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Noises Off

Michael Frayn

June 14-24, 2018 at the Norway Grange

Directed by Corrine Turner

Called “the funniest farce ever written,” Noises Off presents a manic menagerie of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothing’s On. Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and an errant herring all figure in the plot of this hilarious and classically comic play.


6:30-8 p.m., Monday, April 9 and Tuesday, April 10 in the Mark Eastman Auditorium at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. Call backs, if necessary, on Wednesday, April 11. Perusal scripts can be found at Paris Public Library and Norway Library.

Casting 5 men and 4 women (see list of roles below). Please note: This is an adult-themed show. Cast members must be 18 and older, and comfortable with mild sexual innuendo.


DOTTY OTLEY - A late-middle-aged actress. Plays Mrs. Clackett, the housekeeper for the Brents' home in England in Nothing's On.

LLOYD DALLAS - The director of a play-within-the-play, called Nothing's On.

GARRY LEJEUNE - A stuttering actor, easily fired up. Plays Roger, the estate agent looking to let the Brent's house in Nothing's On.

BROOKE ASHTON - A young inexperienced actress from London. Plays Vicki, who works for the tax authorities and is trying to woo Roger in Nothing's On.

POPPY NORTON-TAYLOR - Assistant Stage Manager.

FREDERICK FELLOWES - Has a serious fear of violence and blood. Plays Phillip Brent, who lives out of the country with his wife Flavia to avoid paying taxes and is on a secret visit in Nothing's On.

BELINDA BLAIR - Cheerful and sensible, a reliable actress. Plays Flavia, Philip Brent's wife, who is dependable, though not one for household duties in Nothing's On.

TIM ALLGOOD - An over-worked Stage Manager.

SELSDON MOWBRAY - Elderly and with actorly mannerisms. Plays Selsdon, a burglar and an old man in his seventies, breaking into the Brents' house in Nothing's On.

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