January 3, 2020


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AspenDream Productions, a regional touring dinner theater Announces auditions for:





Music Coordinator:  Steve Ossias

Costumes/Dramaturge:  Donna Ekegren

Location:  Woodwinds, Branford

Performance Date:  Friday, March 6, 2020

Compensation & Details: $70.00 / Non-Union, All Ethnicities encouraged to apply; 21+, reliable transportation.  Additional shows projected throughout CT.  Seeking talent from the CT area.

AspenDream Productions will hold AUDITIONS for the murder mystery FARCE – MOB’S MURDER MYSTERY on Sunday, January 19 and Monday, January 20 by appointment in Unionville.

ABOUT ASPENDREAM PRODUCTIONS: AspenDream Productions is a regional theatre company.  It is non-union. For the past 22 years it has toured throughout New England and has raised over 1 million dollars for charities and non-profits.

ABOUT THE SHOW: The date is set!  On Friday, March 6, 2020 Uncle Franco, the head of the New York crime family will be opening his new night club “My Way”.  You have received an invitation – the Boss of all Bosses has high expectations.  Franco expects that on this holiest of all nights, he will be promoted to the role of “Godfather”. But someone is exterminated at this special mystery dinner theatre celebration.

REHEARSALS: Three (3) rehearsals. Feb. 9, Feb. 16, Feb, 23.  3PM, Valley Fitness in Unionville (March 1 snow date).  This is a multifaceted, award winning, fast-paced show.   It is an interactive murder mystery with singing.  Non-singers are utilized in the show as well.

CHARACTER LIST: (All Roles are open except where noted) Must have experience.

All ages are just a suggestion and will be adjusted to fit the needs of our casting.

  1. Don Franco Machiavelli- (40’s-60’s) Mobster. Lead role. Does monologues. Runs da bizness. Not very bright. Mispronounces words often.
  2. Stella Machiavelli – (40’s-60’s) Franco’s ex. Lead roles. Does monologues. She will get even. Still has a thing for Franco. Hates the Lambrusco’s.
  3. Mama Lambrusco- (40-60’s) Runs the Lambrusco Clan. Does not like the Machiavelli’s. Makes the best sauce.
  4. Sophia I’llCASTRA YA (20’s to 50’s) Franco’s latest fling. Loves money and men. Has to be very very very big. Critical role.
  5. Agent Orange – Master of Disguise. Major Role. Has a vendetta against Franco and the entire family.
  6. Donna Machiavelli- (20’s to 40’s) Bride to be. Spoiled niece of Stella and Franco. Loves Danny. Mama doesn’t like her.
  7. Danny Lambrusco- (20’s to 40’s) Groom to be. Spoiled by Mama Lambrusco. Loves the ladies. No intention of gettin’ married.
  8. Sonny Cortisone – (any age) Lead Singer in Franco’s Vegas Night Club. Having an affair with Sophia behind Franco’s back.

[Goon and “Female Character” names may be changed to suit the person cast]

  1. Goon – TONY “TWO BITS”: (20’s to 60’s) Franco’s Goon. Has a gambling problem.
  2. Goon – Sal Manilla: (20’s to 60’s) Stupid. Think of “Fredo” in the Godfather.
  3. Goon Luigi the Squeegee: (20’s to 60’s) (20’s to 60’s) Consigliore. Franco’s Goon.
  4. Female Mob Boss/Female Character (any age) or Kitty Katz, Eileen Dover, etc.


Please visit our web site:

Audition appointments requested by e-mail are preferred, but if you do not have access to email you may call: 860-309-1341

An audition confirmation e-mail will be sent with full details on what will be expected at your audition.

If you are unable to attend the scheduled auditions, please send your resume and headshot to If additional auditions are needed, you will be contacted.

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