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Auditions set April 1 and 2 for PCP opener, 'Clue the Musical'

Monday, March 26, 2012

Director Ric McFadden will hold two sessions of auditions for the first production of the PCPH 2012 season, "Clue the Musical."

The first will be Sunday, April 1 at 3 p.m. It will be followed by a second session on Monday, April 2 at 7 p.m. Both sessions will be in the rehearsal center at the Hazel Day Longden Theatre.

"Clue the Musical" will be produced June 7-9 and June 13-16.

Those auditioning should prepare a song. An accompanist will be provided. There will also be readings from the script.

The cast includes the usual suspects:

Mr. Boddy, tenor: The host of the game, current husband of Mrs. Peacock, victim of the impending murder.

Detective, wide vocal range: Appears in order to crack the case and solve the mystery. She rebuffs Prof. Plum's amorous advances.

Colonel Mustard, baritone: He fancies himself a triumphant war colonel. He is implicated in the death of both of Mr. Boddy's parents and he is currently having an affair with Mrs. Peacock.

Mr. Green, tenor: Con artist and entrepreneur, he is a former lover of Miss Scarlet.

Mrs. Peacock, mezzo with a belt: Black widow and chairwoman of Peacock Enterprises, married to Mr. Boddy and cheating with Col. Mustard.

Professor Plum, baritone: Super genius, author, intellect, imposter, his family fortune was ruined by Mr. Boddy.

Miss Scarlet, wide vocal range with a belt: The femme fatale of the game, a former Las Vegas lounge performer, and former lover of Mr. Green.

Mrs. White, voice range open: The chief domestic of Boddy Manor, she is virtually enslaved by Mr. Boddy.

All roles require solo singing and singing as part of the ensemble, McFadden said. Stage ages for the characters vary, but there are no roles for children in this production.

"Clue the Musical" has a book by Peter Pietro, lyrics by Tom Chiodo, and music by Galen Blum, Wayne Barker and Vinnie Martucci.

For more information, persons may visit the website at www.putnamcountyplayhouse.com



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