Open Auditions for Sly Fox

Directed by Stephen Wagner
Production Dates: March 29, 30, 31, April 4, 5, 6 & 7 (evenings at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.)

  • AUDITION DATES: Monday, February 4 and Tuesday, February 5
  • TIME: 7:00 to 9 p.m.
  • PLACE: Players of Utica, 1108 State St., Utica, NY
  • MAIN ROLES: 7 men (ages 20s and up), 2 women (ages 25 and up)
  • SMALLER ROLES: 4-5 men or women, ages 20s and up


  • Readings from the script
  • Your comedy chops required

The Play: Ridiculously wealthy Foxwell J. Sly has everyone believing he’s dying—and all his greedy friends and associates are after his inheritance. But what is he after? Can they out-fox the master of deception? Non-stop, fast-paced laughs.


  • Foxwell J. Sly — rich, greedy, vain, sly
  • Simon Able — Sly’s clever right-hand man
  • Lawyer Craven — the worst kind of lawyer
  • Jethro Crouch — 8o years old and frail, a money-lender
  • Abner Truckle — a shady businessman
  • Miss Fancy — Sly’s sexy mistress
  • Mrs. Truckle — Abner’s accommodating wife
  • Captain Crouch — Jethro’s son, a virile seaman
  • The Chief of Police — an amorous lout
  • Crouch’s Servant
  • 1st Policeman, 2nd Policeman / Baliff, 3rd Policeman
  • Court Clerk
  • Various servants

And if you’re interested in working backstage — sound, props, costumes, set, etc. — come to auditions or contact Steve Wagner at: [email protected]

Players of Utica holds open auditions for all of our Subscription Season performances and for season extras. The general public is welcome to audition for any production that has been posted to this page. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for casting without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We thank you for your interest in and support of Players of Utica!