February 3, 2017

East Haddam Stage Co Auditions for 2017 shows

Sherlock at Gillette Castle


Sunday February 19th from 1:00-4:00pm at Gillette Castle State Park Visitors Center, 67 River Rd East Haddam CT

The East Haddam Stage Company, ( East Haddam CT, resident theatre company of Gillette Castle State Park announces non-union professional actor auditions for their 2017 productions.

MUST CALL or EMAIL EHSCO for an audition slot:


Prepare one short monologue of your choice, comedy or drama. There will also be readings from the scripts. Stipend paid for all productions. Bring picture and resume with you.

SHOWS / Character breakdown:

William Gillette: Senator’s Son to Super Sleuth
Rehearsals begin June 7th, and are M-F afternoon/evening at Gillette Castle State Park. Season runs from July 8-August 13th, Saturdays and Sundays only, with two 30-minute shows per day. Time commitment is Noon to 4:00pm
Available Role:
1 Male, age range 30-55 to play William Gillette/Sherlock Holmes in an original 30-minute
comedy/drama in trunk show format. Looking for actors who are comfortable with acting outdoors, engaging with the audience, and projection of character. Must be 5’9” or taller. British accent a must.

Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Speckled Band
1930 radio show (6 week tour)
Rehearsals begin August 18th. Shows are evenings and weekends from September 8th-October 15th. The tour goes to various locations, throughout New England.
Available Roles:
Male 1: Sherlock Holmes age range 30-60, British accent a must
Male 2: Dr. Watson age range 30-60, British accent a must
Male 3: Any age, plays Announcer, does sound effects, Billy the page,
Dr. Roylott cockney and British or Scottish accents a plus.

Rehearsal schedule for both shows based on cast/director availability.

Questions? Contact Producing Artistic Director Kandie Carle

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