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Actors Wanted for Theatre Production of Arsenic and Old Lace

Actors Wanted for Theatre Production of Arsenic and Old Lace

Victoria, Australia
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Southern Peninsula Players Rosebud Victoria, are a community theatre group.
We are presenting Arsenic and Old Lace on stage in Late May 2021.

We had to postpone our shows last year and have now got the go ahead to continue. We need to recast some roles due to availability.

Rehearsals are Monday's and Thursday nights from 7:30 - 9:30

Cast calls will be scheduled, but they are held in Rosebud Victoria, so you may need to think about travel.

We have started rehearsals, but hope to fill the extra roles by the end of February 2021
We welcome experienced and non-experienced actors.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Show dates are the last two weekends in May, starting with Thursday the 20th of May as a charity preview.

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - Community Theatre Production

Collaborations should create mutual benefit and are usually amateur, student or 'Time for Print' projects.


Abby Brewster - Female Lead

Abby Brewster (Female or male able to play old lady 50-70 years old.) A darling lady, and the very model of Victorian charm and grace, who poisons elderly gentlemen, with her sister as an act of charity.

Anyone, aged 40 to 79

Applications closed 5 March 2021.

Teddy Brewster

(40-60 years old or able to Play age) Very likable, kindhearted brother to Mortimer and Jonathan, Nephew of Abby and Martha Brewster, Teddy is a man who believes that he is the 26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt.

Male, aged 35 to 70

Applications closed 5 March 2021.

Elaine Harper

(Female 20-40 years old or able to Play age) An Attractive girl, daughter of Rev. Dr. Harper, and Mortimer’s fiancée. She is surprisingly wise in the ways of the world for a minister’s daughter. She is a little bit wily, sassy, and absolutely sharp.

Female, aged 20 to 40

Applications closed 5 March 2021.

Dr Einstein

Dr. Einstein A German plastic surgeon, with an accent to prove it. Right hand to Jonathan, Dr. Einstein is mousey and submissive to Jonathan. Einstein should be viewed as a good guy whose life has gone bad. The audience truly has to sympathize with this guy. With somewhat of a ratty appearance, his face wears the benevolent smirk of a man who lives in a pleasant haze of alcohol.

Male, aged 30 to 70

Applications closed 5 March 2021.

Johnathan Brewster

Nephew of Abby and Martha Brewster, brother to Teddy and Mortimer. Jonathan is a psychopath who has numerous murders to his credit and no scruples whatsoever. He is creepy. Jonathan is a killer, that loves his business and he’s got an unbelievably short temper. Dr. Einstein has changed Jonathan’s face three times, currently resulting in a Boris Karloff resemblance (to which he is a bit sensitive.)

Male, aged 34 to 64

Applications closed 5 March 2021.

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Listing created: 2 February 2021
Applications closed: 5 March 2021
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