Arsenic & Old Lace Directed by Clay Boyce
Audition Dates August 8th and 9th at 7pm at Leeds Arts Council
Please be prepared for a cold read from the script. Below are the available characters
Characters: Arsenic and Old Lace
- Abby Brewster: A darling lady in her sixties who poisons elderly men. Abby is the sister of Martha and an aunt to Teddy, Jonathan, and Mortimer.
- The Rev. Dr. Harper:
- Teddy Brewster: Nephew of Abby and Martha Brewster, Teddy is a man in his forties who thinks that he is Theodore Roosevelt.
- Officer Brophy:
- Officer Klein:
- Martha Brewster: A sweet elderly woman with Victorian charm who poisons elderly men, Martha is the sister of Abby and an aunt to Teddy, Jonathan, and Mortimer.
- Elaine Harper: An attractive girl in her twenties and Mortimer’s fiancee, Elaine is the daughter of the Rev. Dr. Harper.
- Mortimer Brewster: 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.
- Mr. Gibbs:
- Jonathan Brewster: Nephew of Abby and Martha Brewster, Jonathan is a psychopath who has had plastic surgery and now looks like Boris Karloff.
- Dr. Einstein: A plastic surgeon and an alcoholic who is in his fifties, Dr. Einstein has changed Jonathan’s face three times.
- Officer O’Hara: A police officer, O’Hara is a would-be playwright who pesters Mortimer to read his play.
- Lieutenant Roony:
- Mr. Witherspoon: