High Springs Playhouse

High Springs Playhouse

High Springs Playhouse

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Auditions for High Springs Playhouse 2019–2020 Season


by Marcia Kash, Douglas E. Hughes –

Directed by Katy Lassiter
Show runs Oct 4 – 27, 2019

Six people have come in secret on Halloween to play a murder mystery game at a rustic island cottage. Secret passageways, incriminating letters, hidden compartments, bodies in the window seat and a twenty five year old unsolved mystery twist and turn toward the unexpected and terrifying conclusion.

A Party To Murder Character Descriptions

3 men – 3 women

Konrad/Charles – Adult of any age – A Successful mystery novelist. English. Urbane, intelligent, the ultimate host.

Ernie/Willy – Mid 20’s to early 40’s – Former football player. Big, friendly, gregarious, funny.

Evelyn/McKenzie – Mid 20’s to 30’s – Fashion model. Witty, extroverted, tough exterior.

Mrs. McKnight/Valerie – Late 30’s to mid 40’s – Head of a large conglomerate. Smart, savvy. Used to getting her own way. Very well turned out.

O’Karma/Henri – Mid 20’s to early 30’s or approximately 18-20 years younger than Valerie. – Works with Valerie, her sister. Shy, easily intimidated, conservatively dressed.

Father Gerry Merryweather/Elwood – Mid 40’s to mid 50’s – Corporate CEO. Concerned about his rate of balding/receding hairline. Confident, friendly, powerful, commanding


Auditions will be held at the High Springs Playhouse, 130 NE 1st Ave. (use for GPS navigation), High Springs, FL  32643

Rehearsals are typically weekday evenings but may vary by director.  Show dates are Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m.

The High Springs Playhouse is a ‘Community Theater’ and we encourage anyone to audition for our season productions. Experience in theater is not required. We welcome theater enthusiasts from all walks of life.

When planning to audition for an HSP production, please consider researching the particular play to see which role(s) you would be interested in and to have an understanding of the story being told. Performers should plan on providing basic information about themselves to the show director and production staff and may be asked to ‘read for’ various roles during the audition. If possible, please print out the Audition Form below and bring it to the audition already filled out with your information.

Printable Audition Form