First audition for "The Haunting of Hill House" from a novel by Shirley Jackson.
This is a psychological ghost story set in a spooky mansion.6 people from different backgrounds come together at Hill House to investigate paranormal happenings - with the inevitable tragic outcome.
The characters are-
Dr. Montague - investigator in the physic & para-physic strong leader until his wife arrives. any age 40s upwards
Luke - relation of the current house owner. Light hearted, chatty. age - late 20s - late 30s
Elinor - introvert. spinster . physic. somewhat downtrodden by her past. age- 30 - 50
Theodora - can seem strange. outgoing. extrovert. age 30 - 50
Mrs.Dudley - housekeeper. grumpy. sadly, not a very big part. age - 50 - 70
Mrs.Montague - bitchy Madam Arcati. overbearing. takes over, but knows nothing. age- to match her husband.
Arthur - Mrs. Montague’s ‘friend’ and driver. headmaster. age - late 40 - 60
Rehearsals Tuesday’s & Thursdays. Starting early September. Stage rehearsals at St. Werburgh’s - Friday 10th November. 7-30pm Sunday 12th November, 1pm - 5pm Tuesday 14th November 7-30 Dress Rehearsal Wednesday 15th November 7-30pm Playing Thursday 16th, Friday 17th, Saturday 18th November. Curtain up 7-30pm.
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