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AUDITIONS

Auditions for Next Show

View informations about our upcoming show auditions here.

PLAYWRITE: Joseph Kesselring

DIRECTOR: Sarah O’Hara

 
 

Arsenic & Old Lace is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York.

WHAT TO KNOW

Audition Information

Auditions Will Be Held Via Zoom Meetings or Via Video Submission

Please prepare a 30-second reading or monologue that shows you at your best.

Prior to auditioning, please return the required information to ArtisticSynergyBaltimore@gmail.com, including:

  • the audition form
  • a picture of you
  • a resume or show history
  • any known conflicts (Conflicts for Tech Week or show dates will not be accepted)

The audition form can be sent by request, or when you sign up for an audition slot. You can also download form here.

Download Audition Form

Audition Dates & Times

Video Submissions will be accepted from DATE – TBD through DATE-TBD and can be sent to ArtisticSynergyBaltimore@gmail.com.

Zoom Meeting Auditions will be held on Saturday from 10am to 12pm, Sunday 2pm to 4pm, and Tuesday 7pm to 9pm

Sign up for your Zoom Meeting time slot here – LINK TO COME

Info posted on Facebook as well.

Show Dates & Times:

October 9th – 18th

Fri. & Sat. at 8:00pm, Sun. 3:00pm

Please Note:

Tech week will be October 4th – 8th (Board Night).

Rehearsals Days: TBD

Starting Date: TBD

All Roles Are Open

All Roles Are Non-Paid, Non-Union

For more information:

Call – 410-833-5181, or

Write – ArtisticSynergyBaltimore@gmail.com

CHARACTERS LIST

Abby Brewster: A sweet elderly woman with Victorian charm who poisons elderly men. Abby is the sister of Martha and an aunt to Teddy, Jonathan, and Mortimer.

Martha Brewster: Also a darling elderly lady who poisons elderly men. Martha is the sister of Abby and an aunt to Teddy, Jonathan, and Mortimer.

Mortimer Brewster: Nephew of Abby and Martha, Mortimer is a drama critic. A good-hearted cynic, he is engaged to Elaine. Mortimer cares for his aunts, but his world is turned upside down as he tries to untangle their crazy, homicidal dilemma.

Elaine Harper: An attractive girl in her twenties, and Mortimer’s fiancée, Elaine is the daughter of the Rev. Dr. Harper, who lives next-door to Abby and Martha. She is surprisingly wise in the ways of the world for a minister’s daughter.

Teddy Brewster: Nephew of Abby and Martha Brewster. Teddy is a delightfully certifiable man who is under the happy delusion that he is Theodore Roosevelt.

Jonathan Brewster: Nephew of Abby and Martha Brewster, Jonathan is a psychopath who has had plastic surgery and now looks like Boris Karloff.

Dr. Einstein: A plastic surgeon and an alcoholic, Dr. Einstein has changed Jonathan’s face three times.

Officer O’Hara: A police officer, O’Hara is a would-be playwright who pesters Mortimer to read his play.

The Rev. Dr. Harper: Minister and father of Elaine.

Officer Brophy: A pleasant neighborhood police officer.

Officer Klein: Also a pleasant neighborhood police officer, partner to Brophy.

Lieutenant Roony: A tough and dominating police officer, the commanding officer of the precinct.

Mr. Witherspoon: The superintendent of Happy Dale Sanitarium.

Mr. Gibbs: An elderly man who wishes to rent a room from the Brewster sisters, narrowly escaping poison.