Auditions for Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Baskerville: a sherlock holmes mystery
by ken ludwig

baskerville: a sherlock holmes mystery is presented through special arrangement with samuel french
all authorized performance materials are also supplied by samuel french

Details

Quick As A Wink Theatre Society is holding open auditions for their upcoming production of Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery.

Get your deerstalker cap on — the play’s afoot! From the award-winning mastermind of mayhem, Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor), comes a fast-paced comedy about everyone’s favorite detective solving his most notorious case. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson must crack the mystery of "The Hound of the Baskervilles" before a family curse dooms its newest heir.

No experience necessary.  Quick As A Wink prides itself on taking actors of all skill levels, from first timers to experienced actors, and teaching skills required to perform for a live audience.  Our mission includes the education of community members in theatre and performing arts!  

When: Auditions will be held the following time:

Monday, October 22 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Falmouth Elementary School
Tuesday, October 23 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Falmouth Elementary School

Where: Falmouth Elementary School, Library

What is Expected: Please plan to attend the entire audition time on your evening of choice. Those interested in a speaking role will be asked to perform readings with other auditioners. Monologue not required, but there will be cold readings available.

 

baskerville: a sherlock holmes mystery

  • Director David Myles. Produced by Jeannie Myles per Quick As A Wink Theatre Society.

  • Rehearsals are scheduled for Sundays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., starting with notice, after cast is selected. A second rehearsal may be added after the new year depending on actor availability.

  • Show dates will be March 14, 15, 16, 22, 23 at 7 p.m. with special 2 p.m. matinees March16, 17, 23

  • There may be one rehearsal between the two show weekends.

  • Full attendance during the rehearsal process and during production week is a requirement. Attendance concerns should be brought to the attention of the director well in advance of the conflict date.

  • All participants will be given a rehearsal schedule. Conflicts should be brought to the attention of the director immediately upon receipt of this schedule.

  • Questions can be addressed to the producer, Jeannie Myles, at jmyles@qaaw.ca or David Myles, at dmyles@qaaw.ca.

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  • Roles Available:

    SHERLOCK HOLMES
    DOCTOR WATSON

    IN ADDITION TO THE CHARACTERS OF HOLMES AND WATSON, WE WILL HAVE THREE ACTORS PLAY OVER 40 UNIQUE CHARACTERS ON STAGE:

    ACTOR ONE
    ACTOR TWO
    ACTRESS ONE

Volunteer Positions Available:

Quick As A Wink Theatre Society is always looking for new talent both on stage and off. Our crew working behind the scenes are instrumental in helping bring our visions to life and for this production of Baskerville, we are looking for volunteers to help with the following roles: STAGE MANAGER, COSTUME MANAGER, SET DESIGN, SET CONSTRUCTION.

Costume Team - We are need of several volunteers to help sew and design costumes, as well as go shopping at second hand stores looking for specific items. 
Scenic Designer - We are in need of someone to design and to take the lead on the scenic painting team.
Scenic Painters - We are in need of several painters for set scenes
Fundraising Captain - Someone to organize and track the fundraising goals
Set Construction - We are always looking for new volunteers to help the team build the set.
Front of House - Volunteers needed to work with Jan and Yvonne, our FOH Managers.
Back Stage Crew - Move sets, organize props, manage actor entrances and exits.
So much more... - email info@quickasawinktheatre.ca if you can help in any way!

 

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