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Raleigh Little Theatre

RLT Auditions for Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

AUDITION INFORMATION

Raleigh Little Theatre is seeking to replace three performers for its rescheduled production of Pride and Prejudice by Kate Hamill based on the novel by Jane Austen. This show will be presented in the Cantey V. Sutton Theatre. 

For the safety of volunteers, staff, and students, all performers and crew members for this production of Pride and Prejudice must show proof of vaccination in order to participate. Other safety measures include: a mask requirement inside the building, a fully vaccinated staff, and an ongoing commitment to reduced class, crew, and audience sizes. RLT remains committed to prioritizing the health and safety of everyone who is working inside our facility and our community. You will be required to show proof of vaccination at the auditions.

About the Show

This isn’t your grandmother’s Austen! 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. The outspoken Lizzy Bennet is determined to never marry, despite mounting pressure from society. But can she resist love, especially when that vaguely handsome, mildly amusing, and impossibly aggravating Mr. Darcy keeps popping up at every turn?! Literature’s greatest tale of latent love has never felt so theatrical, or so full of life than it does in this effervescent adaptation. Because what turns us into greater fools…than the high-stakes game of love?

Important dates

Auditions : 

May 14, 2022 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM in the Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre (at the intersection of Pogue and Everett Streets) on the RLT Campus. 

Callbacks: Callbacks will be scheduled if needed

Rehearsals: Rehearsals will begin in the beginning of August.

Tech rehearsals: September 10th through September 15th

Performances: September 16th - October 2nd.

 

About the roles

Raleigh Little Theatre encourages actors of any ethnicity, identity, ability, etc. to audition for any role. If the script requires strict adherence to any characteristic(s), those will be listed in the character description. For this production, performers must be 18+.

If you need any specific accommodations to audition, please contact Artistic Director, Patrick Torres, to make your request. Examples of accommodations made in the past are: wheelchair accessible audition space, large print materials, prompters in the audition room, volunteers to help fill out forms, and auditions by appointment. All Choreography for the audition and the production will be designed to include actors of all abilities. 

The cast will be made up of 8 actors who will play multiple roles. The final doubling of character may change from what is indicated below. 

 

Available Roles for our rescheduled production:

 

Roles for Female Presenting Performers

Performer 1

JANE (presents late 20s - early 30s).  The eldest Bennet daughter. Kind, idealistic, different. 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. 

 

Performer 8

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 she’s dying. The business of her life is to get her daughters married. She traumatizes her family with some regularity. 

MISS BINGLEY.  A very rich young woman. Fancies herself witty. (may be played by a female presenting or male presenting performer, depending on the doubling.)

Roles for Male Presenting Performers

Performer 4

MR. DARCY (presents late 30s - 40s). 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.

 

For full audition details, including what to prepare for auditions, please visit LINK.

 

 

Date: 05/14/2022 (Sat.)

Time: 3:00pm - 6:00pm EDT

Created by:   Patrick Torres
 
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Available Slot

Auditionees (40)

 
37 of 40 slots filled
Kimmy Fiorentino
Cheyenne Morris
Brian Hollingsworth
Griffin James
Kevin Varner
Mel Carviou
Sarah Poole
Jasmine MacDonald (2)
Catherine Harkey
Katie Milligan
Leah Webster
Gus Allen
I cannot arrive until 4pm, but am free until 6
Rebecca Jones
Nicholas Reed
Claire Martin
Miranda Curtis
Laurel Ullman
Dani Gehle
Kirsten Ehlert
I am only available from 4-6pm
Nunna Noe
Elizabeth McKinnis
Emily Chiola
Noelle Oxboel
Will Godby
Madeline Ormand
Marianna Morin
Maria Goodman
Brook North
Cas Corum
If it is possible for me to come in between 4 and 6 that would be really helpful. Auditon day is actually the day I graduate Meredith College so I have a family thing.
Meg Carnahan
Justin Johnson
I would like an earlier slot if possible, I have a performance of Emma with SweetTeaShakespeare that night.
Abby Jordan
Olivia Ashley
Bridget Patterson
Due to my work, I can't make it till 4pm but can stay late
Jess Barbour
Lu Meeks
Lu Meeks
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