Thursday, June 7, 2012
Auditions in Leander for melodrama Pure as the Driven Snow, Way Off Broadway Community Players, June 18
will have auditions on June 18 for the melodrama Pure as the Driven Snow, directed by Suzy Redfield, starting at 7 p.m. at the WOBCP playhouse, Building 4 at 11880 W. FM 2243 in Leander, TX, between US 183 and Bagdad Road (click for map). Performances will be on weekends from July 27 to August 12.
On a dark and stormy night Purity Dean, a working girl with a secret, seeks shelter from the storm in a Central Texas Inn she’s been forced to give up her canning factory job as she can no longer endure black hearted Mortimer Frothingham's attentions. Working as a maid at the inn, owned by Jonathan and Zamah Logan, she falls in love with their nephew - the noble hero, Leander, who works in a pickle factory. But Mortimer still pursues Purity and will win her by fair or foul means. And so he begins his campaign of villainy. He locks our hero, in a room with a time bomb. He escapes in the nick of time, but Mortimer's disappeared. Heavily disguised, he returns and Purity's treated to more double dealing and double crossing. Enter several mysterious guests with a multitude of pasts….and agendas. Naturally, Virtue eventually triumphs. Purity's secret is discovered, bringing her great wealth and happiness with Leander.