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Live Theater at Oak St. in April

This performance contains two shows tied together by the announcer.: A Sherlock Holmes Radio Mystery and A Matter of Husbands. Auditions are February 28 from 2 to 4 pm and March 1 from 6 to 8 pm at the Oak Street Theater, 115 E. Oak Street, Bowling Green, OH. You must wear a mask and we will be social distanced. To facilitate this, please sign up for a time slot by clicking this link: http://bit.ly/BSPRadioHour. Those wishing to audition should be prepared to cold read from the script. Fill out the Audition form and the Waiver of Liability/Media forms and bring them to auditions.

Rehearsals will be done by Zoom. Performances will be live at the Oak Street Theater on April 23, 24, at 7:30 pm and April 25 at 2 pm. If you have questions, contact the director Inge Klopping at ikloppi@bgsu.edu.

Here is the list of roles needed:

Announcer
Sherlock Holmes
Watson
Irene Adler
Mrs. Hudson
The King
Maid
Famous Actress
Earnest Young Women

A Sherlock Holmes Radio Mystery
Adapted by Jon Jory
Produced by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Service, Denver, Colorado

Synopsis:

When Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous sleuth enlists the help of his doctor friend to reclaim incriminating photographic evidence of a king’s past relationship, Sherlock Holmes finds himself faced with a puzzle he cannot solve — his own feelings for the very woman he’s investigating, Irene Adler.  He admires her for her wit and cunning, but do his feelings run deeper even as he’s hired by the king to retrieve the photo from her possession?

A Matter of Husbands
A play in one-act
By Ferenc Molnar
Translated by Benjamin Glazer

Script is available online to read at http://one-act-plays.com/comedies/matter_of_husbands.html

Synopsis:

An earnest young women has come to see a famous actress and beg her to release her husband from the actress’s spell. Of course, the actress has no idea what the young women is talking about. Eventually, the actress puts the young woman’s mind at ease. But…

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