Actors – The Shakespeare Company
WHO: The Shakespeare Company of Washington DC
SEEKING: Actors for AN IDEAL HUSBAND photo/resume request
NOTE: ALL ACTORS MUST HAVE FORMAL, CLASSICAL TRAINING AND SPEAK WITH A LEGITIMATE BRITISH ACCENT.
Female, late 30s to early 40s. An opportunistic woman who blackmails Sir Robert Chiltern into supporting her own fraudulent political scheme. Beautiful, mysterious, witty, and ambitious; she is an enigma. A cunning leading lady.
Female, 30s. Virtuous wife to Sir Robert Chiltern. She Is beautiful, warm, and intelligent, but also moralistic. She holds her husband up as an ideal. Leading lady.
Female, late 20s. Sir Robert Chiltern’s plucky and spirited younger sister. Full of mischief and delicious wit.
Vicomte de Nanjac:
Male, 30s. Attractive and masculine French attaché. Speaks with a French dialect and has a comic/endearing lack of skill with the English language. Actor must speak in French credibly. Must understudy Lord Goring.
Male, 30s. A quintessential, dandy. Perfectly groomed and always at the height of style and manners. Secretary to Sir Robert Chiltern. Must understudy Sir Robert Chiltern.
Male, 50s/60s. The Chiltern’s Butler. Stately, formal, discreet, and efficient – the perfect English Butler. Comic ability a must. Must understudy Lord Caversham and Phipps.
WHEN: Deadline for sumbmissions is 11/23/10. NYC auditions will be held on December 6 and 7, 2010, by appointment only. 1st rehearsal: 2/1/11. Runs: 3/8/11 – 4/10/11 (possible extension to 4/14) Sidney Harman Theatre
PAY: $816/week minimum
HOW TO APPLY: Seeking submissions from Actors' Equity Members only for these particular auditions.
For consideration, email picture and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please do not send attachments – the photo and resume must be embedded in the body of the email.
Please indicate in the subject line “Ideal Husband – NYC appointments – AEA self submit”