LA SALLE - Director Larry Kelsey has announced audition dates for the final production of Stage 212’s 2019 season, “The Game’s Afoot.” Try-outs will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 23 and 24 at the theater, 700 First St., La Salle.
The setting for this ingenious and hilarious mystery/thriller/farce by Ken Ludwig is December 1936. Broadway star William Gillette, admired the world over for his leading role in the play “Sherlock Holmes,” has invited his fellow cast members to his Connecticut castle for a weekend of revelry. But when one of the guests is stabbed to death, the festivities in this isolated house of tricks and mirrors quickly turn dangerous.
Kelsey will cast one man and one woman able to play ages 25-30, two men and three women able to play 40-50, and one woman able to play 70-75. Those auditioning will be asked to read selected passages from the script.
Perusal scripts are available by visiting the Stage 212 ticket office during regular hours, Monday 4-6 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.–noon. Familiarity with the script is not required to audition. For more information, visit www.stage212.org or the Stage 212 audition page on Facebook. “The Game’s Afoot” will be presented Nov. 8-17.
Stage 212 auditions are open to all regardless of prior theatrical experience.