By Agatha Christie

Directed by Bruce R. Coleman


Audition Dates:

Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 2:00–5:00 PM at the Irving Arts Center

Monday, January 8, 7:00–10:00 PM at the Irving Arts Center

Callbacks (if needed): Wednesday, January 10, 7:00–10:00 PM

Click here to make and audition appointment. Auditions will consist of reading sides from the play.


For more information, contact info@irvingtheatre.org.


Performance Dates:

March 16-31, 2018


About the Show:

Leonard Vole is on trial for the grisly murder of esteemed London socialite Emily French. While facing these vicious allegations, only one thing stands between Leonard and the end of a rope…his wife. Will she come to his defense even though she is a witness for the prosecution? Or will her testimony be the evidence that hangs him? This chilling courtroom thriller unfolds one biting detail at a time, twisting your perceptions of fact and fiction.


Character Breakdown:

Each character speaks with an English accent except Romaine, who is German.

  • Greta (Female) 20s — an office assistant.
  • Carter/Judge (Female) 30s 40s
  • Mr Mayhew, a solicitor 30s 40s
  • Leonard Vole 20s
  • Sir Wilfrid Robarts, QC 40s up
  • Inspector Hearne/Policeman 30s up
  • Romaine (Female) 20s 30s — an actress. Speaks with a German accent.
  • Clerk/ Usher (Female) 20s up
  • Mr Justice Wainright 30s up
  • Mr Myers, QC/Plain Clothes Police 20s up
  • Court Stenographer (Female) 20s up
  • Warder/Plain Clothes Police 20s up
  • First Barrister (Male or Female) 30s
  • Second Barrister (Male or Female) 30s
  • Dr. Wyatt, a Police Surgeon (Male or Female) 40s up
  • Janet MacKenzie 40s — a housekeeper.
  • Mrs. Clegg, a laboratory assistant (Female) 30s up
  • The Other Woman 20s 30s. Speaks with a cockney accent



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Funded in part by the City of Irving through the Irving Arts Board.

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