Quirky play needs actors

Fort Frances Little Theatre is having auditions tomorrow and Thursday for a comedy by Minneapolis playwright Steven Dietz called “More Fun than Bowling.”
“This is a fun play,” said director Naomi Woods. “It’s very quirky and different.” Woods, who lives in Ranier, has worked with Fort Frances Little Theatre on and off for the last 12 years. She has directed a number of productions, including “On Golden Pond” at La Place Rendez- Vous.
But this play has an entirely different tone.
“It’s nutty,” she said. “It’s about a guy [Jake] who feels that something bad will happen to him. It’s about luck and fate and destiny.” It’s also about bowling. Jake has lost two wives in bowling-related accidents.
“It’s about burying the past and moving on,” Woods said. “It’s a really fun production, and it will be fun for the audience.” Auditions will take place tomorrow and Thursday from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Fort Frances Museum, and the director stresses that acting experience is not necessary.
Roles to be filled at the auditions include two women (age 25-30), one girl (age 15), and two men (one aged 40).
The play is to be performed Oct.
2-5 at La Place Rendez-Vous.