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Steel Beam Theatre, the professional non-equity theatre of the Fox River Valley, announces auditions for a new adaptation of The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde. Rehearsals begin in May. The production runs June 29 to July 15.
Auditions are scheduled for Saturday, April 28 at 1:00 p.m. at Steel Beam Theatre, 111 W Main St, St. Charles, IL 60174.
This classic comedy gets a new 'mod' adaptation that transports the fast-paced action to the 1960s, where music, style and wit reign supreme.
Seeking 4 men and 4 woman
Jack = a young eligible bachelor who leads a double life
Algernon = another young eligible bachelor who leads a double life
Lady Bracknell = Algernon's Aunt who is all about style over substance
Gwendolyn = Daughter of Lady Bracknell who has her own mind about things
Cecily = Jack's ward - she is imaginative and romantic
Miss Prism = Cecily's governess filled with moral righteousness
Doctor Chasuble = Moral on the outside, less so on the inside
Lane/Merrimen = A servant possibly leading a double-life
Material To Prepare:
The audition will consist of readings from the script.
Appointments are by email only. Request an audition time at firstname.lastname@example.org. A headshot and resume is welcome but not required.
Steel Beam Theatre
111. W. Main Street
St. Charles, IL
Apr 28 1pm