When:
September 19, 2017 @ 7:30 pm – September 24, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
2017-09-19T19:30:00+10:00
2017-09-24T14:00:00+10:00

Directed by George Benca

 

Audition Dates:

Tuesday 19 September 2017 at 7.30p.m.

Sunday 24 September 2017 at 2pm

 

Bookings essential for audition time via Director George Benca at [email protected]  or 0419 591 517

 

Audition Venue:
Bradshaw Street Community Hall
Bradshaw Street (off Buckley Street)
West Essendon  VIC  3040

 

Melways 28B3
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Characters:

American accents required except for Todd who requires a Scottish accent

 

Eric Sheridan: Male, 30s. A bookish, even-keeled police officer who’s thrown into some difficult situations–while not wearing any pants.

 

Billie Dwyer: Female, 20s/30s. A police officer. Eric’s partner. Although she seems to lack every skill needed for police work, she is enthusiastic and eager to succeed.

 

Karen Brown: Female, 30s. An accountant who usually has a very professional demeanor, but seems unable to keep herself in control today.

 

Mayor Meekly: Male, 50s to 70s. A sweet, gentle fellow, who seems very Innocent (with a capital I)

 

Agent Frank: Male, 20s to 50s. Town Hall head of Security. Although he can seem confident and even gruff, in moments of crisis he is easily reduced to a very frightened man

 

Todd: Male, 20s to 50s. Speaks with a pronounced Scottish accent. A professional hit man who’s accent gets thicker the angrier he gets, until he’s completely indecipherable.

 

Mary Meekly: Female, 50s to 70s. the Mayor’s wife. Small statured, she seems very sweet natured, and a good match for her husband the mayor.

 

Character Summary

4 M (1x 30’s, 2 x 20 – 50, 1 x 50 – 70) 3 F (1 x 30’s, 1 x 20 – 30, 1 x 50 – 70’s)

 

Contact:

All enquires to George Benca at [email protected]  or 0419 591 517

 

Auditions are by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please apply to organise your audition time and for any further information.

 

Synopsis:

 

In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor is supposed to meet with his female accountant, while in the room next-door, two undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on videotape. But there’s some confusion as to who’s in which room, who’s being videotaped, who’s taken the money, who’s hired a hit man, and why the accountant keeps taking off her clothes.

 

Rehearsal Period:

Rehearsals will be three times a week, Tuesday and Thursday at 7:30pm & Sundays at 2pm.

 

Performances Dates:
23 – 26 November & 30 November – 2 December 2017

Thursday, Friday and Saturday Performances at 8pm
Sunday Matinee at 2pm

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