ernie Mac; a very confident and self-obsessed Puff.
Hannah; a shy Puff who gets made fun of by the other houses.
Leanne; a Puff who grew up as an only child and wants to be friends with everybody.
The New York Times proclaims Puffs “A fast-paced romp through the ‘Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic.’ For Potterphiliacs who grew up alongside Potter and are eager to revisit that world, Puffs exudes a jovial, winking fondness for all things Harry!”