LCP Presents: "An Inspector Calls" by J.B. Priestley


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LCP AUDITIONS FOR 2019-2020 SEASON

An Inspector Calls By J.B. Priestley

Auditions by Appointment

Auditions will be held in Maryse Leitch Hall in the Palace Theatre, 710 Dundas Street, London, Ontario. Paid parking available at rear of building. Street parking is free after 6:00pm. Enter through box office doors.

DIRECTOR: Michael Czechowicz
PRODUCER: Clinton Springer
STAGE MANAGER: Pat Bell

AUDITIONS: By Appointment. Email, call or text the Director (misczech@gmail.com; 519-337-1686) with preferred date and time for your audition slot and/or any questions

REQUIREMENTS: Solo auditions in 10-minute intervals that will consist of a short dramatic monologue and cold reads from the script. You can prepare your own monologue, or one will be provided at the auditions.

British accents discouraged.

PRODUCTION DATES: October 24 – November 3, 2019 Main Stage at the Palace Theatre.

REHEARSALS: Ideally (with some flexibility) Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 7:00-10:00 pm, starting in late July 2019.

The unsuspecting Birling family are visited by the mysterious Inspector Goole who arrives just as they are celebrating an engagement. The Inspector reveals that a girl called Eva Smith has taken her own life by drinking disinfectant. While horrified, the family are initially confused as to why the Inspector has called to see them. What follows is a thrilling investigation through which the family discovers that they are all in fact caught up in this poor girl’s death.

CASTING REQUIREMENTS:

Inspector Goole – A mysterious interrogator (mid 40s+)
Sheila Birling – Eldest child of the Birling’s (18-mid 30s)
Eric Birling – Younger son of the Birling’s (20s-mid 30s)
Arthur Birling – Husband of Sybil, father of Sheila and Eric (mid 40s+)
Sybil Birling – Wife of Arthur, mother of Sheila and Eric (mid 40s+)
Gerald Croft – Son of Sir George Croft of Crofts Limited, a competitor of Birling and Company, engaged to Sheila (mid 20s-mid 40s)
Edna – Maid at the Birling household (any age)
Walk on, non-speaking parts – One child (5-12 years), Two to three adults (any age)

We are committed to providing opportunities for diverse voices and performers. Experienced artists and newcomers of all backgrounds and ethnicities are encouraged to audition.

GENERAL:

If you would like to view the script in advance, please contact the Palace Theatre Box Office (519-432-1029). A $20 refundable deposit is required to sign out a script.

If you are not an actor but would like to work on a show, please contact us! There are usually more people working backstage and in the booth than there are on stage.

For more information on any of the plays and/or auditions for the 2019/2020 season, please contact info@londoncommunityplayers.com

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