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Cactus Flower

Author: Abe Burrows

Director: Ewen Crockett

Enquiries: 0414 991 141

Characters Summary: 7M (30s, 30-40s, any age) 
4F (20s-30s, 30-40s, any age)

Characters: NOTE: All age ranges provided below are flexible. 

Dr Julian Winston – a dentist (30s-40s) 
Stephanie Dickinson – Julian’s efficient nurse with a soft, soothing voice (30s-40s) 
Toni Simmons – Julian’s attractive girlfriend (20s-30s) 
Harvey Greenfield – Julian’s friend (30s-40s) 
Igor Sullivan – attractive and athletic (30s) 
Mrs Dixon Durant – a society matron (any age) 
Senor Arturo Sanchez – a well-dressed South American with a pleasant Spanish accent (any age) 
Customer (any age) 
Waiter (any age) 
Boticelli’s Springtime – a beautiful woman with a Boticelli figure (20s-30s) 
Music Lover (any age)

Audition Venue: 31 Highland Ave, Oakleigh East VIC 3166

Theatre: 9 Cooke St, Clayton VIC 3168

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Synopsis: Set in the 1960s, Cactus Flower is a comedy about a philandering dentist who keeps his many affairs at bay by claiming to be married with children. 

When the ruse threatens to catch up with him, he drafts his prickly nurse to pose as his wife. She blossoms and he finds himself falling in love with the lovely cactus flower right under his very nose. 

This is a show packed with fast jokes, mistaken identities and misunderstandings. As the play skips along, the plot becomes more and more impossible and uncomfortably hilarious.

Other Information: Please contact the director Ewen Crockett on 0414 991 141 or to preview the script or book your audition.


Sunday 13 August, 2017
Monday 14 August, 2017
Venue Address
31 Highland Ave

Victoria, Melbourne