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Actors Required For Stage Play "Pride and Prejudice"

Nyack, NY, United StatesID: 203392Exp: 12/6/2022
Category:Theater
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Auditions for upcoming production of "Pride and Prejudice". Actors needed. Please see the breakdown below. About the project: "Bold, surprising, boisterous, and timely, this P&P for a new era explores the absurdities and thrills of finding your perfect (or imperfect) match in life." Additional info: Callbacks: Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. (by invitation only). Performances: Friday, March 10, 2023 thru Saturday, April 1, 2023 (Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays with possible Wednesday and Thursdays). Sides from the script will be made available at the audition. Every auditioner must be fully vaccinated. During rehearsals, all actors must wear masks when they are not onstage. If you are interested, please apply.

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8 roles

ACTOR 1Female18-39 y.o.All ethnicities

JANE – Presents 20’s-30’s. The eldest and most beautiful Bennet daughter. Kind, idealistic, diffident. Always tries to do the right thing. MISS DE BOURGH – Lady Catherine’s daughter; a gremlin. Probably allergic to the sun. Underneath all her veils, she may be covered in scales.

ACTOR 2Female20-39 y.o.All ethnicities

LIZZY – Clever, spirited; can be sharp-tongued. Gets flustered, which makes her klutzy. Prides herself on good judgment. Not especially beautiful. Very, very scared of marriage, after absorbing the lessons of her parents’ marriage. (This actor does not double.)

ACTOR 3Female18-30 y.o.All ethnicities

LYDIA – Presents 14-16. The youngest Bennet. Lively, prone to imitating others’ behavior and eavesdropping. LADY CATHERINE – Patrician. Caesar-meets-drill sergeant.

ACTOR 4Male36-49 y.o.All ethnicities

MR. DARCY – One of the richest men in England. Too proper for his own good. Awkward in most social contexts. Prides himself on self-control and good judgment. (This actor does not double.)

ACTOR 5Male18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

MR. COLLINS – A pedantic, obtuse man. The original mansplainer. Rector to Lady Catherine. WICKHAM – An unfairly handsome and charming gentleman. Probably a sociopath. Raised with Darcy. MISS BINGLEY – A very rich, very beautiful young woman. Fancies herself witty.

ACTOR 6Male39-49 y.o.All ethnicities

MR. BINGLEY – Presents late 30s-40s. Loves the world and the world loves him. Mr. Darcy’s particular friend. Almost literally a dog. MARY – The third Bennet girl. Violent and dark undertones. Prone to pedanticism and sulking. A dark, goth Brontë character trapped in an Austen world. Coughs to get attention, or to make a point. May fancy that she is dying.

ACTOR 7Both genders18-39 y.o.All ethnicities

CHARLOTTE LUCAS – Same age as Lizzy. A practical girl with a good sense of humor. MR. BENNET – The patriarch of the Bennet family. Finds amusement in absurdity. Often looks for respectable ways to escape from the chaos of his family life. Can be somewhat apathetic, probably a bit depressed, under everything. Enjoys antagonizing. Disappointed in marriage.

ACTOR 8Both genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

MRS. BENNET – The matriarch of the Bennet family. Mostly a silly woman, of mean understanding and variable temper. Hypochondriac. When she’s upset, she fancies that she’s dying. The business of her life is to get her daughters married. She traumatizes her family with some regularity. SERVANTS – The “help” in the various households.