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Auditions for The Mousetrap-New SW / Sydney - Casting ID # 1595509
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location New SW / Sydney Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 05-28-19
Audition Date 06-29-19 Submission deadline 06-28-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be? One by one the suspicious characters reveal their cordid pasts until at the last, never-shredding moment the identity and the motive are finally revealed. The Mousetrap is the longest-running play in the history of London’s West End and has been running continuously for over 60 years.

Role # 1 Molly
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Not strong emotionally or constitutionally. Hiding a terrible secret.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Giles
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An attractive, a bit arrogant, a bit gruff, not without charm.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Christopher Wren
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

At times flamboyant and over the top, boisterous and unapologetically gay (at a time when that word wasn’t spoken). He is sometimes child-like, other times neurotic – always different! He is running away from something, but never actually says what it is.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Mrs. Boyle
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A hypercritical and formidable woman –a battleship who will stand up to anything and anyone. A snob and a classist, she rarely smiles and is not impressed by much.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Major Metcalf
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A solider who spent time in India, he should have a military bearing, but Is also approachable and kind.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Miss Casewell
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A strong young woman, she is off-putting and aloof. She has a very unfeminine manner and bearing, tends to wear men’s clothing and probably has shorter hair. She makes references to a dark and horrible childhood.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Mr. Paravicini
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The mystery guest, uses an accent (could be Italian or Eastern European/ Hungarian/Russian) and seems intent on provoking a response from everyone to whom he speaks. There is a twinkle in his eye, but also a rather slimy and not at all charming way with younger women.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Sgt. Trotter
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A serious young man out to prevent the crime before it happens. Healthy and vigorous, he is Dragnet’s Joe Friday with an English accent.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -