Lagniappe Productions

 

MEIN SHAFT by Lagniappe Productions

An Interactive Comedy, Wild West Murder Mystery

Texas Star Dinner Theater (NON-EQUITY) – www.texasstardinnertheater.com

 

Voted “Best Entertainment in Texas” by Texas Meetings + Events Magazine and Reader’s Choice “Best Theater Troupe” by Fort Worth Weekly, the Texas Star Dinner Theater is an award-winning comedy murder mystery dinner theater located in downtown Grapevine, and we’re looking for talented actors for our main season show!

 

AUDITION INFO:  Actors must be 21 years of age or older. This is a call for submissions.  Auditions are by appointment only.  Please submit headshot/resume to auditions@lagniappeproductions.com. Submission deadline is Thursday, December 14th at 2pm.  If we are interested in inviting you to the audition you will receive a detailed email with instructions.

 

REHEARSALS: Rehearsals will be Monday-Thursday weeknights between January 2- 18, 2018.  Exact dates discussed at audition.

 

PERFORMANCE DATES:  January 19 – November 10, 2018. Performance dates are divided among three casts.  Public performances are every Friday & Saturday nights. Private show dates vary but may include both weekday and weekend performances. Daytime availability and flexibility is a plus.  February 10th is a required performance date.

 

CASTING: Three actors are cast per character.  We are seeking one female for the role of Kit Schmidt. 

 

PAY: $100 per show 

 

 

SYNOPSIS: Grab your shovels and watch your step! A millionaire silver miner, Mr. J. Schmidt, has been murdered and Marshal Jim Courtright must dig for clues to find out who got the shaft. Could it be Kit, the dim-witted wife who mysteriously left town years ago? Or maybe it was Katherine, the new gentle lady in town with a special interest in silver? Perhaps the eccentric Scotsman McPhiggis was aiming to get revenge. Or could it be that gambler, Snake Eyes Roulette, has more than aces up his sleeves?  It’s a safe bet that with a cast of suspects as dangerous as a runaway mine car filled with black powder trouble is bound to explode!

 

CHARACTER: Kit Schmidt: (Female, Age: 20s-40s) The wife of millionaire silver miner John Schmidt, Kit is the sister of Katherine, together otherwise known as the “Kit Kat Dolls.” She’s not the brightest crayon in the box, but she sure is colorful!

 

 

Best regards,

Paula Eyre

 

 

 

Paula Signature File 2017_August Update

SYNOPSIS: Grab your shovels and watch your step! A millionaire silver miner, Mr. J. Schmidt, has been murdered and Marshal Jim Courtright must dig for clues to find out who got the shaft. Could it be Kit, the dim-witted wife who mysteriously left town years ago? Or maybe it ws Katherine, the new gentle lady in town with a special interest in silver? Perhaps the eccentric Scotsman McPhiggis was aiming to get revenge. Or could it be that gambler, Snake Eyes Roulette, has more than aces up his sleeves?  It’s a safe bet that with a cast of suspects as dangerous as a runaway mine car filled with black powder trouble is bound to explode!