Auditions: Murder at Cafe Noir

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Auditions for Wells Community Theater's next production will take place on Friday, February 16, 2018 from 5:00-9:00pm in the lower level of the Arts, Commerce & Visitors Centre. Performance dates are April 6-8, 2018. 

About the show:
This ’40s detective story come to life features Rick Archer, P.I., out to find a curvaceous runaway on the forgotten island of Mustique, a place stuck in a black-and-white era. The owner of the Cafe Noir has washed ashore, murdered, and Rick’s quarry was the last person seen with him. Rick employs his hard-boiled talents to find the killer. Was it the French madame and club manager, the voodoo priestess, the shyster British attorney, the black marketeer, or the femme fatale? The audience votes twice on what they want Rick to do next, and these decisions change the flow of this comic tribute to the Bogart era.

Characters:
RICK ARCHER - a private eye who's always wanted to be Bogart or Mitchum in one of those 40s film noir movies, and has not gotten his chance.
MADAM TOREAU - a lady who's seen it all while managing the Cafe Noir - where everything is for sale.
SHEILA WONDERLY - her real name is Sheilda Schickelmeier. Once a spoiled rich girl, she took a job at Cafe Noir and learned about life the hardest way of all, becoming hardened in the process.
ANTHONY CAIRO - a dealer in the black market working Cafe Noir to avoid the St. Vincent police. He has two scars, one on either side of his face.
MARIE LARUE - the Creole illegitimate daughter of a Voodoo priestess and a St. Vincent's political figure. She sells spells and fortunes at Cafe Noir.
SIMON GUTTERMAN - a British barrister who lost his standing when he became implicated in a scandal of having affairs with wealthy female clients. He now caters to the clientele of Cafe Noir. Simon is always looking for a quick way to make it to the top.
THURSBY - a two bit gun runner.
VANGILDER - a Dutch blackmailer.
RIGFIELD - a British cop from St. Vincent.


Auditions: Honk! Jr.

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Auditions for Wells Community Theater's production of Honk! Jr. will take place on Saturday, May 12, from 9am to 12pm. This production is for students ages 8-18. Students should be prepared to sing an audition song. Pianist/sound system for accompaniment will be provided. No theater experience is required to audition! Come join us for this fun summer show.

About the show:
Ugly looks quite a bit different from his darling duckling brothers and sisters. The other animals on the farm are quick to notice and point this out, despite his mother's protective flapping. Feeling rather foul about himself, the little fowl finds himself on an adventure of self-discovery, all the while unknowingly outwitting a very hungry Cat. Along the way, Ugly meets a whole flock of unique characters and finds out being different is not a bad thing to be.

Adapted for young performers, and with a score by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe (Mary Poppins), Honk! Jr. is a heartwarming celebration of being different, with sparkling wit and a unique charm.