Free Reign Theatre
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson
Directed by Cara Hayes
Show Dates: Jan 26-29 & Feb 2-5, 2023. Show loads in on Jan 22, 2023, and loads out on Feb 5, 2023, at Rural Hill in Charlotte. Rehearsals begin Dec 12, and will be in York SC. There will be no rehearsals the week between Christmas and New Years Day.
Free Reign Theatre is dedicated to consistently diversifying our casting with BIPOC, Latinx, Asian, and actors of all gender/nonbinary identities. We actively seek out these persons to tell this story and represent a more inclusive arts community in Charlotte and the surrounding areas. YOU are needed and welcome.
Audition Prep: Please bring your headshot and resume. Your audition time will consist of cold readings of the script. Please be onsite a few minutes before your audition time to fill out your audition form. Time slots are an initial appointment time to stagger attendees. Please let us know when you're onsite if you have any time constraints that may prevent you from staying later. All roles are unpaid at this time.
Audition Location: First Methodist Church - 501 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202 - The parking garage is located on 9th street. If parking on the deck, please use the spaces marked "FUMC". Bring your parking ticket in with you for validation.
Play Synopsis: Henry Jekyll has been working on a chemical potion to rid humanity of its dark side. In doing so, he unleashes the maniacal Edward Hyde, to disastrous ends.
Henry Jekyll - late thirties to forties
Sir Danvers Carew (Diana's father) - fifties to sixties
Diana Carew (Jekyll's love interest) - twenties
Dr. Lanyon (Jekyll's friend) - late thirties to forties
Mr. Utterson (Jekyll's lawyer) - thirties to forties
Pauline (housekeeper) - any age
Bridget (cook) - any age
Connie (maid) - young, likely twenties
Richard Enfield (Utterson's cousin, in love with Diana Carew) - mid to late twenties
Inspector Newcomen (Scotland Yard detective) - any age forties and up
First United Methodist Church
501 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202