The Mineola Twins

By Paula Vogel

Directed by Juli Johnson

This socio-political satire barrels through women's experience and the women's movement over more than three decades in post-World War II America, as seen through the lives of identical twins, Myra and Myrna, from Mineola, New York. The play takes place during the Eisenhower Administration; then at the start of the Nixon Administration; and, finally, during the Bush Administration.

"Ms Vogel's script is most ingenious…The sisters' opposition, neatly representing the schism between right and left in the United States, is self-destructive, and each subliminally longs for connection with the other. ..As the nightmare spins itself out, fears of nuclear attack, sexual predation, and familial estrangement meld in a way that haunts even as it teases." —The New York Times

Produced by Kathie Rasmussen Women's Theatre at Bartell Theatre's Evjue Stage, 113 E. Mifflin St., Madison

Performances: October 13-28, 2017

Performance Times:
Friday: October 13, 8pm
Saturday: October 14, 8pm
Sunday: October 15, 4pm

Wednesday, October 18, 8pm
Thursday October 19, 8pm
Friday, October 20, 8pm
Saturday, October 21, 8pm
Sunday October 22, 4pm

Thursday, October 26, 8pm
Friday, October 27, 8pm
Saturday, October 28, 4pm & 8pm

Ticket Prices: $20 general admission; $10 on Wednesday, $15 on Thursdays.

Call 608-661-9696 for reservations or more information.

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Please arrive at 7pm.

Auditions will be at Lakeview Moravian Community Church, 3565 Tulane Ave, Madison, WI 53714

Callbacks (if needed) will be held June 29, 7pm

Private Auditions: Not available those dates? Email Director Juli Johnson before auditions for a private appointment.

For a Pdf of the script: email producer Jan Levine Thal

Seeking these roles (all races and ethnicities considered):
Myrna & Myra, the twins, played by one female actor aged 20-45
Jim & Sarah, played by one actor, any gender identity, aged 20-45
Kenny & Ben, played by one actor who can play a teenager (male, trans, other)
Two psychiatric aides/Federal agents, any age, male. These roles do not speak but appear frequently and must be strong enough to move sets and props.

Read Through: Sunday July 16, all actors called
Regular rehearsals: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (no Mondays) from August 22 through October 5.
Where: Lakeview Moravian Community Church, 3565 Tulane Ave, Madison, WI 53714
Tech (all dates required for actors): Sunday October 8 through Thursday October 12, 2017, at the Bartell Theatre, Evjue Stage