Peninsula Players

Audition Information

All auditions begin at 7:00 pm and no appointment is required, unless otherwise noted. Auditions are held in Memory Hall at Trinity United Church

100 Main Street West Grimsby,
Ontario L3M 1R7

Upcoming Auditions…

The Game’s Afoot

Date: June 5th and 6th, 2024

Written by: Ken Ludwig

Directed by: Francesca Brugnano

Show Dates: November 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24

Story: A glittering whodunit set on Christmas Eve, 1936: William Gillette, an actor famous for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes, has invited his fellow castmates to his Connecticut castle for a weekend of revelry. When one of the guests is stabbed to death, the festivities quickly turn dangerous. Then it’s up to Gillette himself, as he assumes the persona of his beloved Holmes, to track down the killer before the next victim appears.


Seeking 3 Male and 5 Female actors

WILLIAM GILLETTE/SHERLOCK – Male, Late 30s-50s A charming and energetic actor famous for playing Sherlock Holmes.

FELIX GEISEL/MORIARTY – Male, Late 30s-50s Sarcastic and melodramatic, married to Madge. (*Physicality note: will need to be able to drag a body around the stage)

SIMON BRIGHT – Male, 20s-30s Lovable and naive, he is a young actor with big dreams.

MARTHA GILLETTE – Female, 60s+Clever, fierce, and occasionally dotty, she is Gillette’s mother. 

MADGE GEISEL – Female, Late 30s-50s Wry, clever, and passionate leading lady. She is married to Felix.

AGGIE WHEELER – Female, 20s-30s A kindly and gentle young actress with a tragic past. 

DARIA CHASE – Female, 30s-60s Acerbic theatre critic, flamboyant and scene-stealing.

INSPECTOR GORING – Female, 30s-60s Eccentric investigator with a passion for all things Sherlock. (UK accent suggested but not required)

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