Murder on the Orient Express
Adapted by Ken ludwig
Directed by Joel Longstreth
Saturday, December 12th, 2 - 4 pm
Monday, December 14th, 6:30 - 9 pm
at the Manchester Arts Center
February 19 - 28, 2021
Auditions will consist of cold reads from the script.
Face coverings are required at auditions.
Remote/online auditions may be available;
please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rehearsal schedule will tentatively be Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings beginning in January.
Roles are available for 6 men, 5 women:
HERCULE POIROT: 40-65, Belgian/French accent, fastidious, thorough, a touch ridiculous, and incredibly observant and intelligent.
40-65, Belgian/French accent, owner of the Orient Express, youthful vigor and attitude.
mid 20s-30s, British accent, governess. Anxious, but also cool and determined.
30s, Scottish accent, a military man of the old-fashioned type.
mid 20s-30s, American accent, nervous character with a stutter that appears when he is especially anxious.
40s, French accent, conductor, competent and organized. Could double as Turkish head waiter.
60s-70s, Russian accent, a battleship: determined, arrogant, and accustomed to getting her way.
30s, Swedish accent, Catholic missionary and nurse.
25-35, Hungarian accent, beautiful, educated, charming.
45-60, American accent (Minnesota preferred), loud, obnoxious busybody.
Must be able to sing.
35-50, American accent, mobster, dangerous and unlikable, hair-trigger temper.
ages are guidelines only.
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