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Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery-Des Moines, IA - Casting ID # 1576227
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Des Moines, IA Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 07-17-18
Audition Date 11-12-18 Submission deadline 11-11-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Sherlock Holmes is on the case. The male heirs of the Baskerville line are being dispatched one by one. To find their ingenious killer, Holmes and Watson must brave the desolate moors before a family curse dooms its newest heir. Watch as our intrepid investigators try to escape a dizzying web of clues, silly accents, disguises, and deceit as five actors deftly portray more than forty characters.

Role # 1 Sherlock Holmes
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Everyone knows who Sherlock Holmes is, so the actor portraying him needs to convey a Holmesian-sort of look and intense, superior manner but done in an over-the-top way. He's Sherlock Holmes, but more so.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 2 Dr. John Watson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Watson is the everyman to Holmes' superman. Solid, reliable, trustworthy, the foil for Holmes as well as his biggest fan.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 3 Actor 1
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Characters range from Dr. Mortimer, the Baskerville family physician, to a Castilian desk clerk, to the opera characters Scarpia and Falstaff, to Barrymore, the Baskerville butler, to Lucy, a shopkeeper's wife, to Stapleton, a butterfly collector, to Milker, a Baker Street irregular and others.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 4 Actor 2
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Plays the various Baskervilles, especially Sir Henry, a Texan who is the current Baskerville Lord, and Inspector Lestrade, to Daisy, Holmes' maid, to Wilson the shopkeeper as well as others.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 5 Actor 3
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Characters range from Mrs. Hudson, Holmes' landlady, to a German hotel maid, to the Swedish Mrs. Barrymore, to Beryl Stapleton, sister to Stapleton the butterfly collector, to Cartwright, a Baker Street Irregular, to an Irish nurse and others.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60