Auditions for “Miracle on 34th Street”

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Auditions for the Bedford Little Theatre production of “Miracle on 34th Street-The Play” will be held on Tuesday, October 13 and Thursday, October 15 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the theatre, located at 1704 Brian Lane Way.  The play is based on the popular 20th Century Fox motion picture.

Director Jack May will be casting for three main male and two main female roles, 14 smaller roles for males and females, one young girl, and many roles for children.  No preparation for auditions is needed.

The production will be presented for five performances on December 11, 12, 13, 18, and 19, 2015.  For more information, contact or 812-279-3009 or visit the theater’s website at

“A Murder is Announced” Audition Notice

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Auditions for the first production of the 2015-16 season “A Murder is Announced” will be held at the theater on Thursday, August 13 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday,  August 15 at 3:30 p.m. -5:00 p.m.    The play is adapted by Leslie Darbon from a story by Agatha Christie.  Performances will be in October

Roles are available for 5 men and 7 women ages 18 and up.  There are no roles for children in this production. The play is under the direction of Joe Voris.  Actors will need to have British accents for the performances.  Those auditioning will only need to attend one of the audition times and there is no preparation needed.

Those interested in auditioning should sign up here.

The theater is located at 1704 Brian Lane Way in Bedford, Indiana.


Character Descriptions

Miss Marple: Miss Marple is overly inquisitive, grandmotherly, but shrewd. Amateur detective. (Age: 60–70)

Letitia Blacklock: Owner of Little Paddocks, Letitia is attractive. She has clearly looked after her figure and features. She has taken in Bunny as well as Julia, Patrick and Phillipa. Reserved and opinionated. (Age: 45–50)

Inspector Craddock: Craddock is the local police inspector. He is serious and business oriented. (Age: 50)

Julia Simmons: Julia is staying with her Aunt Lettie. She is studying pharmacy. Beautiful but difficult. (Age: 22-24)

Patrick Simmons: Julia’s brother, Patrick is a very handsome young man. A jokester, fights with Julia. (Age: 25–26)

Dora Bunner: Dora is Lettie’s school chum who has become her companion. Befuddled and laughable. (Age: 45–50)

Mitzi: Lettie’s cook, Mitzi is dark and mid-European or Asian (e.g. Hungarian, Romanian, Yugoslavian, Chinese etc.). She is explosive, if not paranoid but is very funny. (Age: 25–26)

Phillipa Haymes: Tall, rather elegant looking, blonde, and classy, Phillipa is a war widow with a young son. (Age: 26)

Edmund Swettenham: A serious young man with pretensions of being a writer, Edmund is dark and foreign looking, though very British. Embarrassed by his mother. He is interested in Phillipa. (Age: 26–27)

Mrs. Swettenham: Mrs. Swettenham is new to the village, she is very pushy but easily flustered. (Age: 58–60)

Sergeant Mellors: Mellors is Craddock’s assistant. Sometimes not too bright but diligent. (Age: 25–30)

Rudi Scherz: Rudi is a young Swiss national. (Age: 20-21)


Auditions for “Don’t Drink the Water” March 9 and 10

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Try-outs for “Don’t Drink the Water” are coming up! Monday, March 9th and Tuesday, March 10th, at 7 pm, at the Theatre. There are parts of 4 women and 6 men, and 6 parts that can be men or women. Some of them are younger adults, others are older–we need an old priest, a heavy-set sultan, a classy ambassador, and so on. There will need to be some interesting accents too–New Jersey accents, Russian accents, even Arabian accents. (There are only adult parts, no parts for kids, sorry guys!) What do you need for try-outs, you might ask? Everyone needs to come prepared to tell 3 jokes, one of them needs to be a story. (I want to see how each actor handles comedy and delivery.) We will also do some reading together to match up characters. You will not need to come to both nights, but you are welcome. LTB veterans and new comers–come make this awesome!!!!