AUDITIONS

 
 

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Audition Process:

  • Auditions are traditionally held on two dates, When necessary, a call back date will follow. Appointments are usually not required, you'll get signed in when you arrive. Please check each play's specific audition notes carefully.
  • Auditions are held in the lounge or in the
    performance hall.
  • Approximate age ranges of the characters will usually be listed, but it’s always a good idea to check out the script so you can get a feel for the characters.
  • All audition material is provided and will be available at the auditions.
  • Generally, you will be asked to read pages from the script in front of the director, the stage manager, and another reader.
  • You may download this fillable/saveable audition form to prepare ahead of time:
    SLP Audition Form
 
 

2017–18 SEASON AUDITIONS:

 
       
 
 
 

MURDER MYSTERY

   
 

The story of "Laura" is best known through the 1944 movie by Otto Preminger that has become one of the classics of film noir. Laura Hunt, a successful advertising executive, has been found murdered and the detective investigating the case becomes as obsessed with her as all the other men in her life.

Written by
Vera Caspar & George Sklar

Directed by
Don Keith

Play runs May 17 – 27, 2018
Rehearsals are on Mondays, Wednesdays
and Fridays from 7 pm until 10 pm
(with consideration to kids)

Located at St. Luke’s Hall,
3821 Cedar Hill X Road

AUDITION DATES:

TBA

Callbacks: TBA

No appointments are necessary,
just show up promptly at the start time.

If you are unable to attend these audition dates contact the director for alternatives.

Scripts & Questions: 

TBA

 
   
 
 
 

PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS

5 men 3 women 

Mark – early 30’s; a shrewd young man; lean and vigorous

Danny -19; rough, rather rude manner; hiding his sensitivity

Waldo – late 40’s; indulges his emotions, theatrical

Bessie – 40’s; New York Irish; independent and plain spoken


 

Shelby – 30’s to early 40’s well bred, his manners easy and gracious;Southern accent

Mrs. Dorgan – 45; faded; touch of eccentricity; suppressed hysteria

Laura – early to late 30’s; tempestuous coquette, brutally violent at times, then remorsefully generous.

Olsen – 20’s-30’s; the cop