Stop That Villain

 Stop That Villain Logoby Tim Kelly
directed by Beth Watkin

8pm Friday July 28, 2017
8pm Saturday July 29, 2017
3pm Sunday July 30, 2017
8pm Friday August 4, 2017
8pm Saturday August 5, 2017
3pm Sunday August 6, 2017

Auditions will be held Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 4pm, at the WOBCP Theatre

The unscrupulous Rip Roquefort makes a bad living cheating at cards. He lives at the Virginia City Hotel but pays no rent because the landlady, Jenny Flutterpearl, thinks he’s in love with her. Jenny doesn’t realize that the miserable servant she’s hired to wash and scrub is actually the villain’s wife, Comatose. Things get even more interesting for Roquefort with the arrival of Auntie Em, her niece Little Jane Dovetonsil and the crafty Judge Lynch. Seems the villain’s uncle has left him a fortune — “if” he marries Little Jane within twenty-four hours. Little Jane knows nothing of all this. If she finds out about the will the money goes to “The Judge Lynch Foundation for Near-Sighted Albanians.” Roquefort arranges an “accident” for Comatose (it backfires) and urges a former partner in crime, Bathsheba Pickles, to sidetrack the local deputy, Merton Manly. Complications build to a hilarious slow motion finale!

Auditions will be held Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 4pm, at the WOBCP Theatre for the following roles:

Jenny Flutterpearl- Female (30+), Owner of the Virginia City Hotel and amatuer Opera singer. As a Singer she is a howl.

Comatose-Female (20+), The Villain’s secret wife disguised as a servant to the hotel mistress. Worst servant in town, but she works cheap.

Poker Alice- Female (20+), The town’s quick draw and has a inch to play cards all the time. Poker is her game, deadly is her aim.

Horseback-Male or Female (20+), What he/she lacks in brains, they make up for in stupidity.

Ripley Roquefort- Male (20+), Our notorious villain, lady charmer and all around cheat. Very dangerous to civic welfare. BEWARE!

Bethsheba Pickles- Female (20+), New arrival to town straight off the coach, our lovely villainess. Once a crook always a crook, don’t let her yodeling deceive you.

Judge Lynch- Male (40+), Uptight yet civilized judge, Mr. Lynch may have ulterior motives. He can get you a good deal on a repossessed buckboard.

Claudette-Female (20+), Miz Pickles’ phony french maid.

Auntie Em- Female (40+), Miz Dovetonsil’s chaperon. Chaperon is what you get when you shop around.

Little Jane Dovetonsil- Female (late teens to 20s), Our young and innocent heroine. She is into heavy things, like rock collecting.

Merton Manly-Male (late teens to 20s), The ultimate hero and town deputy; he is head over spurs in love with Little Jane.

Hamish McGuffin- Male (30+), Town peddler and inaudible gambler. Anybody want to buy a haggis?

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Ticket Prices

  • Adult -> $20
  • Child -> $10 (ages 10 and under)
  • Discount Tickets -> $15 (Available to Seniors (60+), Students(11-18), College (with ID), and Military/First Responders (Current or Ret., with ID))
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