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We will be holding open auditions for our spring production of Holmes and Watson by Jeffrey Hatcher.

Audition dates are Sunday, March 10 @ 2 PM and Wednesday March 13 @ 7:30 pm. Callbacks if necessary will be announced at the auditions. The auditions will be held at Grace Lutheran Church located at 71st Road and Union Turnpike in Forest Hills, NY. Auditions are held on a first-come/first-served basis, but we like to remain flexible in case we want to see people act off each other.

Sides will be provided.

Holmes and Watson will be directed by Gabrielle Fidis.

Show dates are May 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 27, 31 & June 1, 2019. Friday & Saturday performances start at 8 p.m. and Sunday performances start at 2 p.m.

Synopsis: Three years after the mysterious death of beloved detective Sherlock Holmes off Reichenbach Falls, Dr. John H. Watson receives a telegram that suggests his old friend may still be alive. The mysterious wire was sent from a doctor who states that three patients in his asylum’s care have each claimed to be the late Sherlock Holmes. Could Sherlock Holmes really be alive after all this time?

The Character breakdown is as follows:

 
WATSON Male, 40's.  Holmes's longtime sidekick.

DR. EVANS Male, 40's.  Director of the asylum.

ORDERLY/MORIARTY/INSPECTOR Male, Late 30's/Early 40's.  One of Dr. Evans's assistnats/Sherlock's nemesis.  He is an older man with a dark, quizzical personality.

MATRON/THE WOMAN Female, 30's.  Dr. Evans's other assistant.  She carries a chilly, almost robotic demeanor.  A beautiful and mysterious woman.

HOLMES 1/THE CLIENT Male, Late 30's/Early 40's.  Brusque, acerbic and highly intuitive.  Looks exactly like the real Holmes.

HOLMES 2 Male, Late 30's/Early 40's.  Sports a general look of ragged homelessness.  His manner is both restless and skeptical.

HOLMES 3/SIGNOR FONESCA Male, Late 30's/Early 40's.  Blind, deaf and nearly catatonic, overall unresponsive.  Looks incredibly similar to the original Holmes, but has a shaved head (the result of "experiments").


We are also in need of many non-acting positions. These include:

Set builders and designers
Stage crew
Costumers
Ushers
...and other production-oriented positions.

If you are interested in any of the non-acting positions, E-mail the producers and they will set up an interview.

 
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