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Noises Off Auditions

  • Hastings Community Theatre 515 South 4th Avenue Hastings, NE, 68901 United States (map)
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If you are interested In auditioning but have a conflict with the audition date contact the director at 400-469-4050.

WHAT DO I NEED FOR AUDITIONS? Auditions will consist of a cold reading from the script. Bring your completed audition form and a calendar reflecting any schedule conflicts with you.

REHEARSAL & PERFORMANCE INFORMATION: A read-through and stage rehearsals will be held in December (date to be determined.) Rehearsal days and time will be subject to actors’ schedules.

Performances are February 22, 23, 24; March 1, 2, 3.

ABOUT THE SHOW: Called “the funniest farce ever written,” Noises Off presents a manic menagerie of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothing’s On. Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and an errant herring all figure in the plot of this hilarious and classically comic play.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN: 4 women, 5 men
DOTTY OTLEY - A late-middle-aged actress. Plays Mrs. Clackett, the housekeeper for the Brents' home in England in Nothing's On.
LLOYD DALLAS - The director of a play-within-the-play, called Nothing's On.
GARRY LEJEUNE - A stuttering actor, easily fired up. Plays Roger, the estate agent looking to let the Brent's house
in Nothing's On.
BROOKE ASHTON - A young inexperienced actress from London. Plays Vicki, who works for the tax authorities and is trying to woo Roger in Nothing's On.
POPPY NORTON-TAYLOR - Assistant Stage Manager.
FREDERICK FELLOWES - Has a serious fear of violence and blood. Plays Phillip Brent, who lives out of the country with his wife Flavia to avoid paying taxes and is on a secret visit in Nothing's On.
BELINDA BLAIR - Cheerful and sensible, a reliable actress. Plays Flavia, Philip Brent's wife, who is dependable, though not one for household duties in Nothing's On.
TIM ALLGOOD - An over-worked Stage Manager.
SELSDON MOWBRAY - Elderly and with actorly mannerisms. Plays Selsdon, a burglar and an old man in his seventies, breaking into the Brents' house in Nothing's On.

Earlier Event: December 1
YWCA Holiday Home Tour
Later Event: December 2
Om for the Holidays