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Auditions for Blithe Spirit

This smash comedy hit of the London and Broadway stages, and much-revived classic from the playwright of “Private Lives” offers us up fussy, cantankerous novelist Charles Condomime re-married but haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late first wife, the clever and insistent Elvira who is called up by a visiting “happy medium”, one Madame Arcati.

Auditions for Blithe Spirit will be held December 1st and 2nd at 7pm. The auditions will be cold readings of selected scenes. Bring a positve attitude, and a british accent if possible. Please download the Audition Packet, print the documents, fill them out, sign them, and bring them to the audition.

Takes place in an English Manner house pre-world war two. Cast is 2 men and 5 women, age range late 30’s to 60ish.

  • Edith (a maid) 30 to 60ish, peppy
  • Ruth Condomine(wife) 40+
  • Charles Condomine(husband) 40+
  • Dr. Bradman (M.D.) 40+
  • Mrs. Bradman 40+
  • Madame Arcati (medium) 50+
  • Elvira Condomine (spirit) 30+

Read through and characterization will be December 8 & 9 at 7pm. Rehearsals start January 5, 2015 at 7pm and run Monday - Thursday. Performance dates will be January 29th, 30th and 31st. Auditions, rehearsals, and performances will be at Copeland Auditorium. Set build will be from December 10 to the 19th as needed.