Auditions

Actors are chosen through formal auditions that are open to the public. Auditions may involve cold reads from the script, prepared monologues or other material at the discretion of each director. Please refer to specific Audition Announcements for the requirements for any particular show.

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Auditions for Blood Relations

King's Town Players will hold open auditions for performances of Blood Relations, written by Sharon Pollock and directed by Dylan Chenier.

The Play

“Lizzie Borden took an axe...” begins the classic schoolyard rhyme that sets the stage for Sharon Pollock’s award-winning historical drama.

In 1892, Andrew and Abigail Borden were brutally murdered in their Fall River home. Their daughter Lizzie, though acquitted in court, was the only suspect ever charged. Debate as to her guilt continues to this day. Instead of a whodunit, Pollock has crafted a ‘whydunit’, examining life in the Borden household and in the world around it, to discover what might drive a spinster daughter to send her parents into the great beyond in such a memorable fashion. Most provocatively the play asks ‘Would you do it?’

Cast Requirements

The Actress/Lizzie Borden: Adult Lizzie’s close friend, plays Lizzie Borden during the “dream thesis.” Able to play early 30s to Mid 40s

Miss Lizzie/Bridget: The Play’s central character, plays the Irish maid Bridget during the “dream thesis.” Able to play early 30s to Mid 40s

Emma Borden: Lizzie’s older sister. Able to play mid 40s

Andrew Borden: Lizzie’s father, owner of the property. Able to play 60s to 70s

Abigail Borden: Lizzie’s step-mother. Able to play 60s to 70s

Harry Wingate: Lizzie’s step-uncle, and catalyst for Lizzie’s actions. Ale to play 60s to 70s

Dr. Patrick: An Irish doctor, Lizzie’s closest ally in the play. (An Irish Accent is required for this role.) Can be any age 30+

 
An Irish accent is required for the roles of Miss Lizzie/Bridget and Dr. Patrick. Accent doesn’t need to be that strong to begin with, but something we can work on.

AUDITIONS: We are looking for seven actors to play a role in this production. Auditions will be held at Lakeshore School (2312 Princess Street, Kingston) on November 19th and 21st, with callbacks on November 22nd or 23rd (if necessary). Auditions are open to anyone in the community so come and out and be a part of the show.

There are no further auditions at this time.


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