Upcoming Auditions at Oyster Mill Playhouse

Everyone is welcome to audition at Oyster Mill Playhouse! Click below to learn more about upcoming opportunities at OMP. To save time on audition day, please take a moment to fill out an audition form prior to attending auditions. We can’t wait to see you at OMP!

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Towards Zero, By Agatha Christie and Gerald Verner

Show Description:
When a house party gathers at Gull’s Point, the seaside home of Lady Tressilian, Neville Strange finds himself caught between his prior wife Audrey and his new flame Kay. A nail-biting thriller, the play probes the psychology of jealousy in the shadow of a savage and brutal murder. A carefully unpeeled investigation before our eyes brings the story to a pointed ending.

Audition Dates:

  • 11/17/19 – open auditions at 6:30 pm
  • 11/18/19 – call backs at 6:30 pm
  • 11/19/19 – 1st read through for cast

     Director’s Notes:

    • All those auditioning must prepare and present a memorized monologue of 1 – 2 minutes in length.
    • English accent required for all roles (RP)
    • Please arrive with a list of all conflicts from 11/18/2019 through the close of the show on 2/2/2020
    • In addition to public performances, private performances may be scheduled on January 19th, 21st, 28th and 29th.
    • All listed ages are playing ages
    • If you are unable to make it to open auditions on 11/17, please contact the director, Aliza Bardfield, at aliza.bardfield@gmail.com to make arrangements pre-audition.

         Male Roles

        • Thomas Royde: 30-45, Good-looking in a rugged way, keeps to himself as much as possible, in love with Audrey.
        • Mathew Treves: 60+, Distinguished retired lawyer of ripe experience and great shrewdness
        • Neville Strange: 30-45, The ideal Englishman, wealthy, handsome, and athletic, Audrey’s ex-husband, currently married to Kay
        • Ted Latimer: 25-35, Good-looking and sharply dressed, lost Kay to Neville
        • Superintendent Battle: 45-60, Intelligent, observant, and shrewd detective
        • Inspector Leach: 25-35 Nephew to Super Battle. a good Policeman.
        • P.C. Benson: 30-40, Leach’s assistant

                  Female Roles

                  • Kay Strange: 20-30, Ultra-modern, pretty, spoiled, and childlike, Neville’s second wife, extremely jealous of Audrey.
                  • Mary Alden: 35-50, Reserve, pleasant, yet with something intriguing about her, Lady Tressilian’s personal secretary
                  • Lady Tressilian: 60+, Intelligent and aristocratic looking woman, a little younger than Treves, practically raised Thomas and Neville
                  • Audrey Strange: 25-35,. An ethereal beauty who carries about with her an air of repressed emotion

                    BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, By Neil Simon

                    Show Description:
                    Paul and Corie Bratter are newlyweds in every sense of the word. After a six day honeymoon, they get a surprise visit from Corie’s loopy mother and decide to play matchmaker during a dinner with their neighbor-in-the-attic Velasco, where everything that can go wrong, does.

                    Audition Dates:

                    • 1/27/20 – open auditions at 6:30 pm
                    • 1/28/20 – call backs at 6:30 pm
                    • 1/29/20 – 1st read through for cast

                       Director’s Notes:

                      • All those auditioning must prepare and present a memorized monologue of 1 – 2 minutes in length.
                      • Please arrive with a list of all conflicts from 2/3/2020 through the close of the show on 4/5/2020
                      • In addition to public performances, private performances may be scheduled on March 22nd, 24th, 31st and April 1st.

                          CASTING: 

                          CORIE BRATTER – a free spirit, newlywed to Paul
                          PAUL BRATTER – a lawyer, newlywed to Corie
                          MRS. BANKS – Corie’s mother
                          VICTOR VELASCO – the neighbor in the attic
                          TELEPHONE REPAIR MAN
                          DELIVERY MAN