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This Business of Murder!

By Mike Standing

Directed by Ben Johnson

Monday, October 2, 2023  at 6:30 P.M.

Tuesday, October 3, 2023 at 6:30 P.M.


1077 Lake Dr. Port Washington, WI 53074


Auditions will consist of reading from the script.

             Please bring any/all known conflicts.

             Rehearsals are 3 Evenings per week (no Fridays)

Character Descriptions:

Sir Alan Sweetener The Boss of Sweetener’s Sweet Things (Mr. Nasty 50/60s)
Victoria Sweetener Sir Alan’s dowdy and dotty sister (Stronger of the sisters)
Constance Sweetener Sir Alan’s dowdier and dottier sister (Weak and simpering - rathe silly)
Nick Brewer the company's Accounts Manager (Older Mr. Nice guy!)
Hannah McCanna Purchasing Manager (Likeable - married with family)
Stella Remington Production Manager (Efficient but abrasive - 30/40s)
Angela Darling from the Marketing Department (likeable, single, a worrier - 30/40)                                                                                                                                                             Inspector John Sherlock Police Detective (Seen-it-all-before type -  Any age). (You can guess why.)
Toby Jugge a relatively junior member of staff from the Sales Office (Likeable, enthusiastic - 30/40s) 
Karen Underwood -
Sir Alan's Secretary (Efficient but put-upon - 30/40s)                                                                                                                                                                       Presenter -   Master of ceremonies. (Smart with strong voice - M/F)
Caretaker - (Non-speaking, second act only)s)

Show Synopsis:

Sir Alan Sweetener is part owner of the family business Sweeteners Sweet Things.  He is not a very nice boss, so there's a distinct air of trepidation when he calls the other board members (his sisters) and senior staff together for a meeting  After a bad investment, Alan has lost the company's pension fund and decides to sell the business to a company of *asset-strippers.  Now everyone's future is in question, and all have a motive for murder. 


This show has 3 performances and runs November 17, 18 & 19


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