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Casting call for Stage 212's 'The Game's Afoot'

LASALLE — Director Larry Kelsey has announced auditions for the final production of Stage 212’s 2019 season, “The Game’s Afoot,” the ingenious and hilarious mystery/thriller/farce by Ken Ludwig, will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, and Saturday, Aug. 24, at the theater, 700 First St. in LaSalle.

It is December 1936, and Broadway star William Gillette, admired the world over for his leading role in the play “Sherlock Holmes,” has invited his fellow cast members to his Connecticut castle for a weekend of revelry. But when one of the guests is stabbed to death, the festivities in this isolated house of tricks and mirrors quickly turn dangerous.

Kelsey will be casting one man and one woman able to play 25-30, two men and three women able to play 40-50, and one woman able to play 70-75. Those auditioning will be asked to read selected passages from the script.

Perusal scripts are available by visiting the Stage 212 ticket office during regular hours, 4 to 6 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Familiarity with the script is not required to audition. For more information, visit www.stage212.org or the Stage 212 Audition page on Facebook. "The Game’s Afoot" will be presented Nov. 8-17.

Stage 212 auditions are open to all regardless of prior theatrical experience.

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