Announcing auditions for

Arsenic and Old Lace

by Joseph Kesselring

Directed by Dale Albright

Auditions (by appointment):

Saturday, May 13, 11:00am-3:00pm at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third Street, Hayward, CA 94546

Callbacks (by invitation):

Monday, May 15, 6:00-9:00pm at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third Street, Hayward, CA 94546


3 Women* (2 women: 60s-70s, 1 woman: 20s)

11 Men* (20s-60s)

All ethnicities are encouraged to submit.   *Certain male roles may be double-cast or changed to women. 


How to Arrange an Appointment:

To schedule an appointment, please submit an email request, along with your resume and headshot, to with “ARSENIC” in subject line.  You may also contact the director, Dale Albright, for more information, at the same email address.

What to Prepare:

Prepare one 2 minute comedic monologue.  Please bring a hard copy of your photo and resume to the audition.


The rehearsal period begins the week of July 10 and runs through August 23, 2017.  Rehearsals are held evenings and weekends at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre.


Stipends are available to help defray travel and other expenses.

Production Dates:

Arsenic and Old Lace will be performed August 24 through September 17, 2017.  Performances will be at 8:00pm August 24, 25, 26, September 1, 2, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16.  Matinees will be at 2:00pm on August 27, Sept. 3, 9, 10, 17.

Fifteen performances in total.  Please note there are two performances on Saturday, September 9.

Artistic Team:

Director, Dale Albright; Scenic Designer, Andrea Bechert; Lighting Designer, Allen Willner; Costume Designer, Daisy Neske-Dickerson; Sound Designer, Cliff Caruthers.