By Ken Ludwig
Directed by Lisa Howard-Welch
Evening 8PM: October 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19 and Matinee 2PM: October 6, 13
AUDITION DATE: SATURDAY, July 27 - 2:00 P.M. / Main Stage Scripts are available for perusal. Please call our box office at 904-261-6749. If you have any questions please e-mail the director Lisa Howard-Welch - email@example.com Auditions will consist of reading from the script.
5 men, 2 woman
Meg Snider F 30’s-40’s
Meg is vivacious and has a great sense of humour. She loves Shakespeare and dreams of a bigger world beyond York PA. As the author says, “our play is all about Meg,” as she transforms from innocent obedience to self-confident woman.
Leo Clark M 40’s
Shakespearean actor. Falls in love with Meg. As Maxine: chic and flamboyant diva who commands all those around her. Must be able to switch between genders and voices constantly. British Dialect. Stage combat.
Jack Gable M 40’s
Shakespearean actor. As Stephanie: shy and demure at first, but eventually grows more comfortable with her feminine side. Loves Audrey. Requires great comedic timing, physical humor. British Dialect. Stage Combat.
Audrey F 20’s
An innocent girl that is kind and gullible. Attractive and good-natured. She is pursued both by Butch and Jack. Plays Sebastian in Twelfth Night. Roller skates.
Duncan M 40’s-50’s
The local minister, he’s a good man at heart, but fussy, and lives in his own world. He is suspicious of Leo and Jack.
Florence F 70’s
Meg’s aunt, she’s the richest woman in York. Florence is extremely crusty, has terrible eyesight, and is a tough old broad.
Doc Meyers M 50’s-60’s
The country doctor, he’s a cantankerous, likeable curmudgeon. He’s the Chief Moose in the local Moose Lodge. Father to Butch. Plays Sir Toby in Twelfth Night scenes.
Butch Meyers M 20’s
A former high school football star, Butch isn’t the brightest bulb, but he is earnest and sincere, with a good heart. Loves Audrey. Plays Sir Andrew in Steals the Twelfth Night scenes.
Comedy Two English actors learn a wealthy American woman is dying and looking for her lost family members. The two men cook up a perfect plan to pass themselves off as the missing kin and get the inheritance, discovering a little too late…the lost relatives are both women! PG-13.
All volunteer positions onstage and offstage are open to everyone, regardless of race, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, or previous experience. Newcomers are welcome and encouraged.
Amelia Community Theatre is a volunteer based, not for profit 501c3 corporation registered with the State of Florida. Auditions and participation are open to all.