Auditions for Will of the Wind’s Production of Dial M For Murder Summary: Tony Wendice has married his wife, Margot, for her
Auditions for Will of the Wind’s Production of Dial M For Murder
Summary: Tony Wendice has married his wife, Margot, for her money and now plans to murder her for the same reason. He arranges the perfect murder. He blackmails a scoundrel he used to know into strangling her for a fee of one thousand pounds, and arranges a brilliant alibi for himself. Will Tony get away with the perfect crime?
*All ethnicities are encouraged to audition and will be considered for every role.*
Tony Wendice – British RP. Male. Any Ethnicity. Age: 30s-40
Tony is a retired British tennis player who plans to have his wife, Margot, murdered so he can receive her wealth. Tony is strategic, clever, and calm under pressure. He pretends to be
heartwarming, chivalrous, and friendly; however, he is secretly manipulative and deceitful.
Margot Wendice – British RP. Female. Any Ethnicity. Age: Mid 20s-Mid 30s
Margot was born wealthy and is married to Tony. Margot had an affair with Max in the past. However, she believes that her marriage has gotten better and wants to make it work with Tony.
Margot is beautiful, fun, optimistic, naive, and loving.
Max Halliday – American. Male. Any Ethnicity. Age: Mid 20s-Mid 30s
Max is an American television crime writer. He had an affair with Margot in the past, and he is still in love with her. Max is kind, trusting, and honest. A true gentleman. He wants Margot to be
happy, whether it’s with him or Tony. Max is an all-around likable guy.
Chief Inspector Hubbard – British RP. Male. Any Ethnicity. Age: 30+
Hubbard is an intelligent Inspector. He is professional, calm, observant, and inquisitive. Hubbard pays close attention to detail and doesn’t rush to conclusions. Hubbard is not easily deceived and always thinks about the big picture.
Captain Lesgate – British RP. Male. Any Ethnicity. Age: 30s-40
Lesgate attended Cambridge with Tony in the past. He is a thief, murderer, and a con. Lesgate has no moral compass. He is selfish and malicious. Lesgate attempts to be sophisticated, but to no avail. Tony blackmails him into murdering Margot for money. However, his attempt to kill Margot backfires.
VARIOUS ENSEMBLE CHARACTERS
*Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script; however, you may bring monologues if desired.*
Compensation: Actors will receive a $50 stipend for their performance OR 2 complimentary
tickets to this production.
Sat Apr 25, 2020 | 7:30PM
Sun Apr 26, 2020 | 2:00PM
Sat May 2, 2020 | 7:30PM
Sun May 3, 2020 | 2:00PM
Actors are encouraged to fill out an audition form prior to attending auditions. The audition form can be found at https://bit.ly/2u4p5D1
Please email Director Charles Jackson Jr. with any questions at [email protected]
(Sunday) 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
LHUCA Firehouse Theatre
511 Avenue K