Done with the Comic Book and onto Another “Drinks the Young Wine” Play

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Auditions forthcoming at the Cary Arts Center on Mon Apr 6 (Principals Hall) 7:00 – 9:00 PM and Sun Apr 12 (Paul Cooper Room) 3:30 – 5:30 PM (you need only attend one). Check for updates as we get closer at the Auditions page (character descriptions are already there): http://www.caryplaywrightsforum.org/?page_id=18

Shows are Friday, June 5th at 7:30 pm, Saturday, June 6th at 7:00 pm, and Sunday, June 7th at 2:00 pm at the Cary Arts Center.

We tricked twelve playwrights into adapting “Pride and Prejudice”… they didn’t know what show they were writing until it was done.

Volunteers we need:
Audition Coordinator
Assistant to the Director
Stage Manager (paid)
Deck Crew Chief
Light Board Operator

Roles we are auditioning for:

Elizabeth Bennet: a receptionist at publishing house who moonlights as a dancer.

Charlotte Lucas: 27 years old and Elizabeth’s best friend.

Mary Bennet: the only plain (not pretty) Bennet sister.  She mostly reads and practices music.

Catherine Bennet: the fourth daughter. She is the shadow of Lydia and follows in her pursuits of the ‘Officers’ of the regiment.

Lydia Bennet: the youngest Bennet sister. She is a frivolous, headstrong, and flirtatious working-class shop assistant.

Jane Bennet: the eldest Bennet sister. She is the most beautiful young lady in the neighborhood.

Mr Fitzwilliam Darcy: poses as an editor of the renowned publishing company, but is actually from the planet Gallifrey.

George Wickham: the son of Mr Darcy’s father’s steward. He is a charming officer in Space Rangers.

Mrs Bennet: the wife of her social superior Mr Bennet and mother of Elizabeth and her sisters. She is frivolous and excitable.

Mr Bennet: the patriarch of the Bennet family, a gentleman of modest income with five unmarried daughters.

Vinny is a cousin of the Bennets and a professional dancer from Brooklyn.

Marlin “The Fish”: the head of a powerful Mafia family. He moved to Raleigh after joining the witness protection program.

Mr. Archie Bunker Normal: poses as a Scottish Ranger of Edinburgh Castle, but is actually a “Time Agent”.

Mrs. Aloysius Snuffleupagus or Snuffy: one of the characters on the educational television program, Sesame Street.

Jane Austen: one of the most widely read writers in English literature.

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