Father of the Bride

A Comedy in Three Acts
by Caroline Francke

Grace Church is proud to present this hilarious look at iconic post-WWII 1950's America, and a timeless story of family relationships, marriage, commitment, expectations, and the chaos of 'marrying off' one of your offspring. Below is information for auditions and rehearsal. Tickets will go on sale beginning September 30.


146th Street, South Auditorium
Sunday, August 27, 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Callbacks: Monday, August 28, 6:00-9:00 p.m. 

For this audition, we will be doing cold readings only (you do NOT need to prepare a monologue). We will not have scripts available prior to auditions. Please arrive 15 minutes before auditions begin to check-in, and plan to stay the entire time.
Audition Signup      Audition Sheet      Audition Instructions

Characters We Will Be Casting

Mr. Banks, in the middle forties
Mrs. Banks, in the early forties
Kay Banks, twenty or twenty-one
Ben Banks, eighteen or nineteen
Tommy Banks, fifteen or sixteen
Buckley Dunstan, about twenty-three
Buzz Taylor, fifteen or sixteen
Peggy Swift, about eighteen
Delilah, in the middle twenties
Miss Bellamy, in the late thirties
Mr. Massoula, in the twenties, thirties or even a little older
Joe, in the twenties or thirties
Mrs. Pulitzer, between the thirties and the fifties
Red, furniture mover, almost any age, not too old
Pete, furniture mover, same as above
Tim’s Man, almost any age
Extras, men or women, to bring in flowers, plants, etc.

The play is set in the 1950’s in the Banks’ home. Ages are listed exactly as they appear in the script. We may or may not cast the show exactly as script suggests. Roles such as Tommy Banks, Mr. Massoula or Joe could potentially be cast as females. 


146th Street, South Auditorium
September 5 (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday & Thursdays)
Non-Negotiable Rehearsals - October 19, 22, 23, 24


Reserve seating tickets for Father of the Bride will be available September 30.

Show Dates

Wednesday, October 25 at 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 26 at 7:00 p.m. 
Friday, October 27 at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 28 at 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 29 at 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 29 at 7:00 p.m.