Please prepare the side for the character of your choice. Sides are posted on the United Players website at https://unitedplayers.com/opportunities/. To get an audition time slot, submit a resumé and headshot to producer Fran Burnside at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please state any audition times you will NOT be available.
CASTING: IBPOC actors and actors of all body types and abilities are highly encouraged to submit. Please specify for which character you are submitting.
*This play deals with suicide.
NOTE: This is a Non-Union production. Please indicate if you have any union affiliations.
NOTE: Berte and Auntie Julle will read together. Thea and the gentlemen will each be paired with one Hedda. Each Hedda will be asked to prepare 2 of the 4 audition scenes.
It is recommended that auditioners familiarize themselves with the play, a public copy of which (not our adaptation/translation) is available at https://www.gutenberg.org/files/4093/4093-h/4093-h.htm
PLEASE NOTE: in keeping with current COVID requirements, all those cast must be double vaccinated.
REHEARSALS: Will start on Tuesday, February 4, 2023 and continue on Tuesday and Thursday evenings 7-10 pm, Saturdays 2-6 pm, and Sundays 1-5 pm. Rehearsals will mainly be at St. Mary’s Church Kerrisdale, 2490 West 37th Avenue (37th & Larch).
Please let us know if you have access needs for the audition process. The Jericho Arts Centre house, stage and backstage are wheelchair accessible, as is our rehearsal space.
Ejlert Lovborg 20-45 yrs.
Original thinker, recovering addict and perhaps a touch of the tortured artist. Ready to make a comeback after a fall from grace.
Judge Brack 30-55 yrs.
Charismatic and powerful man about town, he uses his influence to gain control and power. Politically and financially well connected.