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Audition Information: Chasing Manet by Tina Rowe on September 8 & 9

Redlands Footlighters will hold open auditions for a heart-warming comedy, Chasing Manet, written by Tina Rowe and directed by Mel Chadwick. Auditions will be held Monday and Tuesday, September 8 & 9, at 7:00pm. Footlighters is located at 1810 Barton Road in Redlands.

Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Performances are November 6-23, 2014.

We are always seeking help in various behind-the-scene roles. If you’re interested, please come to auditions to introduce yourself.

In this tender yet light comedy, two unlikely friends form an ever more unlikely plan: escape from the Mount Airy Nursing Home on the QE2 to Paris. The chaos caused by colorful residents may provide the perfect cover for their last great adventure.

Seeking 3 men and 4 women. All roles are open. All actors, except two, will be playing multiple roles:

  • Catherine Sargent, 60s, 70s
  • Rennie Waltzer, 60s, 70s
  • Esperanza, Angelica, Saviana Marie Claire (Hispanic) 30s, 40s
  • Iris, Rita 50s
  • Charles, Gabe, Steward (African American) 30s, 40s
  • Royal, Marvin, Sherwood, 40s 50s
  • Henry, Maurice, Captain of the QE2 50s 60s


  1. Lynne Lewis says:

    Please email me with auditions, other Footlighters information.

    Has the Director established the rehearsal schedule for “Chasing Manet” yet?

    Thank you,


    • Tom H says:

      Lynn: Rehearsal schedules are usually always established after the show is cast. (Please remember to bring a list of conflicts for the director.)

      Usually, it is Monday to Thursday at 7pm, with specific dates depending on the role.

      I hope this helps…