Little Theatre of Bedford to hold open auditions for Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express”

BEDFORD – All Aboard – The Orient Express is departing – with a twist of murder

Little Theatre of Bedford will hold open auditions for Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express”. Auditions will be held on Monday, December 12th, and Tuesday, December 13th from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

No appointment or sign-up is necessary. Please arrive about 15 minutes early to fill out the information form and receive instructions. Actors do not need to prepare ahead of time, we will be auditioning with readings from the script.

The show dates are March 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, and March 12. Rehearsals will begin in January.

Five men and five women are needed for the following roles:

  • Hercule Poirot – World-famous sleuth from Belgium.
  • Monsieur Bouc – Poirot’s friend and a director of the Wagons-Lits company
  • Mary Debenham – British Governess, in her 20s
  • Hector MacQueen – Ratchett’s personal secretary, in his 30s
  • Pierre Michel – the train conductor, in his 50s
  • Princess Natalia Dragomiroff – Russian princess, wealthy elderly, and bossy
  • Greta Ohlsson – Swedish missionary, an aide to Princess Dragomiroff, in her late 20s
  • Countess Helena Andrenyi – Young woman. 20’s
  • Mrs. Helen Hubbard –Very nosy, in her 60s
  • Colonel John Arbuthnot – British Soldier, in his 50s
  • Samuel Ratchett – Grouchy, middle-aged, brusque, unforgiving, threatening demeanor, in her 40s

For further information, please contact the director, Tomi Carroll via email at, phone, or text at 812-276-3449.