Monday, 16 March 2015 17:31

Calling All Thespians for New Dinner Theater Murder Mystery

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Take a chance, you could be the star of the show!  Auditions for Murder at Cafe Noir, Sunday, March 22nd, 5:00pm at Oswego Tea Company. Take a chance, you could be the star of the show! Auditions for Murder at Cafe Noir, Sunday, March 22nd, 5:00pm at Oswego Tea Company. Submitted photo

Theatre Du Jour, CNY's new interactive (touring) dinner theatre company is "calling all thespians"... They welcome all actors & directors looking to hone their skills & work with the hottest innovative, collaborative troupe in town!

"We aspire to seek out the gems in this talent-rich community" said Tammy Wilkinson, artistic director and founder of TDJ. "Veterans or "closet actors" (a college professor or floral shop owner) looking to take the plunge, we want to see you all"!

The Oswego Tea Company is hosting the meet n Greet / Open Audition on Sunday, March 22nd at 5:00pm, so bring your talents to the table! TDJ's next show is "Murder at Cafe Noir" by David Landau - an interactive murder mystery being presented in grand TDJ dinner theatre experience style - directed by Syracuse favorite Stephfond Brunson."Murder" will tour the Oswego Tea Company, Lake Ontario Event & Conference Center in Oswego and Mohegan Manor in Baldwinsville! Actors or community members auditioning for "Murder" are encouraged to send their info to [email protected]

The following roles are available:

RICK ARCHER - a private eye who's always wanted to be Bogart or Mitchum in one of those 40s film noir movies, and has not gotten his chance.

MADAM TOREAU - a lady who's seen it all while managing the Cafe Noir - where everything is for sale.

SHEILA WONDERLY - her real name is Sheilda Schickelmeier. Once a spoiled rich girl, she took a job at Cafe Noir and learned about life the hardest way of all, becoming hardened in the process.

ANTHONY CAIRO - a dealer in the black market working Cafe Noir to avoid the St. Vincent police. He has two scars, one on either side of his face.

MARIE LARUE - the Creole illegitimate daughter of a Voodoo priestess and a St. Vincent's political figure. She sells spells and fortunes at Cafe Noir.

SIMON GUTTERMAN - a British barrister who lost his standing when he became implicated in a scandal of having affairs with wealthy female clients. He now caters to the clientele of Cafe Noir. Simon is always looking for a quick way to make it to the top.

THURSBY - a two bit gun runner.

VANGILDER - a Dutch blackmailer.

RIGFIELD - a British cop from St. Vincent.

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