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Buckhannon Community Theatre seeks actors for upcoming production of Clue

Director Dannie Stiles and Buckhannon Community Theatre seek actors and actresses to cast in their upcoming production of Clue.

Auditions will be held August 25-26 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church. The production will run from October 28 through October 31 at the Colonial Arts Center in Buckhannon.

Based on the iconic 1985 Paramount movie which was inspired by the classic Parker Brothers board game, Clue is a hilarious farce-meets-murder mystery. The tale begins at a remote mansion, where six mysterious guests assemble for an unusual dinner party where murder and blackmail are on the menu.

Those who wish to audition are asked to prepare a comedic monologue of their choosing. Those without prepared monologues will be provided with selections from the script. Auditionees with current headshots & resumes please provide them. All attendees may be asked to read selections from the play.

All questions should be addressed to Stiles at danielstiles07@gmail.com. No appointments necessary. Auditionees should be of the ages 13 and up!

The Cast of Characters includes:

  • Male roles
  • Wadsworth (Traditional British dialect) – the butler, narrates & participates in the action, drives the play
  • Colonel Mustard –pompous, dense military man, often misinterprets words
  • Professor Plum – an academic Romeo, arrogant
  • Mr. Green – Timid, yet officious rule follower. Klutzy and anxious.
  • Mr. Boddy – slick, James Bond type
  • Motorist – kindly gentleman who rings the wrong doorbell
  • Cop – concerned for the motorist’s whereabouts & suspicious of “the group

  • Female Roles
  • Miss Scarlet – Hollywood glamorous, dry, sarcastic, cynical
  • Mrs. Peacock – churchgoing wife of a Senator, batty, neurotic, quick to hysteria
  • Mrs. White – pale, morbid, stoic, may or may not be the murderer of her 5 ex-husbands?
  • Yvette (French dialect)– sexy French maid with her own secret aspirations
  • Cook – a threatening presence
  • Singing Telegram Girl/Reporter – cute, perky tap dancer/asks “whodunit?”

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