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Location, Dates & Times

Georgetown Little Theatre Studio, 33 Stewarttown Rd, Georgetown
Sun, Nov 20, 2022 | 02:00pm - 04:00pm
Tue, Nov 22, 2022 | 07:30pm - 09:30pm
Thu, Nov 24, 2022 | 07:30pm - 09:30pm


Virginia Bancur
Music Director

Auditions for Georgetown Little Theatre Productions Inc. February 2023 Show, Unveiling the Great Canadian Caper by Susanna Lamy

Directed by:  Virginia Bancur

Audition Dates: Sunday, November 20 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Tuesday, November 22 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm 

Call Backs (if required):  Thursday, November 24 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Location:  Georgetown Little Theatre Studio, 33 Stewarttown Road, Georgetown

Contact:  Virginia Bancur  phone: 905-875-8704

Production Dates: February 3, 4, 5 (Matinee), 9, 10, 11, 12 (Matinee) at the John Elliott Theatre, Georgetown

Audition Requirements:

Radio character accents for:  Cecil – French Canadian; Violet & Mabel – Irish; Birdie & Lester – English

There will be reading from the script.  No monologues required.

Play Synopsis

Unveiling the Great Canadian Caper is designedas a performed radio play. The audience is presentathe mechanics of the radio mystery unfold, theFoley artist’s sound effects and the backstage dramas that ensue during the recordingThe radio play is titled The Great Canadian Caper whichcentres on ththeft of $20,000 worth of maplesyrufrom Sylvester Goslings Maple farm in thefictional hamlet of Sweet River, 30 km’s from NortBay, ON and makeup most of the performance.  Private Eye, Susan Cleary happens to be in the area for the local maple syrup festival when she hears of the heist and can’t resist the sweet smell of a mystery. It is a melodramatic mystery, whilethe antics of the voice actors and crew provide thecomedy. It is set in a simple recording studio at LARK Radio in 1950.


Characters Cast: 5 women, 3 men  

Bernard Stanley: Bernard is the narrator. Hhasa deep, resonant voice and habeen a radiobroadcaster for 25 years. Several attempts tobreak into film have been unsuccessful as hewasn’t very good at being ancharacter other thahimselfThat doesnt stop him from bringing acertain amount of animation to his narrationHedoes sometimes lose the plot anhis place,especially ithere is a femme fatale” playing herrole.


Judy GleasonJudy will play the role of Susan Cleary. This is the only rol


It's 1950 and at the Lark Radio station the voice actors and Foley artists have arrived to broadcast the second installment of a series featuring the charming private eye, Susan Cleary. As they await the arrival of Richard Lark with the show's scripts, his tearful wife, Mabel arrives with instructions to take his place. During the backstage antics the cast and crew will present the melodramatic mystery, The Great Canadian Caper with the Foley artist executing the sound effects on stage while the pianist adds the dramatic musical effects.

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