VSF is casting for its Fall Shakespeare in the Bar presentation of Charles Busch’s PSYCHO BEACH PARTY.  “Psycho Beach Party” is a combination of "Gidget" and "The Three Faces of Eve", this spoof features a gender-bending cast, surfer culture, and a good girl/bad girl story, all set on a Malibu beach in 1962!

PLEASE NOTE: Small rehearsal time, this production is extremely audience interactive and requires performers that are very well versed with language, and a deep understanding of the films of the time period (“Beach Blanket Bingo”, “Three Faces of Eve”, and the Sally Fields “Gidget” movies).

Auditions are by APPOINTMENT ONLY: Friday, August 18th from 11 PM-2 PM in NYC.  Please send headshot and resume to be considered to and include in the subject of e-mail: PSYCHO BEACH PARTY and the Role(s) you are submitting for. 

Rehearsals: Friday, September 8th and Saturday, September 9th 9am-5pm
(break for Sunday).
Monday, September 11th-Wednesday, September 13th from 11am-4pm
Thursday, September 14th rehearsal in CONNECTICUT.
1st Performance: Thursday, September 14th at 7 pm
2nd Performance: Friday, September 15th at 7 pm

Roles Seeking (if not listed, it is already cast). 4 Females 18-30's, and 2 Males 18-mid 20's.

CHICKLET (F) a perky high school girl determined to learn to surf even though it's a male-only sport. Also has multiple personalities, including a dominatrix who plans to take over the world, a grocery store clerk and a psychiatrist.  CHICKLET SIDE #1 and CHICKLET SIDE #2

MARVEL ANNE (F) another of Chicklet's friends; pretty and knows it; typical “popular girl”, especially with the boys; kind of promiscuous; always looking for fun and a bit of trouble.  MARVEL ANNE SIDE

BETTINA BARNES (F) fabulous Movie Star in hiding; screen queen who just wants to be taken seriously as an artist; Jane Mansfield meets Betty Boop.  BETTINA BARNES SIDE

BERNADINE (F) Chicklet's long time best friend; nerdy, rational, prude; big reader and journaler. BERNADINE SIDE #1 and BERNADINE SIDE #2

PROVOLONEY (M) teenage/college age surfer guy, goofy, fun loving, good-looking. PROVOLONEY SIDE 

YO-YO(M) hunky, muscular, teenage/college age surfer guy, goofy, fun loving, good-looking. YO-YO SIDE


PAY: $150-$200 for project, with travel and some housing provided.  Locals encouraged to submit!