Surviving Grace

Written by Trish Vradenburg and Directed by Brian A. Palmer

A witty and touching play, inspired by the author’s mother’s battle with Alzheimer’s.


Open auditions will be held at Eclipse on 10/04/20 from 12:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.!

Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Those planning to attend must complete the audition form prior to auditions and will be available soon!

Resume and/or headshots, if available, should be emailed to Please ensure that your name is somewhere in the title of your files. You may also bring your headshot/resume with you to auditions.

All roles are non-equity and unpaid.


Kate Griswald – (late 30s) television producer, daughter of Grace and Jack
Grace Griswald – (late 60s) mother of Kate, Jack’s wife
Jack Griswald – (late 60s) father of Kate, Grace’s husband
Sam Gelman – (late 30s) specialist, Grace’s doctor
Lorna – (early 50s) friend of Jack
Madge Wellington – (early 50s) diva actress, works with Kate
Various Others – (various ages) doctors, rabbi, other people

Note: The roles of Kate Griswald, Grace Griswald, and Jack Griswald have already been cast. All other roles remain available.


*Friday, November 27, 2020 at 7:30 P.M.
Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 7:30 P.M.
Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 7:30 P.M.
Friday, December 4, 2020 at 7:30 P.M.
Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 7:30 P.M.
Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 2:00 P.M.
Friday, December 11, 2020 at 7:30 P.M.
Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 7:30 P.M.

First Friday 11/27/20 – Opening night only, join us for our first performance which includes a meet and greet with cast and crew, and a complimentary wine and cheese reception following the show!

All performances occur at the Eclipse Theatre located at 915 Schrock Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229.