Knaresborough Players Casting Call – I’ll Be Back Before Midnight

3 August 2022

The Knaresborough Players will be presenting their production of “I’ll Be Back Before Midnight,” a comedy thriller by Peter Colley, at the Frazer Theatre, Knaresborough from 19th to 22nd October. The play will be directed by Colin Beveridge, who will also take the role of George. This will be the first drama offering from the Knaresborough Players since Autumn 2019 and promises to be an exciting show.

Jan is a young wife recovering from a nervous disorder. She and her husband rent a remote cabin from an odd farmer who delights in telling gruesome ghost stories. Then the husband’s strange sister arrives, and all manner of frightening events occur. What happens to fragile Jan as bodies appear and disappear give this classic thriller its tremendously frightening impact.
There will be a full read-through of the play at 7.30pm on Wednesday 10th August at The Frazer Theatre, Knaresborough. All are welcome to attend and discuss the on-stage and off-stage opportunities for getting involved in the production.

Open Auditions for the roles of Greg Sanderson (a Ph.D. student, mid-twenties); Jan Sanderson (Greg’s wife, early twenties) and Laura Sanderson (Greg’s sister, late twenties, early thirties) will be held on 23rd and 25th August. Please note that you do not need to be a member of the Knaresborough Players to audition, but you will need to join if successful.

The cast will then rehearse on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7.30pm to 10pm, commencing 1st September.

Director, Colin Beveridge, said

This is an exciting play with some interesting technical challenges. I’m looking forward to building a strong team both on and off stage to create a memorable show.

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