August  14-15 @7PM

An original musical by Gil Perlroth, "Letting Go" tells the story of Sam Silver and his beloved wife Belle who has recently passed away. Sam and Belle were happily married for over 40 years. Sam is depressed and having difficulty letting go. Son Jeff and daughter Janet try to help their dad move on. Laura Lee, a sexy, southern belle neighbor shows a romantic interest in the widower. 

The 5-member cast includes:

Sam Silver (56) tenor

Belle Silver (53) Sam's wife, soprano

Jeff Silver (35) their son, baritone

Janet  (33) their daughter, soprano

Laura Lee (50) southern-belle neighbor, alto

Patrick Brafford will direct "Letting Go."  If you have any questions, please contact him directly at

Auditioners should bring sheet music and be prepared to do 20 bars of a ballad and 20 bars of an upbeat song. Pianist will be provided.

Auditions take place Monday, August 14 and Tuesday, August 15 at the Players' Back Door Theater, 1619 49th Street South, Gulfport, Florida. Plan to arrive a few minutes early to complete an audition form. Resumes and headshots are helpful but not mandatory.

"Letting Go" will be the first show of Gulfport community Players 2017-2018 season. Performances will be November 2-12, 2017 at the Catherine Hickman Theater of Gulfport.