Sherlock Holmes and the case pf the Christmas Carol (Scarborough Theatre Guild)
Auditions: September 11-13
Callbacks: September 14
Director: Andy Pandoff
Producer: Alison Overington
Stage Manager: John C. Murphy
Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
Sunday, September 11, 2016 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Monday, September 12, 2016 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
CALLBACKS (if required)
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
AUDITION & REHEARSAL LOCATION
Scarborough Theatre Guild Rehearsal Unit – 2105 Midland Avenue, Unit 16, Scarborough, Ontario (the building is immediately north of the Midland LRT station on east side, south of Progress. The unit and both driveway exits face Cosentino Drive)
Commence: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Continue: Tuesdays &Thursdays: 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Sundays 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
PERFORMANCE DATES - 2016
December 2-3 Friday, Saturday – 8 pm
December 4 Sunday Matinée – 2 pm
December 8-10 Thursday, Friday, Saturday – 8 pm
December 11 Sunday Matinée – 2 pm
December 14-15 Thursday, Friday – 8 pm
December 17 Saturday Matinée – 2 pm
All performances at Scarborough Village Theatre (3600 Kingston Road at Markham Road, Scarborough).
In this ingenious meeting of two Victorian classics, Dr. Watson visits his old friend Sherlock Holmes on Christmas Eve, finding him in a dark and misanthropic mood, planning to retire from the dull work of solving crimes. That night Holmes is visited by the ghost of his great enemy Professor Moriarty, who warns Holmes that he is heading towards his own damnation and tells him of an upcoming visit by three spirits. During the visits that follow, we learn about Holmes’ childhood, his lost love, and the chaos that his sudden retirement has caused among his friends and associates throughout London. Holmes finally sees a terrifying vision of himself, a cold, amoral creature of pure intellect, creating weapons for the battlefields of the Great War. Waking on Christmas morning, the repentant Holmes makes amends with his friends and rededicates himself to his higher purpose.
A one-to-two minute monologue of your choice is recommended. You may also be asked to do a cold reading from the script. Please bring a photo and a resume to the audition.
It is recommended that you read the play before auditioning. The script is on reserve at the Performing Arts Desk, 5th floor, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, and at the Community Desk of the Toronto Public Library, Cedarbrae Branch, at 545 Markham Road in Scarborough.