2019 Productions

We hope you join us for our first FULL season at The Spotlight Theatre in 2019!

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“A Gentleman’s Guide To Love & Murder”

Open Auditions for A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder November 11th at 2:00PM.

Director: Brent Tubbs
Musical Director: Karl Bodenbender

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS
Please join us at The Spotlight Theatre (1800 7th Avenue, Moline) for auditions on Sunday, November 11th at 2pm.
-Please prepare a 32 bar piece from a musical of your choice and bring the sheet music with you, labeled for the accompanist. 
-Please also be prepared to read from the script 
-Bring a headshot and resume, if you have one
-All auditioners must be at least 18 at the time of auditions. 
-If for some reason you cannot attend the general auditions and would like to submit a video, please contact us at info@thespotlighttheatreqc.com; however we STRONGLY encourage you to attend the audition. 

PERFORMANCE DATES:
February 14, 15, 16, 22, 23 at 7:30pm
February 17th and 24th at 2pm

REHEARSALS:
Rehearsals will begin January 5th and will run Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from 6-8:30 and Saturdays from 12-3. 
Tech week begins Sunday, February 10th and there will be a pickup rehearsal on February 21st. 

DESIGNING POSITIONS:
We are currently seeking out the following technical designers and crew for this production:
Stage Manager
Set Design
Sound Design
Lighting Design
Props
Backstage Crew
If you are interested in a technical position, please contact us at info@thespotlighttheatreqc.com

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS:

Montague "Monty" Navarro
Handsome, clever, charismatic, vulnerable and endearing. Discovers he is in line to become the Earl of Highhurst, and intends to kill off the family that stands in his way. 
Gender: Male

Miss Shingle
Monty's unexpected visitor. 
Gender: Female

Sibella Hallward
The girl Monty loves. 
Gender: Female

Phoebe D'Ysquith
Monty's cousin. 
Gender: Female

The D'Ysquith Family
*Asquith D'Ysquith, Jr., a dandy
*Lord Adlabert D'Ysquith, Eighth Earl of Highhurst
*Reverend Lord Ezekiel D'Ysquith, a clergyman
*Lord Adlabert D'Ysquith, Sr., an elderly banker
*Henry D'Ysquith, a country squire
*Lady Hyacinth D'Ysquith, a benefactress
*Major Lord Bartholomew D'Ysquith, a bodybuilder
*Lady Salome D'Ysquith Pumphrey, an actress
*Chauncey D'Ysquith, a janitor
* These roles all played by one actor
Gender: Male

Ensemble of 6:

WOMAN #1: Mourner; Tour Guide; Ancestral Portrait; Skater; Bridesmaid; Pub Owner's Wife; Mrs. Pebworth; Phoebe's Maid; 3rd Newsboy; Tailor; Selina Chard (Servant); Flower Girl

WOMAN #2: Mourner; Tourist; Ancestral Portrait; Skater; Bridesmaid; Mrs. Hetherington; 4th Newsboy; Tailor; Lady Eugenia D'Qsquith; Flower Girl

WOMAN #3: Mourner; Sibella's Maid; Tourist; Ancestral Portrait; Miss Evangeline Barley; Bridesmaid; Miss Hayes; Tailor; Hilda (Servant); Flower Girl

MAN #1: Mourner; Tourist; Ancestral Portrait; 2nd Clerk; Skater; Tailor; Groomsman; Tom Copley; Dr. Brownlee; 1st Newsboy; Weight Lifter; 3rd Actor; Ancestral Bust; Walter (Servant); Dr. Pettibone (Medical Examiner); Prison Guard

MAN #2: Mourner; Tourist; Ancestral Portrait; 1st Clerk; Skater; Tailor; Groomsman; Pub Owner; Mr. Cross; 2nd Newsboy; Weight Lifter; 1st Actor; Lord Asquith's Physician; Ancestral Bust; Mr. Waters (Servant); Chief Inspector Pinckney

MAN #3: Mourner; Tourist; Ancestral Portrait; Skater; Tailor; Groomsman; Pub Patron; Henry's Employee; Mr. Goodsall; 2nd Actor; Alfred Gorby (Butler); Lord High Steward (voiceover); Magistrate