Announcing auditions for The Newtowne Players’ “NOISES OFF”. Called “the funniest farce ever written,” Noises Off presents a manic menagerie of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothing’s On. Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and an errant herring all figure in the plot of this hilarious and classically comic play.
Virtual Audition Dates:
Saturday, December 11th 10:00am
In-Person Audition Dates:
Monday, December 13th 6:30pm-9:30pm
Tuesday, December 14th 6:30pm-9:30pm
Thursday, December 16th 6:30pm-9:30pm
If you are unable to attend in-person auditions, you may audition virtually. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to virtually audition for this show. Note: There will be limited time slots for virtual auditions scheduled on a first come, first serve basis.
Three Notch Theater
21744 South Coral Drive
Lexington Park, MD 20653
April 21st (Sponsor’s Night)
April 22nd—May 8th Performances
Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday will be evening performances and Sundays will be afternoon matinee performances.
Director: Randy Tusing
Assistant Director: Steve Pugh
Producer: Robin Finnacom
Stage Manager: Kate Donnelly
Assistant Stage Manager: Shelby Tyler
Audition forms can be filled out in-person on the day of auditions or online.
Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script and impromptu guided improvisation.
The first read-through and rehearsals are planned to begin the first week of January 2022. Please be sure to list ALL conflicts on the audition form. Include all potential conflicts from the first week of January 2022 through the closing of the show (May 8th). We can work around conflicts we know about ahead of time, but please be thorough.
For more information, contact the directing team via email at email@example.com
Fill out your audition form early here:forms.gle/rDafXwm9v3pYiTeY9
CHARACTERS TO BE CAST
DOTTY OTLEY—An experienced actress on the more mature side. Plays Mrs. Clackett, the housekeeper for the Brents' home in England in Nothing's On. Requires an English-style accent.
LLOYD DALLAS—The director of a play-within-the-play, called Nothing's On.
GARRY LEJEUNE—A stuttering actor, easily fired up. Plays Roger, the estate agent looking to let the Brent's house in Nothing's On. Requires an English-style accent.
BROOKE ASHTON—An inexperienced actress on the younger side from London. Plays Vicki, who works for the tax authorities and is trying to woo Roger in Nothing's On. Requires an English-style accent.
POPPY NORTON-TAYLOR—Assistant Stage Manager.
FREDERICK FELLOWES—Has a serious fear of violence and blood. Plays Phillip Brent, who lives out of the country with his wife Flavia to avoid paying taxes and is on a secret visit in Nothing's On. Requires an English-style accent.
BELINDA BLAIR—Cheerful and sensible, a reliable actress. Plays Flavia, Philip Brent's wife, who is dependable, though not one for household duties in Nothing's On. Requires an English-style accent.
TIM ALLGOOD—An over-worked Stage Manager.
SELSDON MOWBRAY—Experienced, on the more mature side, and with actorly mannerisms. Plays Selsdon, a burglar and an old man in his seventies, breaking into the Brents' house in Nothing's On. Requires an English-style accent.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, NTP is implementing policies which require all performers to be masked when patrons or guest are inside Three Notch Theatre except while performing, eating, or drinking. It is also recommended to wear masks at all other times.
The Board of Directors will re-evaluate this guidance on a monthly basis and additional information will be provided to production teams as soon as it is available. We appreciate your flexibility as we seek to audition, rehearse, and perform safely.