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June 12, 2016    Bookmark and Share

Gaslight Theater Auditioning for Agatha Christie's "Black Coffee"

Gaslight Theater is pleased to announce that auditions for their next production, "Black Coffee" by Agatha Christie, will be held on Sunday, June 19th and Monday, June 20th at 6pm on both evenings.Auditions will be held at Hallowell City Hall. This will be cold readings from the script.

Casting is for 10 male roles and 3 female roles.

About the Play:

"Black Coffee" was the first appearance on stage of Christie's most famous detective, Hercule Poirot. The plot revolves around scientist Sir Claud Amery and his secret formula for atom bombs. Additional characters include Sir Claud's son Richard and Richard's wife, Lucia, as well as his sister Caroline and niece Barbara. When the formula is stolen, Sir Claud's suspicions fall on his family. But could his secretary, Edward Raynor, his butler, Treadwell, or the mysterious uninvited guest, Dr Carelli, be involved? Helping Poirot investigate are Captain Hastings, Inspector Japp and Dr. Graham.

"Black Coffee" is directed by Bob Gilbert with assistant director Linda Duarte.

Production Dates:

  • August 19th and 20th, 7:30 pm
  • August 21st, 2:00 pm matinee
  • August 26th, 27th, 7:30 pm
  • August 28th, 2:00 pm matinee

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