Auditions Announced For ‘Safe Haven’

OSWEGO – Director Richard Mosher announces open auditions for “Safe Haven” an original play written by fellow Oswegonians Michael S. Nupuf and Laura Lowrie.

Auditions will be held April 3 and 4 from 5-7 p.m. at the Frances Marion Brown Theater, Civic Arts Center, Oswego.

Auditions are open to the public and no prior experience is necessary to try out for a role.

The powerful fictional representation tells the story of the Levy family during its stay at the Safe Haven refugee encampment on the Fort Ontario grounds from August 1944 to February 1946.

The play will include original music written at Fort Ontario during this period and vivid period audiovisual effects.

“Safe Haven” will be presented in dinner theater style on June 1 and brunch matinee style on June 2 at the American Foundry in Oswego.

Safe Haven is being produced in collaboration with the Oswego Players, Inc. and the Safe Haven Refugee Museum and Education Center.

Auditions will include roles for the cast which include:

Joseph Smart 40-60 year old male
Donnie Smart 13 year old male
Lieutenant Chase/Fredrick Gunther 20-25 year old male
Dr. Isaac Levy 40-65 year old male
Miriam Levy 40-65 year old female
Rachel Levy 16 year old female
Simon Levy 13 year old male
William O’Brien 16 year old male
Jim Snyder 16 year old male
Esther Katz 30-35 year old female
Carl Petrovic 30-45 year old male