SEQUIM – The Olympic Theater Arts Center will audition for Patrick Hamilton’s play “Gaslight” – known in America as “Angel Street” at 4:00 pm on January 5th.
Auditions will be held at the center at 414 N. Sequim Ave.
“Angel Street” tells the story of a woman slowly driven mad by her malicious husband.
Thanks to her own strength and the interaction of others, she is finally free to make her own decisions.
Director Ginny Holladay is looking for actors to play the following roles:
• Mr. Manningham, the husband – charismatic, intelligent and ruthless; being played by a male actor in his thirties and fifties.
• Mrs. Manningham, the wife – capricious, imaginative, intelligent; being played by a female actor in their twenties and forties.
• Detective Rough, the detective – rowdy, wise, courageous; being played by a female actor in her 40s and 60s.
• Elizabeth, the head maid – shy, caring, fearful; being played by a female actor in her 40s and 60s.
• Nance, the maid – carefree, persuasive, naive; being played by a female actor in their twenties and thirties.
Recalls – along with auditions for anyone who can’t make the first audition – are scheduled for 11 a.m. on Jan. 8, at the OTA.
“I’m especially excited to lead Angel Street,” Holladay said, “with his timeless warnings about how easy it is to destroy someone through mental coercion and the importance of giving power back to those who need it most. ”
“Angel Street” runs from February 10 to 17. Rehearsals are scheduled for evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. starting January 10, but may be subject to change depending on actor availability.
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to participate in this production.
Audition forms and scripts will be available on the day of the auditions.
For more information, call the theater at 360-683-7326.