Audition at HART

Native Gardens by Karen Zacarias
Directed by Harrison Butler
Performances:  June 16,17,18,23,24,25,30 July 1,2  

Auditions will be held on April 6th at 6p and April 8th at Noon.
Audition details: cold read scenes pulled from the play. Rehearsals begin: 4/24/23
Location: Christian Church of Hillsboro - 540 NE Edison St. Hillsboro, OR 97124

About the Play:

Gardens and cultures clash, turning friendly neighbors into feuding enemies in this hilarious comedy of good intentions and bad manners.  Pablo, a high-powered lawyer, and doctoral candidate Tania, his very pregnant wife, are realizing the American dream when they purchase a house next door to community stalwarts Virginia and Frank. But a disagreement over a long-standing fence line soon spirals into an all-out war of taste, class, privilege, and entitlement. The hilarious results guarantee no one comes out smelling like a rose.

Tania Del Valle
Mid-20’s to early 30’s – female, doctoral candidate and rather pregnant. Mexican American who was born in New Mexico. Liberal minded.

Pablo Del Valle
Mid-20’s to early 30’s – male, high-powered lawyer who is married to Tanya. South American born. Grew up in a wealthy family but is now estranged. Also liberal.

Virginia Butley
60’s to 70’s - female, married to Frank and loves gardening. Leans toward right wing.

Frank Butley
60’s to 70’s - male, Virginia’s long time husband. Retired, who loves gardens and also leans right.

Ensemble 1-3 roles
Any gender, 25+ years old.  Silent roles to play landscapers, surveyor, and building examiner


HART is a volunteer-based community theatre. There is no pay or stipend.

For audition sides or a copy of a perusal script, please email