Audition Notice for DCP’s Spring 2014 Play

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson, directed by Rachelle Eves

This play tells the story of Annie Sullivan and her blind and deaf student, Helen Keller. Trapped in a secret, silent world, unable to communicate, Helen is violent and spoiled by her family. Only Annie realizes that there is a mind and spirit waiting to be rescued from the dark, tortured silence.

16 ROLES TO BE CAST
(*major roles)
5 Women
*Annie Sullivan, teacher of Helen (character age between 18 – 25)
*Kate Keller, mother of Helen (30 – 45)
Aunt Ev, aunt of Helen (45+)
Viney, housekeeper/nanny (35 – 60)
A servant (30 – 40)
5 Girls
*Helen Keller (8 – 12)
Martha, a playmate of Helen (8 – 12)
3 blind girls at Annie’s school (8 – 12)
4 Men
*Captain Keller, father of Helen (55+)
*James Keller, stepbrother of Helen (18 – 25)
Dr. Anagnos, Annie’s teacher and mentor (40+)
A Doctor, the Kellers’ family physician (40+)
2 Boys
Percy, a playmate of Helen
Jimmie, the young brother of Annie

DETAILS
(Old Town Hall, downstairs, 478 Main Street, Winchester)

Closed auditions for adult roles will be held Wednesday, October 23 from 6pm to 9pm, Friday, October 25 (note, this is a change from Thursday) from 6pm to 9pm and Saturday, October 26 from noon to 4:30pm. A group audition for child roles will be held Sunday, October 27.

Contact the Stage Manager, Moira Law, to arrange your audition time at drama(at)moiralaw(dot)ca.

Rehearsals will start on January 4, 2014. Performance dates are May 2, 3 and 4 and May 9, 10 and 11, 2014.

Rehearsing for ‘Witness for the Prosecution’, by Agatha Christie

Photo of Rehearsal, Sept 14
Rehearsal in full swing at the Old Town Hall, for Witness for the Prosecution, by Agatha Christie.

 

Elizabeth Barton, director of our fall production keeps a sharp eye on the rehearsal of Witness for the Prosecution, a murder mystery by Agatha Christie.  Suzanne Steele, stage manager and her team are helping Martina Bols and Jim Perkins in the opening scene, debating the fundamentals of typing and the importance of accuracy.

Only 33 more rehearsals and it’s opening night.