1st Street Players
Auditions for "Lady Windermere’s Fan" by Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde.
Directed by Steve Reazor
Thank you for your interest! Please review the available slots below and click on the button to sign up. Then complete an audition form at the following link:
Summary: This brilliant Victorian comedy perfectly combines wit and melodrama, loaded with heaps of Wilde’s unique silliness. Scandal roams the ballrooms and luncheons of London as the newly married Lord Windermere regularly visits the mysterious Mrs. Erlynne. All of High Society is whispering about what the young Lady Windermere's to do. The young cad, Lord Darlington, is orbiting her with PLENTY of suggestions. And can the Duchess keep this juicy gossip to herself?
Rehearsals: Mondays and Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons/evenings beginning May 2nd.
Tech week: June 21st, 22nd, 23rd (Mon, Tues, & Wed)
Performances: June 25th & 26th at 8 pm.
ALL rehearsals and performances will be done via Zoom.
Script is available to review for free. Just google: full text of lady windermere's fan
List of roles with very general age estimates
Lord Windermere (20s - 40s) - serious and loving husband who will do anything to protect his family
Lord Darlington (20s - 30s) - single, eligible man with a reputation but warm heart
Lord Augustus Lorton (50+) - old fashioned, seen it all, brother to Duchess
Mr. Dumby (20s - 40s) - comical, single society man
Mr. Cecil Graham (20s - 40s) - effeminate, witty, society gossip
Mr. Hopper (20s - 30s) - brutish backwoods Australian
Parker - Butler
Lady Windermere (20s) - young wife and mother with high morals and ideals
The Duchess of Berwick (40s +) - gossipy dowager, mother of Lady Agatha
Lady Agatha Carlisle (16+) - young, pretty and simple
Lady Plymdale (any) - gossipy society wife
Lady Stutfield, Lady Jedburgh, Mrs. Cowper-Cowper (any) - prim society wives (may double with another role)
Mrs. Erlynne (40+) - witty, manipulative woman with a secret past and lofty goals
Rosalie - Maid (may double with another role)
Break a leg!