The Importance of Being Earnest
This is a NON-EQUITY production. All roles at Metro Theatre, are volunteer positions.
You will receive an audition time slot and obtain a side for the part(s) you indicate you are interested in, once we have received your application. Please print the sides to bring with you to the audition.
Complete and submit the Fillable Audition form available on our website at https://metrotheatre.com/audtions-for-the-importance-of-being-earnest2-2/
Resume and Headshots: to be included when you complete and submit the on-line audition form.
Rehearsal period: First rehearsal Sunday, September 10; Tuesdays & Thursdays 7pm-10pm, Saturday afternoons, and Sunday evenings
Requirements: All cast and crew must provide proof of vaccination. All provincial public health orders will be strictly adhered to.
Ethno-cultural casting statement: We encourage submissions from artists with a broad range of backgrounds including, but not limited to: race, ethnicity, indigeneity, gender, body type, and sexuality. We encourage anyone to audition for any role as we will be casting on who is best for the role.
MISS PRISM (female-identifying, age range 35 AND UP)
Cecily’s governess, an endless source of pedantic bromides and cliches. Seemingly puritanical and rigid, she does have a softer side and entertains romantic feelings for Dr Chasuble.
DR CHASUBLE (male-identifying, age range 35 AND UP)
The rector on Jack’s estate. Full of Victorian moral judgements but entertaining secret romantic feelings for Miss Prism.
LANE (male-identifying, age range 25-75)
Algernon’s manservant. Lane and Merriman could be played by the same actor.
MERRIMAN (male-identifying, age range 25-75)
The butler at Jack’s country house. Lane and Merriman could be played by the same actor