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Casting Performers for "A Murder is Announced" Play

Austin, TX, United States
ID: 265554Exp: 7/29/2024

Seeking performers for "A Murder is Announced" play. Please see the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED. About the project: An announcement in the local paper states the time and place of an imminent murder. When an unknown visitor to Miss Blacklock’s Victorian home dies under the prescribed circumstances, Miss Marple turns up to solve the case. Rate: Actor stipend. Additional info: Production Dates and Location: November 22 – December 14, 2024. The Vortex, on Manor Rd. Rehearsal times and dates: Mon-Thu 7-10 PM; Either Sat OR Sun 1-4 PM; Oct 12-Nov 21, 2024. Actors are strongly urged to read the script before the auditions. Please request a digital copy of the script. See the attachment for details. Apply, if interested.

12 roles

Miss Jane MarpleFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

An elderly spinster and amateur detective.

Inspector Dermot CraddockMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Lead detective on the case.

Letitia BlacklockFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Lady of the house called Little Paddocks, in her sixties.

Dora BunnerFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Letitia's fluttery childhood friend, usually known by her nickname, "Bunny".

Patrick SimmonsMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Miss Blacklock's young cousin. He calls her "aunt" due to the difference in ages.

Julia SimmonsFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Sister of Patrick.

MitziMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Miss Blacklock's foreign housekeeper and cook, a refugee from Europe.

Phillipa HaymesFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

A young widow with a young son, Harry, at boarding school. She is a paying guest at Little Paddocks and works nearby as a gardener.

Mrs. SwettenhamFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

A widow who dotes on her grown son, Edmund.

Edmund SwettenhamMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

A cynical young writer who is in love with Phillipa.

Rudi ScherzFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

A young man of Swiss extraction, the receptionist at a local spa hotel, and small-time thief.

Sargent MellorsMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Craddock’s right-hand man.