Auditions for our October 2019 show!

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PLAY SYNOPSIS:
This hilarious send up of the horror story genre has an ancient castle, creaking doors, a mad scientist, his misshapen assistant, a grim housekeeper, secret laboratory, shrieks from the depths of the cellar, disappearing villagers, an incredibly stalwart and stupid hero of sterling character, the scientist's absolutely dopey daughter, and so many laughs you'll lose count. The setting is the parlor of Castle Von Blitzen in the Carpathian Mountains of Transylvania.

CHARACTERS (* 1 performer plays five characters):
Donald Von Blitzen - a mild-mannered mad scientist
Daisy Von Blitzen - his dopey daughter
Frank Sterling - Daisy's betrothed
Babsy Ballou - Daisy's school chum
Mord - Donald's little helper
Gretchen Twitchill - Donald's housekeeper 
* Hans Shtunken - a doctor
* Frtiz Shtunken - a lawyer
* Otto Shtunken - a merchant
* Heinrich Shtunken - a chief
Hannah Zitzen - Han's fiancee
Freda Zitzen - Fritz's fiancee
Olga Zitzen - Otto's fiancee
Heidi Zitzen - Heinrich's fiancee
Maritza - their eldest sister
* The Creature

AUDITION DATES:
Sunday, June 23 from 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wednesday, June 26 from 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Callbacks will be by invitation only. Date TBD.

AUDITION LOCATION:
Pinetree Community Centre - Room 3
1260 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam (near the Lafarge Lake/Douglas Sky Train station)
Note: pay parking in effect, except on Sundays

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:
The director will have you cold read from sides he has chosen (not from the script).
Please bring an acting resume and headshot with you (if you have one), along any dates you would not be available for rehearsals (see below).

REHEARSALS:
Pinetree Community Centre - Room 3
Monday and Wednesday evenings (7:00 pm - 10:00 pm), possibly beginning in July, as well as Sunday afternoons, probably beginning in September (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

PERFORMANCE DATES:
Evergreen Cultural Centre (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam)
Thursday, October 17 to Saturday, October 19
at 8:00 pm.
Sunday, October 20 at 2:00 pm.
Wednesday, October 23 to Saturday, October 26 at 8:00 pm.
Cast/crew must also be available for load in, tech and dress rehearsals during the week leading up to the run.

PLEASE NOTE
All of our shows are NON-EQUITY, community theatre productions. For insurance purposes, all cast/crew must become members of Stage 43 ($20 annual membership fee). Scripts will only be given out to members in good standing. For this show, all cast and crew must also be members of Theatre BC.

WANT TO HELP OUT BEHIND-THE-SCENES?
We'd LOVE to hear from you! If you've ever wondered what it would be like to #BePartOfTheMagic that brings a show from script to stage, there are so many opportunities - and every role is vitally important to the show's success! Check out our Volunteer page for more information.