Thursday, September 22, 2011

CLASSIC AMERICAN COMEDY TO BE CAST @ VAGABOND PLAYERS

vagabond players bannerAuditions at Vagabond Players

ARSENIC AND OLD LACE
By Joseph Kesselring

WHEN:  Sunday, October 16,  and Monday, October 17, 7-9:30 PM
WHERE:
Vagabond Theatre, 806 S. Broadway, Baltimore

Performance dates are January 6 - February 7, 2012.
Rehearsals will start Monday, November 14, 2011.
This is a non-Equity, not-for-pay production.

No appointment necessary. Actors will be asked to read from the script.

The role of Jonathan Brewster has been cast. All other roles open.

The roles of Rev. Harper/Witherspoon and Mr. Gibbs/Lt. Rooney may be double cast.

  • Abby Brewster: 60’s, A darling lady with Victorian manners and values; the sister of Martha and an aunt to Teddy, Jonathan, and Mortimer.
  • Martha Brewster: 60’s, A sweet elderly woman with Victorian charm; the sister of Abby and an aunt to Teddy, Jonathan, and Mortimer.
  • Mortimer Brewster: late 20’s-30’s, the charming, cynical nephew of Abby and Martha, Mortimer is a Manhattan drama critic who is engaged to Elaine and cares for his aunts.
  • Elaine Harper: 20’s, Mortimer's pretty, independent girlfriend; the daughter of the Rev. Dr. Harper.
  • Teddy Brewster: 40’s, Nephew of Abby and Martha Brewster; believes he is Theodore Roosevelt.
  • Dr. Einstein: 40’s-50’s, A plastic surgeon traveling with Jonathan, somewhat ratty in appearance, lives in a pleasant haze of alcohol.
  • The Rev. Dr. Harper: 50’s-60’s, Minister and father of Elaine
  • Officer O'Hara: 30’s-40’s, A police officer, O’Hara is a would-be playwright who pesters Mortimer to read his play.
  • Officer Brophy: 30+, A police officer on the Brooklyn beat
  • Officer Klein: 20+, A police officer on the Brooklyn beat
  • Lieutenant Rooney: 30’s-40’s, the precinct boss, a tough New York cop
  • Mr. Gibbs: 60’s-70’s, A man who wishes to rent a room from the Brewster sisters
  • Mr. Witherspoon: 60’s-70’s, the fastidious Superintendent of the Happy Dale Sanitarium

For more information, contact Sherrionne Brown at sherrionne@aol.com.