Acacia Theatre Company


ACACIA THEATRE COMPANY will be holding auditions for its March 2019 production of The Potting Shed by Graham Greene, on Saturday, September 15 (10-2). Cast: 5 Women (ages 13-75) and 6 Men (ages 20-75) of any racial/ethnic background. Director: Therese Goode. Readings will be from the script. Auditions will be held by appointment only at Church in the City, 2658 N. Hackett Ave. Performances (March 1-10) are at Concordia University. To make an appointment: (414) 744-5995 or email

Additional info

Director: Therese Goode

Scripts are available through the Acacia office (phone number and email above).

Callbacks will be Sunday, September 16 (6:30-9) (If unable to attend, please still come to initial audition)

Please arrive 10 minutes early in order to fill out necessary forms. If you cancel at the last moment, please leave a message at 744-5995. Messages will be checked.

Rehearsals and auditions are at Church in the City.  For directions to Church in the City, go to:

About the Play

“An intellectual detective story” (NY Daily News), The Potting Shed centers on James Callifer, who is estranged from his family, his memory, and himself after a mysterious occurrence in the potting shed when he was 14. After being denied contact with his dying father, James begins a search for the truth, culminating in a seismic and life-changing discovery.


James Callifer
Mrs. Callifer – his mother
Anne Callifer – his niece, 13 year old daughter of his brother John
Sara Callifer – his ex-wife
John Callifer – his elder brother
Dr. Frederick Baston – family friend and colleague of his father
Fr. William Callifer – his uncle
Dr. Kreuzer – his psychiatrist
Corner – his roommate
Mrs. Potter – Callifer family’s former employee
Miss Connolly – Fr. William Callifer’s housekeeper