THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD
ARE ALMOST COMPLETE!
If you are interested in the role of CHAIRMAN or JASPER, please be in touch!
Rehearsals will run Tuesdays – Sundays, October 17-November 11 with performances November 12 through December 3. Directed by David Snider, Hubbard Hall will be only the second theater ever to work on this NEW chamber version of the Tony Award-winning musical. Mr. Holmes will be in residence during rehearsals to rewrite and promote the piece. Seeking both AEA and non-AEA actors. To schedule an audition, please email your headshot and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please prepare one song from the show and one short comedic monologue (two minutes or less). Roles currently available INCLUDE:
Your Chairman, Mr. William Cartwright (baritone) The emcee and host of the Music Hall Royale. The Chairman sets the scenes and keeps the pace of the show moving. Frequently jokes with the audience and is the guide through the mystery. Steps in to fill the comic role of Mayor Sapsea. A seasoned showman. Character age: 30’s -50’s.
John Jasper: (tenor or lyric baritone) The opium addicted choirmaster of Cloisterham Cathedral. He is madly in love with his music student and his nephew’s fiance Rosa Bud. Played by Clive Pagett, the charmingly egotistical leading man of the Music Hall Royale. Candidate for murderer and lover. Character age: 20’s-40’s.
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In keeping with Hubbard Hall’s mission to combine professionals, seasoned amateurs, students, and novices in its productions, everyone who has a strong desire to perform is invited to audition for any production. Those people interested in working behind the scenes in a technical capacity are also urged to inquire.