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Auditions for One Act Play "The Irish Murderer"

Auditions for One Act Play "The Irish Murderer"

Auckland, NZ
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Dolphin Theatre is very excited to announce the line-up for our

2021 One Act Play Season!

After the success of our One Act Festival in 2018 we’ve decided to go BIG!!.....

This year we have 6 exciting plays being presented by 6 new directors* over 2 nights alternating across 2 weeks.

Auditions will be on Saturday January 23rd.

1. THE IRISH MURDERER by Tom G. Robertson
Directed by Simon Foley

It was a dreadful rainy night when Paddy Noonan knocked on the door at Michael O'Hanlon's cottage in the Northern Irish countryside outside of Ulster. Paddy drew a pistol from his coat and announced, with a bit of a grim smile, that he'd come "to kill ya". Noonan had set out on this fearsome Irish night to avenge the death of his brother, killed in a pub bombing by O'Hanlon and the IRA. The two-man play that ensues is filled with a comic irony and the tragic absurdity of the bitter cycle of violence between Protestant and Catholic in Northern Ireland.

Note: Both roles have stage fighting and falls to the ground. We will be having professionals help with

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Rehearsals TBC
One weeknight from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sundays from TBC

Season: 9th - 24th April 2021 (Alternating nights)

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - Community Theatre

Collaborations should create mutual benefit and are usually amateur, student or 'Time for Print' projects.

Michael O’Hanlon

Catholic. Served seven years in prison during the Internment. Married but wife left him for a Scottish man and took their children with her. Has killed for the cause. Or, has he?

Male, aged 40 to 60

  • Accents: Irish

Applications closed 25 January 2021.

Paddy Noonan

Protestant. Married to Margaret. Brother to Eddie Noonan, murdered in a pub bombing by the IRA. Uncle to Caitlin and Stephen. Can he kill to avenge his brother?

Male, aged 25 to 50

  • Accents: Irish

Applications closed 25 January 2021.

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Listing created: 8 January 2021
Applications closed: 25 January 2021
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