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Auditions submissions now through July 18th for "Topsy Turvy: A Night to Follow Your Heart"

Directed by Antoinette Gomez
Vocals and Piano by Laura Carns

If age sex or race were not a factor what song would you absolutely slay if given the chance to perform it ? Well, now is your opportunity! The Genesius Guild is hosting a cabaret style, bucket list, miscast one weekend only show to showcase the talent we have in the community. What could you do if there were no limitations? 


To conserve gas expense, video submissions are being taken via email. Current plan is for the assembled variety production to take place Aug 12 at 7pm and Aug 13 at 7pm. Rehearsals will be on July 27, Aug 3,8,10 at 7pm You have the option of a recorded track or pianist.

For questions, call 219-465-8045; submissions may be sent to


Casting Neil Simon's play, "God's Favorite," a modern version of the biblical story of Job, directed by Warren Ellis.

Audition Dates:

Aug 16 7pm
Aug 17 7pm
Aug 18 7pm

Show Dates:

Oct 14,15,16, 21,22,23

All auditions to take place at First United Methodist Church Hammond in the Fellowship Hall

Information on Characters:

Joe Benjamin: Lead, Male, 50-56

Long Island businessman patiently dealing with difficulties posed by family and associates, but is challenged by Sidney's arrival.


Rose Benjamin: Supporting, Female, 50-54

Joe's wife, demanding and a bit entitled.

Ben Benjamin: Supporting, Male, 22-26

Joe's spoiled and ungrateful son, Sarah's twin-brother, not too bright.

Sarah Benjamin: Supporting, Female, 22-26

Joe's daughter and Ben's twin-sister, like him in every way, including a lack of smarts, petulant and bad at keeping her robe closed.

Sidney Lipton: Supporting, Male, 42-48

a messenger from God, on a mission to test Joe and report back to "the Boss," a compulsive film buff.

Mady: Supporting, Female, 42-48

humorously cynical, a wisecracking maid.

Morris: Supporting, Male, 40-48

Joe's butler, jaded and sardonic.

David Benjamin: Supporting, Male, 30-35

older brother to the twins, black sheep of family, prodigal son whose humor is driven by an alcohol problem.


The Genesius Guild of First United Methodist Church, Hammond, is currently soliciting proposals from directors who wish to propose a show for the upcoming season. Please click on the button below to reach the Google form to submit your proposal (no more than three per person, please). Directors may be asked to come to an upcoming Guild board meeting to answer any questions regarding their proposal.  Thank you -- we look forward to reviewing your proposal!