Auditions

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: