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Auditions Notice - The Games Afoot, or Holmes for the Holidays

We're holding auditions for our upcoming production of the hilariously mysterious "The Game's Afoot, or Holmes for the Holidays" by Ken Ludwig. Come on out and show us what you've got! Should you have any questions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Sunday, June 24th, 6pm-9pm
Monday, June 25th, 7pm-10pm

Waldies Blacksmith Shop, 16 James Street, Milton,

Auditions will be a cold read from the script, no prepared monologue required.


It is December 1936 and Broadway star William Gillette, admired the world over for his leading role in the play Sherlock Holmes, has invited his fellow cast-members to his Connecticut castle for a weekend of revelry. But when one of the guests is stabbed to death, the festivities in this isolated house of tricks and mirrors quickly turn dangerous. Then it’s up to Gillette himself, as he assumes the persona of his beloved Holmes, to track down the killer before the next victim appears. The danger and hilarity are non-stop in this glittering whodunit set during the Christmas holidays.


-William Gillette Male 35-45
A dynamic and charming actor (based on a real man) has made a fortune from his stage adaptation of Sherlock Holmes, whom he also plays.
-Felix Geisel Male 40-45
The company’s character actor. A true theatrical that has given his life to the stage. Felix is Gillette’s best friend and married to Madge.
-Simon Bright Male 25-30
An enthusiastic young man, eager to please and find to success. Recently married to Aggie.
-Inspector Harriet Goring Female 40-60
Eccentric, witty and incisive, she is disarming in her inability to be defined. Off the mark, yet never far from the truth. She somehow gets her man.
-Martha Gillette Female 70.....
Gillette’s dotty mother, elegant though a bit foggy, Martha never shies from a fight. Martha is loyal to Gillette and his friends.
-Madge Geisel Female 40-45
Wry and outspoken, Madge, like her husband Felix, is a lifelong theatrical. Is game for anything, but back her in a corner and she will come out swinging.
-Aggie Wheeler Female 25-30
Bright eyed and bushy-tailed, Aggie is the ingenue of the company. Recently married to Simon.
-Daria Chase Female 40-50
Glamorous and gorgeous, Daria is the theatrical critic we all love to hate. Biting, bitchy and utterly charming. You can’t help but like Daria despite the terrible things she writes.

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