Auditions

Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Fallen Soufflé

by David MacGregor (Comedy)
directed by Nancy Wright
Sequel to the Rep’s 2019 production Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Elusive Ear

Sunday, August 8, at 1 PM at The Toledo Rep on 10th Street. No appointment needed.

Performance dates: October 29-November 7

Audition Format: Cold readings from the script, which will be provided at the audition.

Available Roles: 2 men, age 35 to 50

** Please note the required foreign accents below. **

AUGUSTE ESCOFFIER – Chef, age 35 to 50. Physically agile, excitable. Actor must be able to run, fall, jump. French accent.

ALBERT EDWARD (“BERTIE”) – Prince of Wales, age 35 to 50. A large man with a huge sense of entitlement. He is the future king of England. Upper-class British accent.

More about the Play . . .

Setting: London. June 1897, the day before Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee

Plot summary: The playboy Prince of Wales arrives at 221B Baker Street, home of the world’s greatest detective, pursued by assassins. Coincidentally, celebrated chef Auguste Escoffier is consulting with Sherlock Holmes on a matter of career-ruining blackmail. A criminal genius lurks behind both crimes. Working together, can Holmes, Dr. Watson, and Irene Adler, Holmes’ lover and fellow sleuth, save the heir to the British crown and the reputation of the French chef? This is a hilarious, action-filled tale of royal debauchery, priceless gems, and gourmet food.

 

Please contact the Rep Office Manager at bherrmann@toledorep.org with questions or for more information.