AUDITION NOTICE FOR THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
Directed by Thomas Bruegger
The 73rd Avenue Theatre Company is holding auditions for Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy, “The Importance of Being Earnest.” The auditions will be held on Saturday, October 15 and 16, 2012 from 1-4 PM. The auditions will take place at the theatre, 7287 Lowell Blvd. Westminster, CO.
Performances are Jan. 27 – Feb. 19 (no show Super Bowl Sunday), Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Rehearsals will begin November 1, 2011 and be held at the Blake St. Tavern (2301 Blake St. in Denver).
Please bring a resume, headshot and be prepared for a cold reading from the script. No appointment is necessary. It will be first come, first served.
ALL ROLES ARE OPEN—ALL CHARACTERS MUST HAVE ENGLISH
John Worthing: 25-35, English gentleman, upright, moral, secretive, friend of Algernon.
Algernon Moncrieff: 25-35, English gentleman, charming, witty, amoral.
Reverend Chasuable: 40-50 English, has romantic feelings for Miss Prism.
Merriman: 50-70, English, Jack’s butler.
Lane: 50-70, English, Algernon’s manservant.
Lady Bracknell: 50-70, English, authoritarian, snobbish, domineering, Algernon’s auntand Gwendolyn’s mother.
Gwendolyn Fairfax: 20-28, English, elegant, sophisticated, pretentious, bent on self-improvement, falls in love with Jack (aka Earnest).
Cecily Cardew: 18-25, English, unspoiled and fascinated with wickedness, a child of nature, falls in love with Algernon (aka Earnest).
Miss Prism: 32-40, English, Puritan with soft side, has romantic feelings for Reverend Chasuable.