Friday, March 24, 2017

audition notice - MURDER AND A MEAL DINNER THEATRE - April 1

A Murder and a Meal Comedy Dinner Theatre Audition Information

Production Title(s): “Get a Clue”, “Murder on the Movie Set”, and “A Ghostly Crime”

Production Company: A Murder and a Meal Comedy Dinner Theatre

Directors: Jarryd Chick, Jori Mosier, and Tallie Hartley

Synopses:
“Get a Clue” is a spoof of the board game with a twist.
“Murder on the Movie Set” is a 1940’s Hollywood film lot murder mystery comedy.
“A Ghostly Crime” is a murder-plot-and-séance-gone-wrong in the deep south.


Character Breakdown (all roles are open, however these are the ones we are looking to cast immediately)

Get a Clue:

Colonel Mustard- an absent minded secret agent. Think Maxwell Smart, but way dumber.

Mr. Boddee/ Stoo- a dual role/ 2 lead pace-setting characters. Mr. Boddee is a rich and arrogant man, who gives everyone a reason to have a desire to kill him. Stoo is a loveable security guard who ends up being the hero in the show.

Professor Plum- Mrs. Peacock’s brother. He is your average annoying, know-it-all nerd who is looking for love. Has a special fondness for Miss Scarlett.

Murder on the Movie Set:

Milo Fortnight- the extremely stressed out film director who is constantly struggling to keep his picture’s actors in check.

Matt Drillem- your typical, absent-minded, leading man who is having an affair with the film’s leading lady.

A Ghostly Crime:

Mary- the séance’s hostess. Very frail, and naïve.
Jeeves- the butler.
Teddy- Mary’s sneaky husband.
Terry- Mary’s best friend.
Eddy- Mary’s freeloading brother.
Madame Rue (played by a male actor)- the fortuneteller.

Additional Info
We have been producing interactive murder mystery comedy shows in the valley for over 10 years. We produce over six shows that rotate weekly and all are directed by a panel of directors. In addition to a stipend, actors are generously compensated by receiving tips for light serving, longevity-based raises, comps, and more.

What to Prepare
A resume is required, but a headshot is optional (we will take a snapshot of you if you don’t). We will be asking everyone auditioning to cold read from the script, however if you choose, you may additionally prepare a comedic monologue. Either way, please just come prepared to have FUN!

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Audition Dates and Times: Saturday, April 1 — 10am to 5pm

Callback Dates and Times: By appointment.

Audition Location:
Orange Tree Golf Club and Resort (Valencia Room)
10601 N 56th St
Scottsdale, Arizona 85254

***Park in any spot you find, then just walk up to the main entrance of the venue, then follow the arrows/ signs. If you need help, bell desk can help.

Headshots/Resume please!

Auditions are by appointment and are to be scheduled via phone or email:
Attn: Geoff Goorin
auditions@murderandameal.com
(602) 405-3176

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