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Auditions for Dial M For Murder

Announcing open auditions for Dial M For Murder!

July 12 & 13 – 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
No appointments needed.
Prepare a 1-2 minute dramatic monologue (required).

Auditions will be held at Falcon Theatre, 636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY

Callbacks will be July 18, 7:00 pm-9:00 PM
Actors called back will be contacted directly following open auditions on the 13th.  Sides will be provided for callbacks as needed.

Audition Questions:  Send email to auditions@falcontheater.net

Production Dates:  November 4-19, 2016

Character Descriptions:

Tony: M. late 20s/30s. British. A former tennis player, Tony is currently planning an elaborate plan to have his wife murdered. He is a true gentleman, and is NEVER shaken or perturbed. Very good at thinking on his feet, he is cold and calculating, while giving off the demeanor of warmth and friendliness.

Max: M. late 20s/30s. American. An crime writer for television, he is having an affair with Margot and truly loves her. While he is a gentleman, he can be fiery and speak his mind if the situation requires it. A genuine good guy.

Margot: F. Mid 20s/early 30s. British. An heiress, and the wife of Tony. While she conforms to the societal standards of the 50s, she has been having an affair with Max. Fun loving and trusting, but can be a bit sarcastic and overbearing if the situation calls for it. Fight choreography required.

Hubbard: M. 30s/40s. British. The Chief Inspector, Hubbard is immediately able to tell that not everything is as it seems with the case. He is calm and professional, a true British gentleman. Excited by the idea of solving a case.

Lesgate: M. late 20s/30s. British. A former classmate of Tony’s at Cambridge. He has gone from educated student to petty criminal, mostly focusing in conning older women out of their money. While he believes he is a good criminal, he is easily able to be blackmailed. Nervous & jittery, unsuccessfully attempts to be suave and debonair. Fight choreography required.

Cast Announced for Toxic Avenger!

Falcon will open our 2016-2017 season with the cult Broadway hit musical, Toxic Avenger.  Following close on the heels of Cincinnati Comicon and The Cincinnati Comic Expo, we will bring this bigger than life comic book hero to life on our stage.

We have assembled an outstanding cast of local talent for this production:

Melvin Ferd III/The Toxic Avenger – Zach Huffman
Sarah – Katie McCarthy
The Mayor/Ma Ferd – Amy Grace Curtis
Black Dude – DeAndre Smith
White Dude – Robert Breslin

More information soon to come about this exciting show and the rest of our season…!

Auditions for Toxic Avenger!

Audition Dates: May 16-17
Time:  7:00 PM
Location:  Falcon Theatre, 636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY

Falcon Theatre is proud to announce auditions for Toxic Avenger: The Musical, directed by Charlie Russell & music direction by Jay P. Myers.  The show will run September 30 through October 15.  All roles are paid a stipend.

Note:  The role of the Toxic Avenger is already cast.

Available Roles:

Sarah, The Blind Librarian
The classic heroine. Blind. Very sexy and sensual. Always speaks exactly what’s on her mind. An aspiring writer of graphic romance novels.
Gender: female Age: 20’s to 30’s
Vocal range top: E5 Vocal range bottom: G3

Mayor Babs Belgoody / Ma Ferd / Nun
As the Mayor, she is corrupt and scheming. Accepts loads of cash in return for storing the toxic waste. Set on one day being the governor of New Jersey by any means necessary.  The Mayor and Ma Ferd sing a duet “together”.
Gender: female Age: 40s to 50s
Vocal range top: G5 Vocal range bottom: G3

Black Dude
Appears as numerous supporting roles, both male and female, such as Professor Ken, Sluggo the bully, Little Old Lady, and Shinequa the friend.  Physically versatile with strong dialects.
Gender: male Age: 20s to 40s
Vocal range top: D6 Vocal range bottom: A3

White Dude
Appears as numerous supporting roles, both male and female, such as Dr. Fishbein, Bozo the bully, Sal the cop, and Lorenzo the hairdresser.  Physically versatile with strong dialects.
Gender: male Age: 20s to 40s
Vocal range top: B5 Vocal range bottom: A3

For auditions please prepare:
16-32 bars of a song, with sheet music, in the style of the show (rock). No a capella auditions will be permitted.
Be prepared to participate in cold readings from the script and wear comfortable clothing for movement auditions.

Questions? Please contact Charlie Russell at directorchas@gmail.com.

Up next: Next Fall

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By Geoffrey Nauffts

Next Fall takes a witty and provocative look at faith, commitment and unconditional love. While the play’s central story focuses on the five-year relationship between Adam and Luke, Next Fall goes beyond a typical love story. This timely and compelling new American play forces us all to examine what it means to “believe” and what it might cost us not to.

Directed by Tara Williams & Clint Ibele
Adam – Brian Anderson
Luke – Matthew Wilson
Holly – Lauren Carr
Brandon – Michael Monks
Arlene – Tracy M. Schoster
Butch – Allen R. Middleton

Falcon Welcomes Cincy Fringe Festival Encores!

TPTFalcon Welcomes an encore performance from the Cincy Fringe Festival to our theater.  Produced by Know Theatre, Falcon is pleased to bring this encore production to Northern Kentucky.

Paul Strickland’s Trailer-Park Trilogy are the greatest magical-realist trailer-park fairy-tale musical comedies ever!
Come on over and visit Big-Fib Trailer-Park cul-de-sac and the famous Pea Punching Plant (where workers punch green peas until they’re black-eyed.)  Rave reviews and sold out houses at festivals all over the US and Canada!

Want to see ALL THREE? Buy a Trilogy Pass HERE (or any combination of tickets)! (https://know.tixato.com/buy/pass/8267)

PLEASE NOTE: All performances will occur at Falcon Theatre!

The first show each night begins at 8:00.  The second begins at 9:15.

Ain’t True and Uncle False
Step Right Up! Hear how they make black-eyed peas by punching green peas! Hear about Siamese Twins that ain’t the same age! Trailer-park fairy tales for adults!
Papa Squat’s Store of Sorts
An epic olde-timey love story! With songs! A romance between Rue Morazhit and Papa Squat, famous false-badour and possessor of the world’s greatest future-telling kneecap!
Tales Too Tall for Trailers
Impressing your trailer-park family is hard.  Especially when they’re make-believe. A comedy.  With songs! And shadow puppets! And clothespins!  And Erika Kate MacDonald!

Beauty Queen of Leenane

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By Martin McDonagh

Set in the mountains of Connemara, County Galway, The Beauty Queen Of Leenane tells the darkly comic tale of Maureen Folan, a plain and lonely woman in her early forties, and Mag, her manipulative aging mother, whose interference in Maureen’s first and possibly final chance of a loving relationship sets in motion a train of events that leads inexorably towards the play’s terrifying dénouement.

 “The opening night audience was fixated on the action, audibly responding to what was happening on stage with gasps, laughs, and genuine emotion. Any play that can do that is magic.” – The Sappy Critic

Read The Sappy Critic review

Directed by Ed Cohen
Tracy M. Schoster
Tara Williams
Simon Powell
Craig Branch

This show contains adult subject matter!

Performance Dates: March 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 31, April 1, & 2, 2016
All performances at 8:00 PM