William Gillette: Senators Son to Super Sleuth at Gillette Castle and Sherlock Holmes Radio drama tour


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Project Description:


The East Haddam Stage Company, (EHSCO.org) East Haddam CT, resident theatre company of Gillette Castle State Park announces non-union professional actor auditions for their 2017 productions.

MUST CALL or EMAIL EHSCO for an audition slot:
860-873-3521 info@EHSCO.org

DO NOT CALL GILLETTE CASTLE

Prepare one short monologue of your choice, comedy or drama. There will also be readings from the scripts. Stipend paid for all productions. Bring picture and resume with you.

SHOWS / Character breakdown:

William Gillette: Senator’s Son to Super Sleuth
Rehearsals begin June 7th, and are M-F afternoon/evening at Gillette Castle State Park. Season runs from July 8-August 13th, Saturdays and Sundays only, with two 30-minute shows per day. Time commitment is Noon to 4:00pm
Available Role:
1 Male, age range 30-55 to play William Gillette/Sherlock Holmes in an original 30-minute
comedy/drama in trunk show format. Looking for actors who are comfortable with acting outdoors, engaging with the audience, and projection of character. Must be 5’9” or taller. British accent a must.

Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Speckled Band
1930 radio show (6 week tour)
Rehearsals begin August 18th. Shows are evenings and weekends from September 8th-October 15th. The tour goes to various locations, throughout New England.
Available Roles:
Male 1: Sherlock Holmes age range 30-60, British accent a must
Male 2: Dr. Watson age range 30-60, British accent a must
Male 3: Any age, plays Announcer, does sound effects, Billy the page, Dr. Roylott cockney and British or Scottish accents a plus.

Rehearsal schedule for both shows based on cast/director availability.

Questions? Contact Producing Artistic Director Kandie Carle 860-873-3521

Characters:


William Gillette / Sherlock Holmes
(30-55 Male United States)

looking for actors who are comfortable with acting outdoors in the summer, engaging with the audience, and projection of character. Must be 5’9” or taller. British accent a must. Also needed for fall 2017 touring radio show Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Speckled Band

Dr. Watson
(30-60 Male United States)

British accent a must, for a 1930 radio drama Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Speckled Band, fall tour in New England

Sound Affects, character voices for 1930 radio show
(25-40 Male United States)

Mans the sound effects table, portrays Dr. Roylott and Billy the Page, and is the announcer for the show. British or Scottish accent a must


Actors Wanted: Casting call for WILLIAM GILLETTE: SENATORS SON TO SUPER SLEUTH AT GILLETTE CASTLE AND SHERLOCK HOLMES RADIO DRAMA TOUR. Auditions For WILLIAM GILLETTE: SENATORS SON TO SUPER SLEUTH AT GILLETTE CASTLE AND SHERLOCK HOLMES RADIO DRAMA TOUR. Casting Director Kandie Carle Carle posted a casting call in East Haddam Connecticut