Auditions July 14 & 15 for A Shot in the Dark

Auditions for Shot in the Dark to take place on Thursday and Friday, July 14th and 15th from 7pm to 9 pm. Auditions will take place in the Multi-purpose room at BFA-Fairfax. Read through tentatively set for July 21.

Rehearsals will be Monday and Tuesday 7-9 pm and Sunday 1-4 pm starting September 12th. Performance dates are October 20, 21, and two shows on October 22. All rehearsals and performances will be at the Westford Brick Meeting House.

The call is for 8 actors – 5 men and 3 women. There is one brief non-speaking role included in this count. For more information please call director, Peter Harrington, at 802-324-5421.

A Shot in the Dark is 3-Act farce that has been described by the New York Times as “a bubbling, saucy comedy.”

A good hearted and guileless chambermaid is hauled before a novice magistrate on a charge of murder. On the basis of the evidence, the magistrate is instructed to quickly deal with this “open and shut case.” But the young girl’s testimony is so honest and ingenious, the magistrate decides she could not possibly be guilty. What ensues is a quirky, twisty and amusing search for the truth, as the magistrate puts his career on the line in the name of justice.

Well-drawn characters and witty dialogue drive this script, making it a pleasant challenge to any actor’s comedic skills.



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