Monday, 08 August 2016 09:43

Theatre Du Jour Auditions for Halloween Offering Aug 8-9

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Theatre Du Jour calling "all thespians" for their Murder Mystery Halloween Offering! Theatre Du Jour calling "all thespians" for their Murder Mystery Halloween Offering! Supplied photo

Director Sherri Metz will present "A Party to Murder" by Marcia Kash & Douglas E. Hughes in October and she needs a murderous dose of local talent! Three men and three women are needed for the show The Oxford Press says is "Enough to turn Dame Agatha green with envy."!

Six people have come in secret on Halloween to play a murder mystery game at a rustic island cottage. Invited by writer Charles Prince, they appear set for a weekend of fun until ghosts from the past begin to haunt the proceedings and it becomes clear that all is not as it seems. The game takes on a sinister dimension when guests begin to die and the remaining players realize that they are playing for their lives. Tension rises. Secret passageways, incriminating letters, hidden compartments, bodies in the window seat and a twenty five year old unsolved mystery twist and turn toward the unexpected and terrifying conclusion.

IMG 2361Character Descriptions:

KONRAD/CHARLES - a successful mystery novelist; English, 40s to 50s; urbane, intelligent, well bred; the ultimate host.

ERNIE/WILLY - former football player; big, friendly, gregarious, good sense of humour; around 40.

EVELYN/MCKENZIE - fashion model, late 20s; witty, extroverted, with a tough exterior; Elwood's girlfriend.

MRS. MCKNIGHT/VALERIE - early to mid-40s; Henri's older sister; smart, savvy, used to getting her own way; very well turned out.

O'KARMA/HENRI (pronounced "Henry") - late 20s, Valerie's younger sister; shy, easily intimidated, dresses conservatively.

FATHER GERRY MERRYWEATHER/ELWOOD - mid-50s, corporate CEO type; confident, friendly, powerful, and he knows it.

Auditions are happening on Monday & Tuesday, August 8 & 9 at the Art Loft at 169 W 1st Street from 6-9.

Please be prepared to read from the script. The production will run in October as part of the Quality Inn & Suites Theatre Series, the Eis House Theatre Series and The Barnes Hiscock Theatre Series! Log on to dujourcny.com for more info and ticket info!

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