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Audition Notice:

Pride and Prejudice

Auditions: Sept 27, 28; Oct 4, 5, 6pm-9pm
Madrona Room, Orcas Center
Sides are available by clicking on the characters names below, and will be provided at the auditions.
Full script is available for viewing at the Orcas Island Library.

For more info, contact Dorrie Braun at missdorrie@aol.com

By Helen Jerome
Adapted from the novel by Jane Austen

Directed by Dorrie Braun
Assistant Director Ellen Graham

Please note the following COVID protocols for performance:

Masks will be required inside Orcas Center

Social distancing will be observed

Proof of vaccination will be required at the door

*These guidelines may change as we move forward 


SummaryPride and Prejudice is a RomCom set in England in the early 1800s.The play follows 5 young women at a time when marriage is success, anything else is failure, and love is a luxury. Plotting behind them, the mothers desperate to see their daughters well-married. And, the young men who may, or may not, marry them. 


Character Descriptions:
(click character name to go to side for that character)

Female:

Elizabeth (25-35) middle Bennet daughter, too intelligent for her own good, sardonically outspoken
Jane (25-35) eldest Bennet daughter, shy, too sweet natured for her own good
Lydia (18+) youngest Bennet daughter, flighty, brash
Charlotte (25-35) Elizabeth’s best friend, pragmatic, keen witted
Miss Bingley (25-35) Bingley’s scheming, snobbish sister
Lady Lucas / Mrs. Gardner (50+) Charlotte’s mother, competitive on the marriage front/Jane’s kind and supportive aunt
Lady Catherine de Bourgh (50+) wealthy undisputed queen of her domain (and everyone else’s), another mother out to secure the ‘right’ match for her daughter.
Amelia/Maggie/Mrs. Lake (25-35) party goer/Gardner housekeeper/Bennet housekeeper

Male:

Darcy (30-49) wealthy, class-conscious, awkward in social situations
Bingley (30-49) not quite as wealthy, easy-going, non-judgmental, easily manipulated
Collins (30-49), stuffy, ridiculous
Wickham (30-39) charming, fortune-hunter, raised with Darcy (who he resents)
Mr. Bennet (60-69) head of the Bennet family, calm, stable, cynical sense of humor
Hill (25+) Bennet butler
Captain Denny/Colonel Fitzwilliam (30-49) Wickham’s superior officer/Darcy’s cousin


Calendar

Callbacks: Oct 11 & 12 6-9pm
By invitation only
Madrona Room, Orcas Center

Company meeting/read-through Oct 25 6-9pm
Madrona Room, Orcas Center

Mini-rehearsals (to work on character and relationships)
Nov-Dec: one or two evenings per week, 6-8pm
Madrona Room, Orcas Center

Rehearsals

Jan – Feb: Mon, Wed, Thur 6-9pm; Sun 1-4pm

March: tech/dress tba

Center Stage, Orcas Center

Performances

March 10-20: Thurs, Fri, Sat 7:30pm; Sun 1pm

Center Stage, Orcas Center