AUDITIONS: Arsenic and Old Lace

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August 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Carrollwood Cultural Center
4537 Lowell Rd
Tampa, FL 33618
Aaron Washington

Arsenic-and-Old-Lace---black-stacked-reverse-webWritten by Joseph Kesselring

Performed by MAS Community Theatre

Directed by Katie Castonguay & Aaron Washington


  • Wednesday, August 8 / 6-9 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 9 / 6-9 p.m.
Auditions are open, no appointment needed, and will consist of cold readings from the script. Please bring a resume and head shot to auditions. Newcomers are welcome. 
  • Friday, October 19 / 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 20 / 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 21 / 2 p.m.
  • Friday, October 26 / 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 27 / 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 28 / 2 p.m.
Male and female actors, ages 18 – 60, to fill all roles:
  • Mortimer Brewster (M) 25-30: The slightly neurotic nephew to Abby and Martha Brewster, who must come face to face with his maniac brother, Jonathon, 
  • Elaine Harper (F) 20s: Mortimer’s pretty, independent girlfriend
  • Abby Brewster (F) 50+: One of the two insane “Brewster Aunts” who believes murdering lonely old men to be an act of charity. 
  • Martha Brewster (F) 50+: The other insane “Brewster Aunt” who serves as Abby’s partner in crime. 
  • Jonathon Brewster (M) 40+: Mortimer’s evil, maniac brother, who because of numerous plastic surgeries bears a striking resemblance to Boris Karloff. 
  • Dr. Einstein (M) 40+: Jonathon’s partner in crime, who hopes that they will be able to turn the Brewster house into an evil laboratory. 
  • Teddy Brewster (M) 40s: The kindhearted brother to Mortimer and Jonathon…who honestly believes that he is President Theodore Roosevelt. 
  • Mr. Witherspoon (M) 40+: The caretaker of Happy Dale Sanitarium. May double with Mr. Gibbs. 
  • Officer O’Hara (M) 20+: The determined police officer who is also an aspiring playwright. 
  • Lieutenant Rooney (M) 35+: A police officer who aids Mortimer in his fight against Jonathon. 
  • Mr. Gibbs (M) 50+: A lonely little old man who nearly falls victim to the aunts’ charity. may double with Mr. Witherspoon. 
  • Reverend Dr. Harper (M) 50s: Father to Elaine. The minister who runs the church next door to the Brewster house. 
  • Officers Brophy & Klein 18 – 35