LACONIA — The Streetcar Company will hold open auditions for Frederick Knott's Wait Until Dark on Tuesday, August 6 and Wednesday, August 7 at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society at 172 Pleasant St. in Laconia.
The suspense-thriller, to be directed by Streetcar and community theater veteran Rick Morten, revolves around blind Greenwich Village housewife, Susy Hendrix who becomes the target of three con-men searching for the heroin hidden in a doll brought back from Canada by her husband that is taken by Gloria, a little girl in the upstairs apartment.
Most people remember the1967 film starring Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin Richard Crenna and Efrem Zimbalist Jr., but the play debuted on Broadway with Lee Remick and Robert Duvall in the lead roles in 1966.
Morten, along with producer Jennifer Schillinger, will be looking for one young woman, six men and one young girl. Those auditioning will be asked to read from the script. Rehearsals will begin August 25 and the show will be produced at Laconia High School November 1st, 2nd and 3rd.
Production help is also needed and those interested in working on the set, costumes, back stage or in any of the other numerous positions needed to prepare a stage presentation are encouraged to come to auditions or contact the producer at
Those seeking more information are directed to go to the company website at www.streetcarcompnay.com or contact the producer.