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Broken Arrow Community Playhouse Announces Open Auditions for “And Then There Were None”
By Tourism Industry Partner
The Broken Arrow Community Playhouse will be auditioning “And Then There Were None” by Agatha Christie on September 4th at 6 pm at the playhouse located at 1800 S. Main Street in Broken Arrow. Auditions are open and will consist of cold readings from the script. Rehearsals will be mainly weekday evenings and performances are October 21st – 23rd and 28th – 30th (Fridays & Saturdays at 8 pm, Sundays at 2 pm.) Jimmy Pike is slated to direct.
Agatha Christie tells the tale of ten strangers who are invited to a mansion on an island. Once there, it soon becomes evident that there is a killer among them- and unless they can stop him or her in time, they will all be wiped out one by one. Eight Men and Three Women are needed for this classic “who done it.”
Vera Claythorne- 20’s-30’s – Secretary, Young, Intelligent and Attractive.
Philip Lombard- 30-40’s- Soldier of fortune, Mysterious, Confident, Resourceful, Bold, Brave and Cunning.
Sir Lawrence Wargrave- 40’s+ - Retired Judge, Intelligent, Cold and Commanding.
William Blore- 30’s-40’s – Detective, Bold but a blunderer.
Dr. Armstrong – 30’s-40’s- Doctor, Gullible, slightly Timid and Nervous.
Emily Brent- 40’s-50’s + - Old and Ruthlessly Religious. Reads the Bible every day.
Rogers- 30’s+ - Butler, Dignified.
General Mackenzie- 40’s + Retired General, Senile and resigned to death.
Mrs. Rogers- 30’s + Cook, Nervous and Scared.
Anthony Marston-20’s- 30’s- Rich, Athletic and Handsome.
Fred Narracott- 30’s + - Boat Captain. Good role for new actor.
“And Then There Were None” started out as a novel in 1939 whose title contained a racial epithet deemed politically incorrect. The title changed in 1940 when it was published in the USA. There are film versions with the title “Ten Little Indians,” and “And Then There Were None.”
More Information for this production or auditions can be obtained by calling the BACP at 918-258-0077. The BACP is located in The Main Place at 1800 S. Main in downtown Broken Arrow.
Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. This production is made possible in part by grants from the Oklahoma Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts. The Broken Arrow Community Playhouse is a member of the Oklahoma Community Theatre Association and the American Association of Community Theatre.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 24, 2011
Contact: Sherry Hacker 918-258-0077