TheatreWorks New Milford Holds Casting Call for 'The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance' June 20 - 21

NEW MILFORD , CONN. (June 1, 2016) – TheatreWorks New Milford is seeking a cast for The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance by Jethro Compton, a drama set in the days of the wild west. Actors sought are one woman (age 20 to 40) and many men (ages 20 to 65), including one African-American male, age 20 to 40.

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance is a classic tale of love, hope and revenge set against the vicious backdrop of a lawless society. A young scholar travels west in search of a new life, only to end up beaten and left for dead on the dusty streets of Twotrees by notorious outlaw Liberty Valance. A local girl gives him purpose in this broken land. But when Valance returns to finish what he started, the young scholar must make the choice: turn and run or stand and fight... and become The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.

Appointments are required for these auditions. Please email director Richard Pettibone at before the dates listed to schedule an audition time between 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Monday, June 20 or Tuesday, June 21. Auditions will be held at TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave., New Milford, CT (next to the CVS).

Actors do not have to be the ages listed but must be able to believably play within the ranges specified. Auditions will consist of reading from the script. All roles are available and both professionals and amateurs are welcome. TheatreWorks offers a stipend to all performers, technicians, and directorsFor character breakdowns, auditions sides, and to get more info, visit

Rehearsals begin August 1 with performances running September 16 to October 8, 2016.

TheatreWorks is an award-winning, non-Equity theatre company, named Best Community Theater in Connecticut by Connecticut Magazine. The Theatre is located at 5 Brookside Avenue , just off Route 202 (next to the CVS), in New Milford , CT. Parking is located behind the Catherine E. Lillis Administration Building at 50 East Street, New Milford.


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