EVELYN STRANGE

AUDITION NOTICE

At the “Space” - 17th and McPhee, Courtenay
at the RED DOOR behind Wachiay Friendship Centre

EVELYN STRANGE
by Stewart Lemoine
directed by Kirstin Humpherys
production dates Oct 5 to 7 and 10 to 13, 2017

AUDITION DATES
Friday, June 2 – 7:00-9:00 – introduction and sign up for auditions
Saturday June 3 – 1:00-5:00 individual auditions and some group work
Sunday June 4 – call backs 10-12 noon

REHEARSALS START: Early August

CAST NEEDED

EVELYN STRANGE – Female- can play 30-40's – A woman who has lost her memory and finds herself involved in a murder investigation of Henry Ferrer, owner of the Ferrer and Sons Publishing Company.

NINA FERRER –Female- can play 30-40-early 50's – Wife of Henry Ferrer. She has a secret that makes her a suspect in the murder.

PERRY SPANGLER– Male – can play 30-40's – a bachelor editor at Ferrer and Sons. He meets Evelyn and is attracted to her and consequently is drawn into the web of murder.

LEWIS HAKE – Male – A co-worker of Perry's. He has a reputation as a “man about town”. He also has a secret and finds himself involved up to his ears with the Evelyn/Nina/Perry trio.

SETTING: New York City, 1955

SYNOPSIS

Edmonton playwright Stewart Lemoine has crafted a dynamite mystery that has 4 great characters, intriguing relationships, comic relief and enough twists and turns to keep you guessing.

Who killed Henry Ferrer? Who is Evelyn Strange? What does Wagner's “Siegfried” opera have to do with anything? Lemoine was inspired by Hitchcock's “Vertigo” and has created the 50's film noir look and tension. This will be a fun play to create with challenging parts and great costumes!

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