Pontiac Theatre IV Announces Auditions for Curse of the Werewolf

By on July 27, 2019

Pontiac Theatre IV is pleased to announce auditions for its upcoming comedy, Curse of the Werewolf,” directed by Scott Talas and produced by Gary Essenmacher.

Buzz Haliburton, an entertainer fallen on hard times, is summoned by his mysterious uncles to Gargoyle House, a spooky castle on a lonely New England island. Buzz and his partner, Admiral Byrd (a penguin who tap dances to “Puttin’ on the Ritz”), encounter a bizarre assortment of “family” and “friends.” Colonel Snipes plots to blow up the island while his wife wears evening gowns all day. Little Messalina, the resident child terror, keeps baby piranhas for pets. The menacing housekeeper often appears without her head. Due to a family curse, there is a werewolf in the house, and the gardener is probably insane. Murders abound, lights flicker, and romance blossoms in this crazy spoof written by Tim Kelly.

The Parts Available Are:
Mrs. Grimm … Housekeeper
Joan Tarbucle … Attorney
Little Messalina … Child Terror
Algernon Snipes* … Master of Gargoyle House
Humphrey … Weird Handyman, Mrs. Grimm’s Son
Hushabye … Neighbor With a Leaky Boat
Connie Pigeon … New Governess
Buzz Halliburton … Algernon’s Nephew
Veronica … Colonel Snipes’ Wife, a femme fatale
Colonel Snipes* … A Soldier of Fortune, Gung-ho
Boris … An unexpected guest
Sheriff Birdsong … Investigates Murder
Olga … A Gypsy of the Old School
*The roles of Algernon and Colonel Snipes are played by the same actor.

Please be prepared to read from the script.
Audition Dates:
Sunday, August 4th, 5pm
Monday, August 5th, 7pm
Tuesday, August 6th, 7pm
Waterford Central United Methodist Church
3882 Highland Road
Waterford, Michigan 48328

Performance Dates:
October 25th, 26th, November 1st, November 2nd, 8pm
Pontiac High School
1051 Arlene Ave
Pontiac, MI 48340

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