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Auditions: Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery


Raleigh Little Theatre will be holding auditions for Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery on Monday, February 11 and Tuesday, February 12 with callbacks on Wednesday, February 13. The production will be directed by Jeremy Skidmore and will be performed in the Cantey V. Sutton Theatre.

A note about the director: Patrick Torres was originally slated to direct this production, but he has chosen to step aside to focus on West Side Story in Concert and Pippin. Patrick chose Jeremy Skidmore to direct Baskerville because of their long standing working relationship and Jeremy’s wealth of experience. You can read more about Jeremy below.

Important dates

Auditions: Monday and Tuesday February 11 and 12. Registration from 6:30pm in the Sutton Theatre Lobby. Please sign up for an audition slot on our SignupGenius page.

Callbacks: February 13 at 7:00pm in the Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre

First cast meeting: Monday March 4, 7:00pm to 10:00pm

No conflicts after March 24th. No more than 5 conflicts for the entire duration of the rehearsal process.

Preview: Thursday April 11

Opening: Friday April 12

Performances: April 12 – April 28 in the Cantey V. Sutton Theatre

Strike: April 28 following the 3:00pm performance. All actors are expected to participate in strike.

About the show

The male heirs of the Baskerville line are being eliminated one by one. To find their ingenious killer, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson must brave the desolate moors before a family curse dooms its newest heir. Watch as the intrepid investigators try to escape a dizzying web of clues, silly accents, and elaborate disguises. Full of humor, horror, and plenty of stage magic, this kooky and spooky caper will have you howling with laughter.

To learn more about the show and purchase tickets, see the Baskerville show page.

About the director

Jeremy Skidmore has directed, produced, and/or taught all over the United States as well as Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America. He currently serves as the Artistic Director of RhinoLeap Productions based in Asheboro, NC. Jeremy’s other leadership positions include serving as Associate Artistic Director of the Worldwide Art Collective based in Taiwan, the Artistic Director of Theater Alliance of Washington, DC, the Artistic Producer of the nationally renowned Source Festival, the co-Founder and President of the Capital Talent Agency, and the Artistic Director of the Malibu Playhouse. He was based in Washington, DC for fourteen years where his productions there were nominated for 34 Helen Hayes Awards. During that same period of time, he served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and taught as a guest artist at The Globe Theatre in London, The International Theater Academy of Norway in Oslo, The Institute for Dramatic Arts in Tokyo, and The Village School in Kilimanjaro. He has a BFA in directing from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and an MBA from American University in Washington, DC.

About the roles

These roles are also open to all ethnicities and identities.

Sherlock Holmes

Doctor Watson

Actor One – plays a variety of roles including Dr. Mortimer, Lucy, Barrymore, Stapleton and others

Actor Two – plays a variety of roles including Sir Charles, Daisy, Sir Hugo, Sir Henry and others

Actor Three – plays a variety of roles including Mrs. Hudson, Mrs. Clayton, Mrs. Barrymore, Miss Stapleton and others

About the auditions

Please sign up for an audition slot on our SignupGenius page.

Please prepare a monologue no longer than 90 seconds to perform for the first round of auditions.

Callback list will be posted on the RLT website by Noon on Wednesday, February 13. Callbacks will be Wednesday, February 13 at 7:00 pm in the Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre.

Audition forms

Interested in auditioning? Here are some forms to fill out and bring with you to auditions:

Contact Patrick Torres at patrick@nullraleighlittletheatre.org with any questions.