Young Lord Arthur is deliriously happy – just down from Oxford and engaged to be married – when a mysterious palm reader predicts that he will commit a murder. A proper English gentleman, Arthur believes it is his duty to get this killing business over with before he marries. But his education has not provided him with the required skills, and a hilarious series of mishaps ensues as he sets about finding a victim.
Seeking an ethnically diverse cast of 8 characters (4M, 4F) to play the following roles. A British Accent is encouraged.
Lord Arthur Savile – A gentleman. Naive.
Lady Windermere – His confidante. Grand.
Sybil Merton – His betrothed. Clever.
Charles – His valet. Devoted.
Lady Clem – His elderly aunt. Irritable. May be Male or Female.
Jane Percy – His cousin. Enthusiastic.
Mr. Podgers – The cheiromantist. Mysterious.
Herr Winckelkopf – German. An anarchist. Artistic.
Auditions will take place at the theatre. Actors will be asked to perform a cold reading from selections of the play. No monologue is needed.