Pure Enough To Drink

By Alex Hoffmann, with Jessica L. Sosnoski

Directed by Jessica L. Sosnoski

This original 2-act drama explores the consequences of and reasons for addiction through the eyes of Alex Hoffmann and his son. A powerful memory play with both comedic and dramatic elements, Pure Enough To Drink makes its debut on The Company of Strangers Theater stage exploring lessons in self-sacrifice, patience, and evil.

Recommended for high school age and older.

MORE INFORMATION: www.thecompanyofstrangerstheater.com/shows

Produced by Company of Strangers Theater at Underground Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee

Performances: February 1-9, 2019

Performance Times:
February 1, 2, 8 at 7pm
February 9 at 4pm

Ticket Prices: $15 ($12 for adults and students)

Call 434-221-7498 for reservations or more information.

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Live Auditions:
October 29 and 30, between 5pm-7:30pm
Milwaukee Central Library
814 W Wisconsin Ave Milwaukee
(community room 1)

Online submissions also an option (deadline October 30)

Go here for audition forms and sign-up sheets!

Alex Hoffmann: lead, age 40-55, father and husband of a broken family, humble but strong, struggles with an alcohol addiction

Shay Hoffmann: lead, age 18-25, son of Alex and Judy, heroin addict, passionate, rebellious, but loves his father

Judy Hoffmann: lead, wife of Alex and mother of Shay, strong but misguided, angry but it's because she cares

Sam "Mad Dog": lead, age 40-55, ex gang member now in prison, befriends Alex and starts to change

Dee-9: lead, age 40-55, ex gang member now in prison who hates Alex and has no desire to change

Mac: supporting role, drug dealer, age 20-40, Shay's main source of heroin

Mimi: supporting role, Shay's girlfriend, age 18-25

Stick, Hector, Paul, Graham: supporting roles, Dee-9's followers in prison, age 20-55

MK: supporting role, age 35-55, an ex model, still thinks she's got it, arrested for shoplifting

Guards, extras - speaking and non speaking