Casting Call


Agatha Christie

Adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig

Produced by

Emily M. Muller

Directed by:
Michael A. Muller

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Director Mike Muller is seeking the following:

5 Adult Males
5 Adult Females
Ages: 20’s – 70’s+



Age Range


Hercule Poirot

(French accent)


40’s – 60’s

Famous Belgian detective; a “Big” personality; authoritative, witty, charismatic and slightly pompous; driven to find the answers, good or bad, with a strong moral sense; very aware of his ability and his well- deserved reputation.

Monsieur Bouc

(French accent)


30’s – 60’s

A Belgian gentleman of good humor; playful, proud, generous; a predilection for grandeur; a whirlwind of energy; must be an excellent comedian.

Colonel Arbuthnot

(Scottish accent)

Samuel Ratchett



30’s – 40’s

One actor will play two roles. Colonel Arbuthnot: Scotsman, also middle aged, handsome, very matter of fact, occasionally tender; must have great comic timing.

Samuel Ratchett: middle-aged American businessman, evil at heart and frightening, brusque, unforgiving, stern demeanor; pushy, and domineering.

Helen Hubbard

(Minnesota accent)


40’s – 70’s

An outspoken and flamboyant American from the Midwest; jovial, obnoxious, domineering, deliciously nosy and brash; unapologetic; must be an excellent comedienne. Also sings.  Please familiarize yourself with the song “Alexander’s Ragtime Band”.

Countess Andrenyi

(Hungarian accent)


30’s – 50’s

Brilliantly beautiful, like something out of a fairytale; impeccably put together, with a warmth that wins over everyone she meets; her delicacy belies a steely edge; she is no wilting flower.

Mary Debenham

(English accent)


20’s – 30’s

An English beauty; a governess, capable yet romantic; a sadness around her eyes and a hardness about her person.

Princess Dragomiroff

(Russian accent)


40’s – 70’s

a Russian dowager; very formal, a sweeping, impressive presence; imperial, impatient.  Everyone knows when she enters the room.  More battle axe than princess.

Hector MacQueen



20’s – 50’s

Tightly wound, edgy and nervous; he seems to always be on the verge of falling apart or coming unwound.  Assistant to Samuel Ratchett.

Michel the Conductor

(French accent)

Head Waiter

(Turkish accent)


20’s – 50’s

One actor will play two roles. Michel: a good-looking Frenchman, with a quiet, almost grave sense of humor; unfailingly polite.

Marcel: a Turkish waiter, snooty, smooth; must have great comic timing.  (Accent is a plus but not a deal breaker.)

Greta Ohlsson

(Swedish accent)


20’s – 60’s

Inherently odd, and very devout Swedish woman; a frightened, sheeplike quality; must be an excellent comedienne with an impeccable Swedish accent.


Auditions will be held at the


Located at 689 Amwell Road, Hillsborough

Directions to SVP

Sunday, December 3rd
at 6:00 PM
Monday, December 4th

at 7:00 PM

Call backs, if necessary

Wednesday, December 6th

at 7PM

The show runs Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 2 pm
March 8th through March 24th.

 Character Monologues

Side A : Mary, Arbuthnot, MacQueen

 Side B: Countess, Poirot, Bouc

Side C: Princess, Poirot, Greta, MacQueen, Bouc

 Side D: (A) Hubbard, Michel (B) Hubbard, Bouc

Side E: Ratchett, Poirot, Countess

 Side F: Bouc

Side G: Waiter, Poirot, Bouc

 Alexander’s Ragtime Band (Song)



Character monologues, audition sides, and music for auditions are linked above.  Please dress in comfortable clothing for improvisational exercises.  For those auditioning for Mrs. Helen Hubbard, please familiarize yourself with the song “Alexander’s Ragtime Band”.