AUDITIONS! A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

AUDITIONS for A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder!
produced by the Green Valley Theatre Company

WHEN: November 19 OR 20 @ 7:30pm

WHERE: Green Valley Theatre Company Studio
3920 West Capitol Ave
West Sacramento, CA 95691 Suite 190

WHAT TO BRING:
Please be prepared to sing a song from a Broadway show. Bring sheet music. The song should be in an appropriate style and range. A piano accompanist will be provided. Please prepare about a 32 bar excerpt (possibly one verse and a chorus). Piano player does not read a lead sheet, fully realized accompaniments only please.
Anyone caught singing ‘Part of Your World’ or ‘Defying Gravity’ will not be considered for a role.

Preparation is key! Be memorized and put your best foot forward.
Please review all pertinent dates.
No monologue is required. There will, instead, be cold/warm readings from the script.
Please be prepared to dance and to wear appropriate clothing and footwear

REHEARSALS:
Begin occasionally in December
Regular Rehearsal begin in January
All Rehearsals Sunday-Thursday 7:30pm-10:30pm

PERFORMANCES:
8pm on February 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23
7pm on February 3, 10, 17, 24

Only actors over the age of 18 will be considered.

ABOUT THE SHOW
Cast Size: Medium
Cast Type: Ensemble Cast
Dance Requirements: Standard
Character Breakdown
Montague “Monty” Navarro
Handsome, clever, charismatic, vulnerable and endearing. Discovers he is in line to become the Earl of Highhurst, and intends to kill off the family that stands in his way.
Gender: male

Miss Shingle
Monty’s unexpected visitor.
Gender: female

Sibella Hallward
The girl Monty loves.
Gender: female

Phoebe D’Ysquith
Monty’s cousin.
Gender: female

The D’Ysquith Family
*Asquith D’Ysquith, Jr., a dandy
*Lord Adlabert D’Ysquith, Eighth Earl of Highhurst
*Reverend Lord Ezekiel D’Ysquith, a clergyman
*Lord Adlabert D’Ysquith, Sr., an elderly banker
*Henry D’Ysquith, a country squire
*Lady Hyacinth D’Ysquith, a benefactress
*Major Lord Bartholomew D’Ysquith, a bodybuilder
*Lady Salome D’Ysquith Pumphrey, an actress
*Chauncey D’Ysquith, a janitor
* These roles all played by one actor
Gender: male

Ensemble of 6
WOMAN #1: Mourner; Tour Guide; Ancestral Portrait; Skater; Bridesmaid; Pub Owner’s Wife; Mrs. Pebworth; Phoebe’s Maid; 3rd Newsboy; Tailor; Selina Chard (Servant); Flower Girl
WOMAN #2: Mourner; Tourist; Ancestral Portrait; Skater; Bridesmaid; Mrs. Hetherington; 4th Newsboy; Tailor; Lady Eugenia D’Qsquith; Flower Girl
WOMAN #3: Mourner; Sibella’s Maid; Tourist; Ancestral Portrait; Miss Evangeline Barley; Bridesmaid; Miss Hayes; Tailor; Hilda (Servant); Flower Girl
MAN #1: Mourner; Tourist; Ancestral Portrait; 2nd Clerk; Skater; Tailor; Groomsman; Tom Copley; Dr. Brownlee; 1st Newsboy; Weight Lifter; 3rd Actor; Ancestral Bust; Walter (Servant); Dr. Pettibone (Medical Examiner); Prison Guard
MAN #2: Mourner; Tourist; Ancestral Portrait; 1st Clerk; Skater; Tailor; Groomsman; Pub Owner; Mr. Cross; 2nd Newsboy; Weight Lifter; 1st Actor; Lord Asquith’s Physician; Ancestral Bust; Mr. Waters (Servant); Chief Inspector Pinckney
MAN #3: Mourner; Tourist; Ancestral Portrait; Skater; Tailor; Groomsman; Pub Patron; Henry’s Employee; Mr. Goodsall; 2nd Actor; Alfred Gorby (Butler); Lord High Steward (voiceover); Magistrate

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