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Arsenic And Old Lace Auditions-Los Angeles, CA - Casting ID # 1582352
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Los Angeles, CA Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 10-11-18
Audition Date 03-25-19 Submission deadline 12-25-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Mortimer Brewster is living a happy life he has a steady job at a prominent New York newspaper, he’s just become engaged, and he gets to visit his sweet spinster aunts to announce the engagement. Mortimer always knew that his family had a bit of a mad gene his brother believes himself to be Teddy Roosevelt and his great-grandfather used to scalp Indians for pleasure but his world is turned upside down when he realizes that his dear aunts have been poisoning lonely old men for years.

Role # 1 Martha Brewster
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A sweet elderly woman with Victorian charm who poisons elderly men, Martha is the sister of Abby and an aunt to Teddy, Jonathan, and Mortimer.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Abby Brewster
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A darling elderly lady who poisons elderly men. Abby is the sister of Martha and an aunt to Teddy, Jonathan, and Mortimer.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 The Rev. Dr. Harper
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Minister and protective father of Elaine.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Teddy Brewster
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Nephew of Abby and Martha Brewster, Teddy thinks that he is Theodore Roosevelt.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Officer Brophy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An officer of the law who is likable but maybe not the brightest man on the force.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Officer Klein
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An officer of the law who is likable but maybe not the brightest man on the force.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Elaine Harper
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An attractive girl in her twenties and Mortimer’s fiancée, She loves Mortimer and she is not about to let him talk her out of their engagement. She is the daughter of the Rev. Dr. Harper and is surprisingly wise in the ways of the world for a minister's daughter.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Mortimer Brewster
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Nephew of Abby and Martha, Mortimer cares deeply for the aunts who raised him but is afraid of becoming as crazy as some of his relatives. He is a busy drama critic and is engaged to Elaine.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Mr. Gibbs
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A nice elderly man who lives alone, has no family, and wishes to rent a room from the Brewster sisters.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Jonathan Brewster
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Nephew of Abby and Martha Brewster, Jonathan is a psychopath who has escaped from a mental institution and has murdered multiple people. He has had plastic surgery
and now looks like Boris Karloff.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Dr. Einstein
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A German plastic surgeon and an alcoholic, Dr. Einstein has changed Jonathan's face three times.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Officer O'Hara
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A police officer, O’Hara is a would-be playwright who pesters Mortimer to read his play.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Lieutenant Roony
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A tough and dominating police officer.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Mr. Witherspoon
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The superintendent of Happy Dale Sanitarium.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -