Auditions "Move Over Mrs. Markham"
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The Groovy Vibes of 1971 are Returning to SLT with Move Over Mrs. Markham
The smash British Farce Move Over Mrs. Markham is swinging its way into Slidell Little Theatre October 10th – October 26th. Auditions will be Sunday, August 24th and Monday, August 25th, at 7 pm at Slidell Little Theatre. The roles are as follows:
Joanna Markham – An attractive and sophisticated woman. Age range: 30-45
Alistair Spenlow – Good looking fashionable interior designer. Underneath his slightly arty exterior lurks a virile male. Age range: 25-40
Sylvie – Swiss au pair girl. Gorgeous big blonde who speaks English with hardly any accent. Age range: 18-30
Linda Lodge – Very vivacious but slightly scatterbrained. Age range: 30-45
Philip Markham – Pleasant looking man, studious, but with a worried air which comes from years of being on the losing side of life. Age range: 30-45
Henry Lodge – Successful, rakish and full of masculine confidence. Age range: 30-45
Walter Pangbourne – A stiff and slightly vacuous businessman. Age range: 40-55
Olive Harriet Smythe – An imposing “county” lady with a somewhat butterfly mind. Age range: 40-55
Miss Wilkinson – Ex-deb, very pretty, kooky, with large horn-rimmed glasses. Age range: 18-30
Auditioners will be doing cold readings only - no prepared monologue necessary. The show will be performed with a British accent so auditioners are encouraged to try the accent.
Philip Markham is a straight-laced publisher of children’s books who takes pride in his fidelity to his attractive wife of 15 years, Joanna. But when the Markham’s prepare to go out for the evening, three other couples make secret plans to use their flat for an illicit rendezvous. The complications and deceptions which follow assure a hectic and hilarious evening. Directed by Renee Saussaye. Book by Ray Cooney and John Chapman, presented through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc..
The Northshore’s premier community theatre since 1963, Slidell Little Theatre is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit, all-volunteer organization dedicated to engaging, educating, and involving members of the community in high quality theatrical productions. SLT is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs.
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