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Director and Script Submissions Sought for 2023-2024 Season at Tri-County Players

TCP_logoCall for Director & script submissions for Tri-County Players’ 2023-2024 Season

Attention all directors and anyone who has an interesting script!!! Script committee is now taking director & script submissions for the 2023-2024 season; submissions need to be received by September 30, 2022.

Directors, please submit up to three plays that you would like to direct and a copy of your directing resume.  Not a director but have a script you feel would be a good match for TCP, please submit for consideration.  Please submit an electronic copy to Judy @ goddessofsplendor@yahoo.com.

Thank you for your interest in Tri-County Players.

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BLACK COFFEE Runs Oct. 6-9

TCP_Black Coffee logoBLACK COFFEE
Tri-County Players
Oct. 6-9
Bell Tower Arts Pavilion [Evendale]

Directed by John Vanderplough
Produced by Burt McCollom

Cast: James Ball as Dr. Carelli, Tom Keating as Tredwell, Susan Schapiro as Miss Caroline Amory, Adam Carter as Richard Amory, Alicia Kahn as Lucia Amory, Abby Farmer as Barbara Amory, John Dorney as Edward Raynor, Bob Buchtman as Sir Claud Amory, Darren Lee as Hercule Poirot, Randy Fabert as Capt. Hastings, Mike Williams as Dr. Graham/Officer Johnson & Rick Stein as Inspector Japp

Accomplished physicist Sir Claud Amory has constructed a workable formula for one of the most deadly weapons known to man – the atom bomb. Hercule Poirot, with the help of Captain Hastings and Inspector Japp, is called in after the formula is mysteriously stolen and Sir Claud is callously murdered.

  • Thu-Sat, Oct. 6-8 at 7:30pm
  • Sun, Oct. 9 at 3pm

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Cast Announced for BLACK COFFEE at Tri-County Players

TCP_logoThe Tri-County Players are pleased to announce the cast of their fall production, Agatha Christie’s first murder mystery BLACK COFFEE.
Directed by John Vanderplough.
Produced by Burt McCollom
The cast includes:
  • James Ball as Dr. Carelli
  • Tom Keating as Tredwell
  • Susan Schapiro as Miss Caroline Amory
  • Adam Carter as Richard Amory
  • Alicia Kahn as Lucia Amory
  • Abby Farmer as Barbara Amory
  • John Dorney as Edward Raynor
  • Bob Buchtman as Sir Claud Amory
  • Darren Lee as Hercule Poirot
  • Randy Fabert as Capt. Hastings
  • Mike Williams as Dr. Graham/Officer Johnson
  • Rick Stein as Inspector Japp

BLACK COFFEE will be presented at the Bell Tower Arts Pavilion, 3720 Glendale-Milford Road (at the Kingsport Drive intersection,) Evendale, Ohio. 

September 30, October 1, 7, 8 at 7:30PM, and matinees are October 2 and 9 at 3:00PM.
Tickets are available by calling 513-471- 2030 or visiting https://search.seatyourself.biz/…/tricountyplayers/buy-tix.

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Actors Needed for BLACK COFFEE at Tri-County Players

TCP_logoTriCounty Players is seeking a couple of actors for our fall production of BLACK COFFEE to fill the roles of:

  • Tredwell .. 45+
  • Johnson…25-30 (can be doubled from Tredwell or Graham)
  • Hastings …30-34

Rehearsals begin immediately

Contact Director John Vanderplough by email – johnvanderplough@hotmail.com— or by phone – 513.305.1311.

Agatha Christie’s first murder
mystery BLACK COFFEE.
Playdates are September 30, October 1, 2, 7, 8, and 9.
Evendale Cultural Arts Center– Bell Tower Pavilion
3720 Glendale-Milford Road at the Kingsport Drive intersection Evendale, Ohio

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Auditions Announced for BLACK COFFEE at Tri-County Players

TCP_logoTri-County Players Announce Auditions for Fall Production

For their 2022-23 season opening, Tri-County Players will present Agatha Christie’s first murder mystery BLACK COFFEE.

Playdates are September 30, October 1, 2, 7, 8, and 9.

Auditions: Monday, July 11, and Tuesday, July 12 6:30 – 8:00 PM Evendale Cultural Arts Center– Bell Tower Pavilion 3720 Glendale-Milford Road at the Kingsport Drive intersection Evendale, Ohio

  • Cold readings from the script.
  • Acting resume and headshot would be appreciated but not mandatory.
  • Bring list of dates that conflict with rehearsal schedule. Full cast is expected for each rehearsal starting September 18 as full play will be rehearsed.

Rehearsals: Beginning Monday, August 1, 6:30PM, continuing Sunday/Monday/Wednesday cycle. No rehearsals Labor Day weekend– September 1-6. A cast read-thru will be held in late July, time and date TBA. Tech week: Move-in – Saturday September 24 Tech and dress rehearsals – Sunday thru Thursday, September 25 – 29 Performance: September 30, October 1 (8PM), and October 2 (3PM) October 7 and 8 (8PM), and October 9 (3PM)

Characters:

  • Tredwell – stage age 45+ (Butler*)
  • Lucia Amory – 25-28 Miss Caroline Amory – 60+ R
  • Richard Amory – 30 Barbara Amory – 21-23
  • Edward Raynor – 30 Dr. Carelli – 35 (Italian)
  • Sir Claud Amory – 60+ (patriarch of family*)
  • Hercule Poirot – 50 (Belgian)
  • Capt. Arthur Hastings – 35-40
  • Dr. Graham – 45+ * Inspector Japp – 45+
  • Johnson – 25-30
    *The roles of Tredwell, Dr, Graham, and Sir Claude have very limited stage time, and rehearsals will be less in number.

Accents: British Received Pronunciation will be used for English-speaking roles. Dr. Carelli should bring an Italian accent to the role. Poirot’s role requires French as some lines are in that language.

Questions: Contact Director John Vanderplough by email – johnvanderplough@hotmail.com— or by phone – 513-305-1311 (includes voicemail)

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