Fall Play Audition and Technical Interview information!

 

The Pink Panther Strikes Again Character List

*- these characters may be doubled (you would play more than one part)

Inspector Jacques Clouseau- Male- Our Main character.  A bumbling detective, rather clueless really. Must have a stereotypical French accent.  Comedic timing a must.  LOTS of lines to memorize.

Dreyfus- Male- Main bad guy. He is a former inspector, driven mad by Clouseau’s stupidity, he has now turned to a life of evil and is out to get Clouseau.  Lots of lines, lots of stage time.

Dr. Hugo Fassbender- Male- Inventor of the Doomsday machine, but he is not a bad guy.  He is blackmailed by Dreyfus.  A lot of dialogue, fair amount of stage time. (Could possibly double as assassin)

Olga – Female – the main female character.  A femme fatale, she is a Russian spy out to kill Clouseau, but also in love with him at the same time. Lots of lines in Act II, including some monologues.

Ainsley Jarvis- Male – Dr. Fassbender’s Butler, but he also cross-dresses and performs in drag at a night club (Dress & lip-syncing required).  A good amount of lines & stage time. Has lots of dialogue and a monologue.

Cato* – Male -Clouseau’s butler, Clouseau has instructed Cato to attempt to kill him regularly, so Clouseau can practice fighting off attackers. Fight scene, tumbling & Physical comedy required. Only in one scene.

Francois* – Male/female - Clouseau’s chauffeur- A bit of dialogue in Act 1.

Dr. Paul(a) Duval*- Male (or female)- Dreyfus’ Psychiatrist. Few pages of dialogue in Scene 2.

Inspector Alec Drummond*- male (or F)- British accent- works for Scotland Yard, good bit of stage time and dialogue in Act 1

Inspector Hugh McLaren* – Male (or F)- British Accent- also works for Scotland Yard, good bit of stage time and dialogue in Act 1.

Margot Fassbender – Female – Multiple scenes. Dr. Fassbender’s ‘young attractive daughter’ taking care of her father since her mother’s death. A bit of stage time. (could possibly double as Assassin)

Mrs. Japonica*- female -the maid - interviewed in Act 1, a few small lines

Mrs. Leverlilly*- female - the housekeeper- interviewed in Act 1, a few lines

Mr/s. Bullock*- female (or male)- The cook- - interviewed in Act 1, a few lines

Mr/s. Shork*- male (or female) - the gardener- interviewed in Act 1, a few lines

Mrs. Stutterstutt*- Female - the beekeeper-interviewed in Act 1, a few lines

Tournier*- male (or F) - a robber, one of Dreyfus’ thugs, in more than one scene, 2 small lines

Hindu Harry* - male – one of Dreyfus’ thugs, a few small lines, more than one scene

Cairo Fred*-male – one of Dreyfus’ thugs, more than one scene, a number of lines

Mafia Type henchman* -male, one of Dreyfus’ thugs, must be able to pick up and carry Chuck offstage, non-speaking, one scene

Native American Inmate*/Man – Male (or F) – In the insane asylum, a few lines in Act 1, one scene.

Orderlies*- Male or Female – Workers at the insane asylum -Non speaking – Struggle with and drag off Dreyfus, small part in Act 1, one scene.

Waitress (German) Assassin* - Female, German accent, several lines, dies on stage stabbed with knife, one scene

Italian Assassin* - female (must be) – Italian accent, Clouseau dances with, has a few lines, attempts to strangle Clouseau, dies on stage, one scene

Polish Assassin*- male or female – gets shot by blow dart, dies on stage, non-speaking, one scene

Japanese Assassin*- male (must be) - shot and dies onstage, non-speaking, one scene

Mexican Assassin*- male or female, knocked out with machete, non-speaking, one scene

Swedish Assassin*- male or female – stabs and gets stabbed (by Nigerian), dies on stage, non-speaking, one scene

Chinese Assassin*- male or female, inhales blow dart, dies on stage, non-speaking, one scene

Nigerian Assassin*- male or female – stabs and gets stabbed (by Swede), dies on stage, non-speaking, one scene

Arabic Assassin*- male or female, non-speaking, attempts to kill Clouseau with sword, has acid thrown in face, dies off stage, one scene

Chuck the Waiter*- male, several lines in Mirage Club scene, gets punched and carried off stage, one scene

Emcee*- Male or Female – one long line, introduces Jarvis at Mirage Club, must have great ‘announcer’ voice, this may just be a recorded voice part, not requiring a costume.

French Lady*- female – on stage in first scene for a long while. Does not speak, but is spoken to (a lot). Must have ‘nice hands’. Has a stage kiss with French man

French Man*– male – on stage briefly in first scene. Dashing and debonair. Does not speak. Has stage kiss with French lady.

Waiter/waitress *- male or female- a few lines in opening scene (different than Chuck the Waiter and Female German Assassin Waitress)

Television Technician*- male or female – films Dreyfus’ commercial, 4 lines at end of Act 1

Messenger*- male (or F) – comedic back and forth dialogue with Clouseau at beginning of Act II, dies on stage a little later

German Man Desk Clerk*- male – small dialogue with Clouseau end of Act II, may be combined with other clerk

German Old Lady Desk Clerk*- female, small dialogue with Clouseau end of Act II, may be combined with other clerk

German Girl*- female – German accent – attempts to poison Clouseau, 3 lines start of Act II

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