The Female of the Species by Joanna Murray-Smith
A contemporary Australian comedy.
The play is one of the texts listed on the Drama HSC Individual Projects.
Audition Date/Time: Tuesday 28 January 2014
7pm for a 7.30pm start
Audition Venue: Pavilion Theatre, Doran Drive, Castle Hill
Director: Valerie Miller
Rehearsals Two nights per week with some Saturdays/Sundays
Previews: Monday 28 April 2014 and (Charity Night) Wednesday 30 April
Opening: Friday 2 May 2014
Closes: Saturday 24 May 2014
Margot Mason – 50s – 60s intellectual feminist with class and an ego
Molly Rivers – (A past university student) early 20s – naively deranged with some childlike innocence. Is intelligent yet unconfident
Tess Thornton – (Margot’s daughter) early to mid 30s – a lost mother and housewife who is physically and emotionally exhausted. Disillusioned with her life
Bryan Thornton – (Tess’ husband) 30s – good looking, boyish, blinkered about what’s happening with Tess, genial, thick
Theo Hanover – (Margot’s publisher) mid 50s to 60s – very handsome, muscular young man with some worldly insight
Frank – (a taxi driver) mid to late 20s – dapper, refined and gay, flamboyant
The audition will involve some improvisation work and readings from the play. Please contact Valerie Miller on 0414656463 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a copy of the script, expression of interest and/or any further information regarding the production.
Note: Castle Hill Players hold 7 auditions each year on a Tuesday night at the theatre. They are advertised two weeks prior on this website.
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