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A Murder is Announced-Chicago, IL - Casting ID # 1576347
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Chicago, IL Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 07-18-18
Audition Date 11-12-18 Submission deadline 11-11-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
An announcement in the local paper states the time and place of a murder to occur in Miss Blacklock’s Victorian house. The victim is not one of the home’s several occupants, but an unexpected and unknown visitor. What follows is a classic Christie puzzle of mixed motives, concealed identities, a second death, a determined Inspector grimly following the twists and turns, and Miss Marple on hand to provide the solution, at some risk to herself, in a dramatic confrontation just before the final curtain. just before the final

Role # 1 Patrick Simmons
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

ulia’s brother, good looking, smooth, a few years older than Julia.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 27 to 35

Role # 2 Edmuch Swettenham
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mrs. Swettenham’s son, privileged, earnest, fledgling writer.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 24 to 36

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

Strongly built, commanding voice, Swiss/German or Swiss/Italian accent.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 4 Inspector Craddock
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The chief inspector of the case. There is good chemistry between Craddock and Miss Marple.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 50 to 69

Role # 5 Sergeant Mellors
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Craddock’s helper.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 6 Julia Simmons
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Attractive, sweet, unmarried.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 24 to 26

Role # 7 Letitia Blacklock
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Sophisticated, monied, still attractive, “beyond middle age,” never married. Owner of Chipping Cleghorn, scene of the play.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 8 Dora Brunner
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Long time friend of Letitia, slightly older, a bit dotty and confused.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 9 Mitzi
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The cook/maid middle European (with Hungarian or Slavic accent), an explosive character, emotional and melodramatic.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 24 to 46

Role # 10 Ms. Marple
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The famous Christie character, 60’s or older, quick witted.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 11 Phillipa Haymes
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Elegant, classy appearance, sophisticated, a widow with a small son.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 24 to 26

Role # 12 Mrs. Swettenham
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the grand dames of the area; sophisticated, haughty.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 44 to 56