Shoestring Players to Hold Auditions for “Don’t Drink the Water”

September 30, 2016 at 1:17 pm

The Shoestring Players at the University of South Carolina Upstate will hold auditions for “Don’t Drink the Water” at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 3 in the Performing Arts Center Theatre at USC Upstate.

Based on an early play by Woody Allen, “Don’t Drink the Water,” blends his trademark comedy with slapstick situations. In a communist country in the early 1960’s during the Cold War, a New Jersey caterer and his family must take refuge in the American embassy after they are suspected of being spies. Will they escape?

Those interested in auditioning should come prepared for cold readings from the script. Performance dates are November 10-13.

The show will be directed by Rich Robinson. A native of California, Robinson has served as an assistant professor and designer at USC Upstate for more than 15 years. He received his Master of Fine Arts degree from Florida Atlantic University, his master’s and bachelor’s degrees from California State University, Stanislaus.

For more information about “Don’t Drink the Water, contact Rich Robinson at (864) 503-5621 or at