The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery - Auditions

The Farnsdale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery By David McGillivray & Walter Zerlin
Directed by:Kerri Norris
Venue(s):Surrey Arts Centre - Surrey, BC
Anvil Centre - New Westminster, BC
Showdates:October 25-29th & November 2-5th
Rehearsals:**While there is some flexibility in the rehearsal schedule for conflicts, this is an ensemble show and the entire cast will be called to almost all rehearsals. If you are not available, in general, for the set rehearsal schedule either ask about your conflicts or do not submit.

First Read: August 20th

Aug - Oct: Tues/Thurs 6:30-10pm, Sundays 10-4pm & Saturday September 23rd 10-4pm

October: Sunday evenings 5-9pm, Tuesdays 6:30-10pm, Saturday October 21st 10-5pm
Casting non-union roles - Honorarium paid (20’s and up)· professional level Standard British or RP accents are required for this production, other accents are required for specific characters.
· actors to play female-identifying characters and 1 actor to play a male-identifying character.
· Strong improv skills, quick paced and physical action required for all characters.
Auditions:JUNE 4 - 10:00-2:00pm
by appointment only
At the RCTC Studio
10660 City Parkway, Surrey
Callbacks:JUNE 7th from 6:00-10:00pm
(Only those invited to call-backs will be contacted.)
Deadline:Please submit by
May 28, 2023
Application:Please send your headshot and CV with your submission to
CharacterRole Ages
Mrs. Reece• the person in charge of the dramatic society events
• Plays multiple characters in the murder mystery: Clarissa, Regine the maid, Patricia Bishop, Letitia Bishop, Mr. Goodbody
40's and up
Thelma• Mrs. Reece’s second in command
• Plays multiple characters in the murder mystery: Daphne Bishop, Rose Bishop
30's and up
Felicity• member of the dramatic society
• Plays multiple characters in the murder mystery: Pawn the Butler, Colonel King
20's and up
Audrey• member of the dramatic society
• Plays multiple characters in the murder mystery: Lady Doreen Bishop, Joan Bishop, Violet Bishop, Mrs. King
20's and up
Gordon• Member of the dramatic society
• Plays Inspector O’Reilly
20's and up

The Royal Canadian Theatre Company employs non-discrimination in all audition and hiring practices, and is honoured to be able to make theatre on the ancestral and unceded traditional territories of the Qayqayt, Matsqui, Kwantlen, Katzie and Semiahmoo First Nations, who were the first peoples to live, to dance, tell stories and sing songs in these lands.