Audition Info for 2019/2020 Season

DIRECTED BY: Mick Wheaton
AUDITIONS: Monday, March 9 & Tuesday, March 10 @ 6:30 pm at “The Shack” 2952 Minnesota Ave, Stevens Point. You may attend one or both dates, up to you!
REHEARSALS: Planned weekly, Mon-Thur from March 16th to show, however, there may be some changes.  
PERFORMANCES:
 May 8 & 9 at 7:30, and May 10 at 2:00 pm at Sentry Theater 

SYNOPSIS:

In this mystery/thriller which has become a regional staple, it is April 1922 and the cast of William Gillette’s latest Broadway revival of “Sherlock Holmes” has assembled for a weekend of relaxation at his magnificent medieval castle on a bluff overlooking the Connecticut River.For entertainment, actor-manager, playwright and heart-throb William Gillette, best known for his 30-year portrayal of the famous crime sleuth Sherlock Holmes, has arranged a séance. Now the scene is set for his greatest role.Someone is trying to murder Gillette and he suspects it is one of his guests. Intrepid, eccentric and wildly romantic, Gillette plans to solve the case himself à la Sherlock Holmes.

ROLES:

  • Bobby Carlyle: early 30’s, male. An actor and man-about-town.
  • May Dison: 20’s – 30’s, female. An ingenue.
  • Marion Barrett: 40’s – 50’s, female. An actress, Gillette’s sister.
  • Leo Barrett: 40’s – 50’s, male. Marion’s husband, plays Professor Moriarty opposite Gillette’s Holmes.
  • William Gillette: 40’s – 50’s, male. Writer and star of Sherlock Holmes.
  • Lily Warner: 60’s – 70’s, female.Gillette’s aunt.
  • Louise Parradine: 30’s, female. A former actress.

PRODUCTION CREW:

Interested in getting involved with the show but don’t like being on stage? We can always use stagehands, costume helpers, set builders, graphic designers, promoters, and more! Email the director at mwwheaton87@gmail.com and let us know how you’d like to help!