Arsenic and old lace

Auditions - Saturday June 8th- 4:30pm at Ghostlight Theatre

Rehearsals- Tentative start date- July 29 (Rehearsals will be in the evenings)

Ages- Actors of all ages (18+) encouraged to audition. Several roles may be cast as either M/F and doubled.

Show Dates- Sept 12-22, 2019

Auditions info- Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. If not available a video audition may be submitted no later than June 9th. Contact director for details/questions at


Abby Brewster: (F) A darling lady who poisons elderly men. Abby is the sister of Martha and an aunt to Teddy, Jonathan, and Mortimer.

Martha Brewster: (F) A sweet woman with Victorian charm who poisons elderly men, Martha is the sister of Abby and an aunt to Teddy, Jonathan, and Mortimer.

Mortimer Brewster: (M)Nephew of Abby and Martha, Mortimer is a drama critic who is engaged to Elaine. He is a nice man who cares for his aunts.

Jonathan Brewster: (M)Nephew of Abby and Martha Brewster, Jonathan is a psychopath who has had plastic surgery and now looks like Boris Karloff.

Dr. Einstein: (M/F)A plastic surgeon and an alcoholic. Dr. Einstein has changed Jonathan's face 3 times.

Teddy Brewster: (M)Nephew of Abby and Martha Brewster, Teddy is a man who thinks that he is Theodore Roosevelt.

Elaine Harper: (F)An attractive girl and Mortimer’s fiancee, Elaine is the daughter of the Rev. Dr. Harper. She is surprisingly wise in the ways of the world for a minister's daughter.

Officer O'Hara: (M)A police officer, a would-be playwright who pesters Mortimer to read his play.

The Rev. Dr. Harper(M) Minister and father of Elaine

Officer Brophy: (M/F)A police officer

Officer Klein: (M/F)A police officer

Lieutenant Roony: (M)A tough and dominating police officer

Mr. Gibbs: (M)A man who wishes to rent a room from the Brewster sisters

Mr. Witherspoon: (M)The superintendent of Happy Dale Sanitarium

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