Auditions

BCF Intern Co. presents
The Masters of Mystery
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Audition Date(s):
Sun, May 24, 2020 at 2:00pm
Production Dates: August 12, 13, 14, 15, 15
Directed by: Kevin Esmond

Rehearsals on Weeknights throughout the Summer

This production will include opportunities for creative movement, physical comedy and original music.

Now in its 18th year, Burlington County Footlighters Intern Co. is a theatre education program for students between 15 and 20 years old.



Please click on the "Register" link on the right to sign up to audition for this show. You are not required to register ahead of time and can show up that night, but we recomend that you do register.

CAST SIZE - 24 

PRINCIPAL ROLES 

LOCK (playing age 17) - Lock is a brilliant, but wounded girl, recovering from the recent passing of her father, she is unwittingly pulled into a great conspiracy. 

DOC (playing age 17) - Doc is Lock's best friend since birth.  They get up to all manner of trouble together, he is smart, funny but insecure and craves the approval of his father. 

MAGS BRISTOW (playing age 50) - Mags is the landlady of the local pub, she mothers the people of the town, is friendly, welcoming, and takes care of our heroes. 

PETER GRIMBLE (playing age 24) - Grimble is the guardian for Lock and Doc, he is the caretaker of Rutherford House. 

NINA (playing age 28) - Nina is a highly trained fighter, secretly watching over our protagonists.  She should preferably be played by an Asian performer. 

FEATURED ROLES 

MR. BENNETT (playing late 20's) - Mr. Bennett is a broken man, his wife has gone missing, presumed dead and he is in turmoil as he tries to find her. 

BIRTWISTLE [male or female] (playing late 20's) - Birtwistle is the wealthy, slimy, snide newspaper owner stirring up trouble throughout the town. 

THE VICAR [EDWARD PARSONS] (playing age 30's) - Edward Parsons is the local Vicar, he is discovered early on to have played an instrumental part in the mysteries of the town. 

HENRY BRISTOW (playing age 30's) - Henry is the barman of the pub and Mags' son. 

PC CHARLIE BRUNSTEAD (playing age 50's) - A typical, hard-nosed local policeman. 

MAYOR (playing age 60's) - The Mayor is a gentle and kind man, he and his wife have been in charge of the town for many years. 

PC GRACE WYLES (playing age 30's) - Grace is one of the first policewomen, she's keen and tough but often held back by her male partner. 

MAYORESS (playing age 60's) - A gentle and kind character, she and her husband have been in charge of the town for many years. 

ALINA (playing age 20's) - The missing woman, she appears in one key scene in which we see her plight, an emotionally wrenching duet with her captor. 

JUDGE [male of female] (playing age 60's) - The judge is a typical, tough lawbringer. 

SACK [male or female] (playing age 30's) - This terrorist appears in a sung exchange in Act 2. 

ENSEMBLE - 8 minimum (playing age/gender various) - To cover additional Townsfolk and Sacks. 

England 1926. Lock and Doc have been friends since birth and, now both teenagers, they have a gift for solving unusual crimes. When they arrive in the town of Nottswood, they are faced with their darkest challenge yet, a place where strange happenings are happening, as an evil presence slowly takes over the town. Mysterious figures are spotted in the streets, people are being taken and the threat of violence hangs heavy in the air. However, there is something these dark forces didn't count on, the arrival of Lock and Doc, the self-styles "Masters of Mystery."

Please click on the "Register" link on the right to sign up to audition for this show. You are not required to register ahead of time and can show up that night, but we recomend that you do register.

For more information or questions, please e-mail the production team at [email protected]