Map marker icon  5021 E. Anaheim Street Long Beach CA 90804 • (562) 494-1014

Heart icon Donate   Volunteer   Audition Twitter Facebook Email

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

AUDITIONS: Agatha Christie’s TOWARDS ZERO

November 7 @ 7:00 pm November 9 @ 10:00 pm

AUDITION NOTICE:
TITLE: Agatha Christie’s TOWARDS ZERO

AUTHOR: Agatha Christie and Gerald Verner

DIRECTOR: Holland Renton

RUN:  January 14 – February 11, 2023

Fridays & Saturdays 8pm, Sundays at 2pm. Special performances on Thursday and Sunday nights may be added for private parties and special events.

This is a community theater production.  Non-Equity.  There is no pay. 

At this time, all volunteers including actors must be fully vaccinated to participate in shows.

AUDITION DATES:

Open Call:

Dates: Monday, November 7 & Tuesday, 8, 2022

Times: 7pm – 9pm

Location: Long Beach Playhouse  

Callbacks:

Date and Time:  Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 7pm – 10pm, by invitation only.

REHEARSALS:

First Read-Through: Sat., November 12, 2022 at Noon – 4pm

Regular Rehearsal: Starting on Monday, Nov. 14; Mon. – Thurs. 7pm – 10pm, Saturdays, 1pm – 4pm

(See Beginning Rehearsal Schedule for Specific Dates and Times)

Location: Long Beach Playhouse

LINK TO BEGINNING REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

Bring headshot and resume. 

Sides for cold readings will be provided at the auditions.

Please bring your vaccination card as written proof of full vaccination to the auditions. Masks will be required at the auditions.

SHORT SYNOPSIS:  

A group of upper-class guests gather for a 14 day holiday at the seaside home of Lady Tressilian.  Jealousy, passion, hatred and complicated relationships culminate in the murder of the lady of the house.  Luckily, Detective Battle is vacationing nearby and is tasked with sorting out the guilty from the innocent.

CASTING THE FOLLOWING ROLES:

NOTE: Actively seeking all ethnicities for all roles

THOMAS ROYDE (M, 40’s) Good looking, athletic and rugged. He seems solid and dependable.  He harbors a secret love for Audrey.  (Role Requires  British RP accent)

KAY STRANGE (F, 20’s) Attractive, but jealous and insecure.  Prone to outbursts.  Nevile’s second wife.  (Role Requires British RP accent)

MARY ALDIN (F, late 30’s) Reserved, pleasant and non-committal.  Hardworking assistant to Lady Tressilian.  (Role Requires British RP accent)

NEVILE STRANGE (M, 40’s) Dashing, confident and shrewd.  He was the ward of the late Mr. Tressilian.   (Role Requires British RP accent)

MATHEW TREVES (M, 65+) Distinguished ex-lawyer and a contemporary of Lady Tressilian.  Very observant.  (Role Requires British RP accent)

LADY TRESSILIAN (F, 65+) Knows what she wants and exudes very little patience.  Very much aware of her position isn society (Role Requires British RP accent)

AUDREY STRANGE (F, late 30’s to early 40’s) Enigmatic, composed and reserved.  Nevile’s first wife and much beloved by Lady Tressilian. (Role Requires British RP accent)

TED LATIMER (M, 20’s) Handsome and athletic with a bit of playboy attitude. Desperately in love with Kay. (Role Requires British RP accent)

SUPERINTENDENT BATTLE (M, 50’s) Presents with a commanding presence.  He is a well respected and admired detective. (Role Requires British RP accent)

INSPECTOR LEACH (M, 30’s – 40’s) Nephew to Battle. No nonsense and reserved. (Roles requires a Cornwall accent)

Details

Start:
November 7 @ 7:00 pm
End:
November 9 @ 10:00 pm
Event Category:
Event Tags: