Murder Room

Season: 2023 Main Stage Season

Author: Jack Sharkey

Director: Ruth Miller Hasty

Genre: Murder Mystery Comedy

Location: Winder Cultural Arts Center


A fabulous mystery farce concerning newly-weds Edgar and Mavis … Two days after their wedding Edgar discovers that Mavis - a nasty piece of work - is being unfaithful. After her first attempt to kill him by poisoning his cocoa when the cat dies instead, Mavis resorts to shooting him and then returning to her lover. Chaos and complications reign when it transpires that the shots were blanks and that Edgar's body has vanished...

Show Dates

  • October 13, 2023 7:30 pm
  • October 14, 2023 7:30 pm
  • October 15, 2023 3:00 pm
  • October 20, 2023 7:30 pm
  • October 21, 2023 7:30 pm
  • October 22, 2023 3:00 pm

Audition Dates

  • August 21, 2023 6:30 pm
  • August 22, 2023 6:30 pm

Audition Details

WBCT is excited to announce auditions for "Murder Room". They will be held at the Winder Cultural Arts Center on August 21 and 22 at 6:30 pm. The first read through will be August 24th.

Please bring a current photo and a calendar so you can list any schedule conflicts. The audition will be a cold reading from the script. Information on all of the roles can be found below.

Cast needs are 3 males and 3 females.

EDGAR HOLLISTER* - member of the landed gentry (40s-60s)
MAVIS TEMPLETON - his very recent bride (30s)
MRS. LOTTIE MOLLOY - their housekeeper (age is flexible)
JAMES CRANDALL - an inspector of police (age is flexible)
ABEL HOWARD* - a police constable (40s-60s)
SUSAN HOLLISTER - Edgar's daughter (early 20s)
BARRY DRAPER - Susan's American fiance (early 20s)

Edgar & Abel will be performed by same actor.


Community Service Recipient


Back to list of shows