Want to Audition for Phoenix Players?
Audition Call !!
The Penultimate Problem of Sherlock Holmes
Sunday, June 24 from 2:00 to 5:00pm
Tuesday, June 26 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.
Callbacks, if necessary, will be scheduled at a later.
Nepean Creative Arts Centre, 35 Stafford Road, Ottawa - Unit 7
November 23 to December 1 (10 performances) at The Gladstone, Ottawa
A mystery with the touch of the supernatural.
The play has a cast of 9 (3F and 6M). This audition is for the following roles:
Sherlock Holmes (35-55)
Inspector Lestrade of Scotland Yard (35-55)
Irene Adler of New Jersey - romantic interest for Holmes. (30-50)
An English Gentleman (40-55)
Monsieur Dupin, a detective from Paris (40-60+)
Mrs. Leonora Piper, a medium (25-35)
This play about the famous detective has Holmes venturing into the occult where, during a seance, he is warned that he is about to meet his maker. The play has Holmes, Watson and Prof. Moriarty meet their maker, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who wishes to end their existence literally with the final stroke of his pen. Holmes cannot accept the fact that he is the product of another's imagination, a mere pawn of another man's genius. Who is the creator and who the pawn becomes the central question as Holmes and the others threaten their creator with the death to which he has sentenced them.
Booking an audition:
Please complete the online audition form. You will receive a date and time for your audition.
Actors are invited to bring a prepared piece to the audition. If you do not have a prepared monologue, we will have a selection of suitable ones for your use. Actors will also be asked to do a cold read from the play.
Audition Results will be communicated via email upon completion of casting, or about callbacks if needed.
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