Auditions for inaugural production of “Kid Mystery”

   Ohio City Theatre Project
announces auditions

for the Cleveland premiere of Kid Mystery by Matt Larsen

                                    Casting 2 women, ages 18-30ish

2 men, ages 18-30ish

1 man or woman to play the teacher, age 30+
All ethnicities are encouraged to audition.
Improv experience may be useful, but not required.

Synopsis:  Friends work together to thwart the plot of an evil classmate with the help of the masked detective, Kid Mystery.   The villain poses a series of challenges
that Kid Mystery asks the audience’s help to solve.
(character descriptions below)

Audition Date: Saturday, May 19, 1-4pm; if not available May 19, other times by appointment
Callback TBD

Audition Location:  Cleveland Public Library’s Carnegie West Branch in Ohio City
1900 Fulton Road, Cleveland, Ohio
Please e-mail Fred Mowery at to schedule an audition.

Prepare one comedic monologue; you may be asked read sides from the script.

Please bring a headshot and resume.  If you don’t have a headshot,
we can take a snapshot at the audition.

Performance Dates:  Saturdays, June 23 at 11:30am* and June 30 at 2:00pm*

Performance Location:  Market Square Park in Ohio City

There are no equity contracts.  There is some pay.

Character Descriptions:
MS./MR. GRAPE: A slightly befuddled schoolteacher who adores her/his students and her/his lessons.

MISSY KIDMAN / KID MYSTERY: A fiercely bright school girl who knows she must sometimes break the rules to fight for what is right.

HUGO BOWLER: A rich kid whose arrogance is matched only by his hunger for equality, he would be devastated to learn that the closest person in the world to him, MISSY KIDMAN, is in fact KID MYSTERY.

TAD HUFF: The skinny kid who is constantly hungry, always in motion and boyishly smitten with KID MYSTERY, unaware that MARY POST might have other designs on him.

MARY POST: A reformed criminal crayon eater who admires and fears KID MYSTERY and holds a torch for TAD HUFF.



Questions?  Please contact the director, Sarah Greywitt,
at or 773-531-1210.  You can also visit
*Show start times are approximate.

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