Auditions take place Monday May 27th and Tuesday May 28th beginning at 7:00 PM. Auditions consist of cold readings from the script. Auditioners are welcome to attend both evenings of auditions, but it is not required. There is no pay. Headshot and resume are recommended but not required.
Rehearsals will generally be Monday through Thursday 7-9:30 pm. A more detailed rehearsal schedule will be provided at auditions.
Dial M for Murder Performs July 12-28
CASTING BREAKDOWN (1 Women, 5 Men)
Tony: Male. 30s/40s. British. A former tennis player, Tony is currently planning an elaborate plan to have his wife murdered. He is a true gentleman, and is NEVER shaken or perturbed. Very good at thinking on his feet, he is cold and calculating, while giving off the demeanor of warmth and friendliness. Tony is lean, athletic and good-looking with the aura of an old movie star. Actor should be able to memorize a lot of dialogue.
Margot: Female. 25 – 40. British. She is fun-loving and optimistic, to her detriment. She is caring and trusting and believes people a little too readily. Born to money and married to Tony, she has also had an affair with Max in the past. She believes that all is well with her marriage now, however, and does not give up on that illusion lightly. Actor should be able to move well, as there is a choreographed attempted murder scene.
Max: Male. 25 – late 30s. American. An crime writer for television, he has had an affair with Margot in the past and still truly loves her. A genuine good guy. He has a real sense of playfulness and innocence about him, but he is not shy about fighting for what he thinks is right.
Hubbard: Male. 35+. British. The Chief Inspector, Hubbard is immediately able to tell that not everything is as it seems with the case. He is calm and professional, a true British gentleman. Plays his cards close to his chest, always has more ideas then he lets on.
Lesgate: Male. 30s/40s. British. A former classmate of Tony’s at Cambridge. He has gone from educated student to petty criminal, mostly focusing in conning older women out of their money. While he believes he is a good criminal, he is easily able to be blackmailed. Nervous & jittery, unsuccessfully attempts to be suave and debonair. Actor should be able to move well, as there is a choreographed attempted murder scene.
Thompson: Male. Any age. British. A police constable working with Hubbard. Will double as offstage voices and other parts.
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Patrons may park in any of the spaces surrounding the theatre as well as the nearby Hospital Parking structures.
Due to the Arena seating style at RCP, no late seating is allowed. Those in a wheelchair will need to transfer to a theatre seat in order to comply with fire safety.