Open auditions will be held from 7pm - 9pm on January 16, 17 and 18 at the Barnstable Comedy Club, 3171 Main Street in Barnstable for Murder By Misadventure by Edward Taylor. Director Marti Baker seeks 3 men and 1 woman in their 40's for this comedic mystery/thriller. Actors will be asked to read from the script. Perusal scripts are available at both the Hyannis and Sturgis Libraries. For more information, please contact Marti at 508-775-3355. Production dates are scheduled for March 16, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 and April 1 at 8:00 PM; Sunday matinees at 2:30 PM on March 19, 26 and April 2, 2017.
Despite their success as TV thriller writers, Harold Kent has become dissatisfied with Paul Riggs, his writing partner, and wants to dissolve their association. Riggs, however, knows that he would not survive as a writer without Harold and threatens to blackmail him if the partnership is ended. In order to escape this impasse, Harold conspires with his wife, Emma, to kill Riggs, using a plot from a projected script, Murder by Misadventure, as his inspiration. The plan goes smoothly...or does it? Complications ensue, not least when the persistent and perceptive Inspector Egan visits the Kent's, and the plotters are in for some nasty surprises...Laughs, thrills and mind-boggling twists abound in this ingenious thriller.