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AUDITION DATE: Monday, January 22, 2018 at 7PM


OPEN to TEENS (ages 12+) through ADULT.

Please Note: There will be five roles available for AEA artists and one AEA/ASM.


Performers will be reading from the script.  Looking for adults and teens to play young person roles. Please bring picture and resume.


1st Rehearsal: The week of February 5th.

Performances: March 9 – 25 (Fridays at 7:30PM, Saturdays and Sundays at 4:00PM)*

*This production may have some school daytime performances during the week. 


Directed by Danny Campos (TGS Teaching Artist & Audience Development Director)

Writted by Mike Czuba / Based on the true and original story by Brian Dorscht

About the Show:

Based on the true and original story by Brian Dorscht
Written by Mike Czuba

Bobby Radcliffe is sure he has lost his brand-new bicycle. After his parents go out for the evening, he is left with his sister and instructions from his father to “make sure the bike is found and in the garage” before Bobby goes to bed. Frustrated that he can’t find his bike, he returns home and decides to tell a lie to his gullible sister; “A flying saucer came down and took my bike”. Half believing what he says, she asks him for details of how it happened – and a story starts to develop.  The sister runs to the phone to tell her best friend what Bobby just told her.  The best friend tells her father, who just so happens to be the town Sheriff.

Bobby has to decide to either continue the lie, or confess the truth.  Surely they would know this isn’t true. But, people in the neighborhood and around the city get stirred up and excited to know that a UFO landed in their city. It hits the media the next day, and for the next week the location becomes a tourist attraction with Bobby telling his story. What he doesn’t suspect is the arrival of a “mystery man” who shows up with photo books full of pictures of Martians, and moon men, and the inside flying saucers, who just wants to get home.

Character Breakdown:

  • Bobby Radcliffe, early teens*
  • Manny, his best friend, early teens*
  • Stacey Radcliffe, Bobby’s Older sister*
  • Teresa Farley, the cute girl in school*
  • Father
  • Mother
  • Sheriff
  • Deputy
  • Government Official
  • Local News Reporter
  • Mysterious Man

*Role open to Young Person (Ages 12+) through Adult.

PLEASE NOTE: The Growing Stage encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

For additional information, please email the Producer, Stephen L. Fredericks at or call the theatre at 973-347-4946.