Auditions

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time

Based on a Novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens

 

 

Company: White Rock Players Club

Location: The Playhouse 1532 Johnston Road, White Rock BC

Producer: Jackie Grant

Director: Linda McRae

Audition Dates: January 2020 – see below for details

Production Dates: April 15 – May 2, 2020

 

Synopsis: Present Day London. 15-year-old autistic Christopher has never ventured alone beyond his own road, detests being touched and he distrusts strangers. He best understands the world through mathematical equations. One night he stumbles across his neighbors’ dead dog just past midnight and finds himself being blamed for the murder. Christopher wants to solve the mystery and starts to seek out finding the facts. His father forbids his son to continue in his pursuit, but its no use . . . as his journey unfolds you will get a glimpse into the mind this young autistic boy. See his struggles, feel his pain as he learns some difficult life lessons. 

 

Note: Script contains coarse language/swearing. This is a non-equity production. 

 

Rehearsals to be held at the Playhouse as follows:

 

1st Audition:  Monday Jan 6th, 2020  7-9:30 pm  

4 Main Cast – with British Accents (coaching available)

 

Male – age 18 to mid                                     20’s Christopher Boone – lead role

Male/Female – age 25 and up                      Siobhan – story teller, friend & teacher to Christopher

Male – age 35 to 55                                        Ed – father of Christopher

Female – age 35 to 55                                    Judy -  mother of Christopher

 

 

2nd Audition:  Monday Jan 13th, 2020   7:00-9:30 pm  

Supporting Cast – Doubling Roles & Various Voices – must be able to quickly switch to many unique voices

 

Female – Voice 1                    Mrs. Shears, Mrs. Gascoyne, Woman on Train, Shopkeeper

Male – Voice 2                        Roger, Duty Sergeant, Mr. Wise, Man behind counter, Drunk Man

Male – Voice 3                        Policeman, Mr. Thompson, Drunk 2, Man with socks, London Policeman

Male – Voice 4                        Reverend Peters, Uncle Terry, Station Policeman, Station Guard

Female – Voice 5                    Lady in Street, Information voice, Punk Girl

Female – Voice 6                    Mrs. Alexander & Posh Woman 

Rat                                           Tame rat named Toby, owned by Christopher

Dog                                         Young small/med size dog named Sandy

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