516 S Trade St
P.O. Box 654
Tryon, North Carolina 28782
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Audition Notice

Auditions will be held Monday, Sept. 19 and Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 6:30 pm for "Dearly Departed," the second show of Tryon Little Theater's 2022-23 season.  Auditions will be held at TLT's Workshop, 516 S. Trade St. in Tryon, with callbacks (if necessary) scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 6:30 pm.

"Dearly Departed" will be directed by Tena Greene-Porter. Greene-Porter is seeking 7 men and 7 women for the cast of this hilarious comedy by David Botrell and Jessie Jones. Performances will be November 10 - 13 and 17 - 20 at the TLT Workshop.

Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Scripts are available at the workshop for checkout for a 24-hour period.


CHARACTER BREAKDOWN (some roles may be double-cast):

Bud Turpin - an elderly man 

Raynelle - Bud’s wife 

Ray-Bud - Bud & Raynelle’s first born son 

Lucille Turpin - Ray-Bud’s wife 

Junior - Bud and Raynelle’s youngest son

Suzanne - Junior’s wife 

Marguerite - Bud’s sister

Royce - Marguerite’s son 

Delightful - Bud & Raynelle’s only daughter 

Reverend Hooker 

Veda - an elderly woman 

Norval - Veda’s husband, wheelchair bound

Nadine - a young woman

Clyde - a friend of Ray-Bud’s from work

Juanita - a cousin by marriage 

The Joy of Life Singers


Thank you so much for auditioning for the show! We appreciate your time and interest in Tryon Little Theater!

Please complete an audition form before arriving at the auditions. If you print it out, please bring the completed form to auditions.

Director Dan Harvey and Music Director Pam McNeil have announced that auditions for "State Fair" will be held on Sunday, Dec. 4 at 3:30 pm and Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 6:30 pm at the TLT Workshop (516 S. Trade Street in Tryon).

"State Fair" will be presented at the Tryon Fine Arts Center March 2-5 and 9-12, 2023. 

Watch this site for more information!


Click on the buttons below to fill out an audition application online or download an application. If you download it, please fill it out and bring it when you come to audition. 

For more information, call 828-859-2466 and leave a message. We hope to see you at auditions!