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Forest Moon Theater auditions for Academia Nuts by Greg Kreutz

Forest Moon Theater, Wake Forest’s community theater, is beginning their inaugural season with open auditions for their first production in 2013, Academia Nuts by Greg Kreutz.

Auditions will be held on Thursday, January 10 at 7pm. Registration begins at 6:30pm.

What happens when a spirited woman, who’s down on her luck, meets a scholarly professor of poetry, who’s living in the historic home of a dead poet? Combine that with a case of mistaken identities, romance, and an academic treasure hunt, and you have a very nutty situation comedy. Academia Nuts will give you a week’s worth of good laughs, proving once again that you never know what’s going to walk in your front door.

Plot Summary
Professor Peter Smedforson lives in a quiet New England college town, in the former home of poet E.R. Lennox whose writings are the subject of his scholarly life’s work. Reclusive Peter finds his sedate life is suddenly turned upside down when a couple in search of a lost manuscript and an adventuresome lady, down on her luck, find themselves at his home. Amid the chaos, the discovery of the manuscript and the revelation of its surprising secret provide a hilarious climax to this urbane and quick witted comedy written by Greg Kruetz.

Late 20’s – late 30’s
Single, full of life, fun-loving, adventuresome with a positive outlook and a romantic nature

Mid 30’s – early 40’s
Serious, proper, intellectual, academic single woman with aspirations for a relationship with Peter

Mid 30’s – early 40’s
Judith’s ex-husband, looking for the easy path to fame and fortune

Late 40’s – late 50’s
Professor of American Literature with a special interest in one poet, whose historic home he occupies. Peter is totally unprepared for the whirlwind escapades that begin when Tammi seeks shelter at his house.

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