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Unnecessary Farce

Author: Paul Slade Smith

Director: George Benca

Enquiries: George Benca at georgebenca@gmail.com or 0419 591 517

Characters Summary: 4 M (1x 30’s, 2 x 20 – 50, 1 x 50 – 70) 3 F (1 x 30’s, 1 x 20 – 30, 1 x 50 – 70’s)

Characters: American accents required except for Todd who requires a Scottish accent 

Eric Sheridan: Male, 30s. A bookish, even-keeled police officer who's thrown into some difficult situations--while not wearing any pants. 

Billie Dwyer: Female, 20s/30s. A police officer. Eric's partner. Although she seems to lack every skill needed for police work, she is enthusiastic and eager to succeed. 

Karen Brown: Female, 30s. An accountant who usually has a very professional demeanor, but seems unable to keep herself in control today. 

Mayor Meekly: Male, 50s to 70s. A sweet, gentle fellow, who seems very Innocent (with a capital I) 

Agent Frank: Male, 20s to 50s. Town Hall head of Security. Although he can seem confident and even gruff, in moments of crisis he is easily reduced to a very frightened man 

Todd: Male, 20s to 50s. Speaks with a pronounced Scottish accent. A professional hit man who's accent gets thicker the angrier he gets, until he's completely indecipherable. 

Mary Meekly: Female, 50s to 70s. the Mayor's wife. Small statured, she seems very sweet natured, and a good match for her husband the mayor. 

Audition Venue: Bradshaw Street Community Hall 
Bradshaw Street (off Buckley Street) 
West Essendon VIC 3040 

Theatre: Bradshaw Street Community Hall 
Bradshaw Street (off Buckley Street) 
West Essendon VIC 3040 

Company Email: essendontheatrecompany@gmail.com

Company Websitehttp://www.essendontheatrecompany.com.au

Synopsis: In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor is supposed to meet with his female accountant, while in the room next-door, two undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on videotape. But there's some confusion as to who's in which room, who's being videotaped, who's taken the money, who's hired a hit man, and why the accountant keeps taking off her clothes.

Other Information: Auditions are by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please apply to organise your audition time and for any further information.

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Starts
Tuesday 19 September, 2017
Ends
Saturday 23 September, 2017
Venue
Bradshaw Street Community Hall
Venue Address
Bradshaw Street
Location

Victoria, Melbourne

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