Monday, May 9 and Tuesday, May 10, 2022
July 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16 2022 | 8:00 PM
July 10, 17 2022 | 2:30 PM
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– A Noble Gentleman, Naïve, In Love, Very Superstitious. (Standard British Accent) Age 20-34
Lady Windermere- Lord Arthur’s Confidante, Grand, Elegant, Eccentric in some ways, Very High Class. (Standard British Accent) Age 50-70
Sybil Merton– Arthur’s Beloved and Fiancé, his betrothed, Clever, Intelligent, very much in love with Lord Arthur. (Standard British Accent) Age 20-34
Lady Clem– Arthur’s Elderly Rich Aunt, Irritable, Old Money, A bit of Dame Maggie Smith from Downton Abby (Would like this part to be cross-dressed by a man, it is after all a British Play, but will accept fine actresses of a grand age as well.) (Standard British Accent) Age 60-75+
Jane Percy– Arthur’s Country Cousin, Enthusiastic, Friendly. (Standard British Accent) Age- 18-30
Mr. Podgers– A Cheiromantist (Aka Palm Reader)- He is very Mysterious. (Standard British Accent) Age- 40-70
Herr Winckelkopf– An Anarchist, he is very Artistic. (Can be any accent that makes him even more hilarious) Age- Any
Charles– Lord Arthur’s faithful Valet. Very devoted to Arthur. Age- Any (Standard British Accent)
** Director plans to do the show in Standard British Accents
** Age Ranges are just suggestions, will cast Older or Younger
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.