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In Need of Performers for "An Inspector Calls" Play

Scarborough, ON, Canada
ID: 195214Exp: 10/11/2022

ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE CONSIDERED. The theater is currently looking for male and female talent for the play "An Inspector Calls". Please, see the details below. About the project: THE STORY: April 1912. The prosperous Birling family has gathered in the drawing room to celebrate their daughter Sheila’s engagement to Gerald Croft, heir to the most successful family business in the North of England. Their celebration is interrupted with the unexpected arrival of Inspector Goole. The Inspector is investigating the suicide of a young woman. As the Inspector’s questions unravel the mystery, secrets are revealed and each member of the family is linked to the tragedy. After the Inspector’s departure a few twists have everyone wondering what happened, if anything. Additional information: SHOW DATES: Evenings January 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 2023 at 8 p.m. Matinees are January 15, 22, 28, 2023 at 2p.m. Important: Will be providing a safe working environment – all participants in this production from creative staff, crews, actors and other volunteers must be fully vaccinated and provide proof. Masks will/may be required. Please prepare a short dramatic monologue – no more than 90 seconds. Something you know well. Be prepared to be re-directed. There will be cold readings from the play. For more details regarding the play, please see the attachment. If interested, please apply.

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6 roles

Arthur BirlingBoth genders55-60 y.o.All ethnicities

Identifying as male, prosperous manufacturer who is eager to improve his social standing. He is self-conscious about being from a more working-class background and overcompensates.

Sybil BirlingBoth genders50-59 y.o.All ethnicities

Identifying as female, Arthur’s wife and social superior. Gracious but somewhat aloof. She is rarely, if ever wrong.

Shelia BirlingBoth genders20-24 y.o.All ethnicities

Identifying as female. Arthur and Sybil’s daughter. She is delighted about her engagement. She is giddy, naïve and childish young lady.

Eric BirlingBoth genders23-27 y.o.All ethnicities

Identifying as male. Arthur and Sybil’s son. Rebellious, awkward, moody and ill-at-ease. He has low self-esteem and a drinking problem.

Gerald CroftBoth genders30-34 y.o.All ethnicities

Identifying as male. Shelia’s new fiancé. Handsome, well-bred, charming and confident.

Inspector GooleBoth genders40-50 y.o.All ethnicities

Identifying as male. Curious, keenly observant, blunt and authoritative.