THE BEECH STREET THEATRE COMPANY
in association with the
COBOURG MUSEUM FOUNDATION
DINING WITH THE DEAD
An historical Dinner Theatre written and directed by
WE ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR TWO MALE ACTORS TO PLAY THE ROLES OF BEN LETT AND EDWARD DODDS
If interested please contact MICHAEL KHASHMANIAN by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone or text at (905) 243-1587
The Story: Four notorious people from Cobourg’s past return from the Afterlife as spirits
seeking revenge against the Town for past grievances. A group of six spirits, also from
Cobourg’s past, join forces to stop them and send them back to the Afterlife.
Samuel P. Hart. Was one of the rebels in the Cobourg Conspiracy 1839. Stage age 30 - 55
Ben Lett. Also participated in the Cobourg Conspiracy. Stage age 25 - 55
Bea Lillie. Canadian comedienne from early 1900’s until 1960’s. Stage age 55 +
Sarah Lawson King. Murdered in 1858 by her husband Dr. William King. Stage age 25.
Dr. William King. Hanged in Cobourg in 1859 for the murder of his wife, Sarah. Stage age 25.
Melinda Vandervoort. Dr. King’s girlfriend in 1858. Stage age 21.
Edward Dodds. War hero, U.S. Civil War, Newspaper reporter, Stage age 40 +
Sir John Murray. Explorer of the oceans, scientist in the late 1800's. Stage age 40 +
Great Farini. Tightrope walker, inventor, showman from 1859 -1921. Age 40 +
SHOW DATES: Sept. 29, 30, Oct. 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 2022*
3 REHEARSALS PER WEEK, DATES TO BE DETERMINED
NON PAYING NON UNION NON EQUITY
*Dates may change due to COVID restrictions. Shows will be performed at the Cobourg Museum