Theater Auditions in Basking Ridge, New Jersey for Agatha Christie’s “Black Coffee”

By | June 20, 2024

Auditions Announcement for “Black Coffee” by The Lord Stirling Theater Company

The Lord Stirling Theater Company proudly presents auditions for its Fall 2024 production of Agatha Christie’s thrilling mystery, “Black Coffee.”

Play Summary

In “Black Coffee,” a brilliant physicist has devised a formula for one of the deadliest weapons on earth. When the formula is stolen and a murder follows, the legendary detective Hercule Poirot is called in to unravel the mystery. With the assistance of Captain Hastings and Inspector Japp, Poirot must untangle a web of deceit, identify the murderer, and recover the formula amidst a plethora of red herrings, intricate subplots, and Agatha Christie’s trademark twists and turns. This gripping tale promises to surprise and captivate audiences.

Casting Details

  • Director: Peter Curley
  • Roles Available: 13 (8 Men, 5 Women)

Audition Information

Dates: Saturday, July 13th, and Sunday, July 14th 2 to 4 PM. Basking Ridge, NJ.


Auditions will include readings from the script. Please bring printed sides and the audition application, available on our website.
Please arrive ten minutes before your slot. Auditions will consist of readings from the script. If you are unable to attend either audition date, please send video submissions of the sides for the role(s) you would like to be considered for to:


Can’t attend in person? Submit an audition video with your chosen sides to our email at


  • October 18th, 7:30 PM
  • October 19th, 7:30 PM
  • October 20th, 2:00 PM
  • October 25th, 7:30 PM
  • October 26th, 7:30 PM
  • October 27th, 2:00 PM

Location, Auditions, Rehearsals, and Performances:

English Barn at Farmstead Arts Center

450 King George Road, Basking Ridge, NJ

Conveniently accessible via Rt 78 and Rt 287

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