Persuasion audition at Theater Emory

Theater Emory announces auditions for Jane Austin’s Persuasion, adapted for the stage and directed by John Ammerman.
Equity auditions on Saturday, May 14 from 10:00AM – 1:00PM and 2:00PM – 6:00PM.
Non-Equity auditions on Sunday, May 15 from 10:00AM – 1:00PM and 2:00PM – 5:00PM.
Callbacks, if needed, on Monday evening, May 16. (See website for character descriptions.)

Female roles:
Mrs. Musgrove (50s);
Mrs. Croft (50s).

Male roles:
Mr. Musgrove (50s);
Mr. Shepherd (40s – 50s);
Admiral Croft (50s);
Captain Wentworth (30s).

The roles of Sir Walter Elliot (60s) and of Lady Russell (50s) are already cast but actors may audition as possible replacements, should any become necessary.

Rehearsals start on Oct. 12, 2011 and the play runs Nov. 10 – 20, 2011.

Sides and a reader will be provided at the audition, and available at the theater and online in advance. In addition to reading from sides, please prepare a 1-2 minute Period Monologue post 1770 but no later than 1925.

Actors are paid for rehearsal and performance. Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.

Auditions are at the Schwartz Center for the Arts at 1700 North Decatur Road on the Emory University campus in Atlanta. Call 404-712-9118 M-F, 9am-4pm starting Tuesday, May 3 for more info and to schedule an appointment. See our website for more information: Click on ‘Theater Emory’ and ‘Audition Info’.