Players Workshop of Burlington will hold open auditions for the political satire The Outsider on Sun., Oct. 10 and Mon., Oct. 11, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. at Players Workshop, 1431 Grove St., Burlington.  

              This timely and hilarious comedy by Paul Slade Smith “skewers politics and celebrates democracy,” as it introduces the audience to possibly the worst candidate ever to run for public office—"unless the public is looking for . . . the worst candidate to ever run for office!” Roles are available for 3 female and 4 male actors, ages 18 and up.  

               No advance preparation or previous experience is needed to audition; however, since actors will be required to work closely together, Covid vaccinations are strongly encouraged. Masks will be required for entering the theater. For more information, contact director Libba Flores at 319-750-3533.  

            Paul Slade Smith’s The Outsider is presented by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc. (  

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