Upcoming Auditions: The Canterville Ghost Sept. 5 and 6, 2017
Roles in The Canterville Ghost
The Otis Family
Hiram Otis Practical no-nonsense individual wealthy American Businessman
Miriam Otis Even more practical, an Anglophile, Hiram’s wife
William / Willa Otis 15 years old eldest child
Virginia Otis 14 years old, endlessly thoughtful and compassionate
Iggy / Izzy Otis 12 years old, mischievous twin
Gabby / Gabe Otis 12 years old, talkative twin
Lord or Lady Canterville Ethical and downtrodden owner of Canterville Chase
Duke Charles 14 years old – young man smitten with Virginia
Lady Jane Charles’s guardian; very “veddy” British
Elizabeth 14 years old – Virginia’s confidante
Vivian or Vivien 12 years old – Twins’ engaging equally mischievous friend
Kathryn 12 years old – Twin’s friend; very proper and easily shocked
Servants at Canterville Chase (British)
Henry British Butler – nothing fazes him served at Canterville Chase forever
Mrs. Umney Older, mysterious maid who has been at Canterville Chase forever
Cook Chortle M or F new to Canterville Chase, a great non-believer in ghosts
Cook Crushy F the third in a series of cooks, terrified of her shadow
The Ghost (a past Lord Canterville); you think he enjoys his ghostly missions but is growing tire of the haunting but has no means to escape
Gypsies who live on the Ground of Canterville Chase
Dumken fortune teller
Tawno / Tawny M or F smarter than he/she appears
Auditioning for MMFT
for the Mid Michigan Family Theatre
Actors are expected to come in 10-15 min. before the scheduled time in order to fill out paperwork and leave when dismissed by the director. Please be punctual.
look at our website for information on specific roles in our plays.
If you have any questions, please contact the director, Bill Gordon at (517) 339-2145.
A Note on Production Fees:
Like other sports and recreation programs for young people, there is a participation fee to be in the production. We charge reasonable, modest fees. With these fees you will receive a script, costumes, props, and help with overall production costs. Adults will not be assessed a production fee but are asked to help mentor younger actors and / or help with production duties such as costuming, set building, etc. Thank you.