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Steel Beam Theatre Announces Auditions for Summer Production

NEED ACTORS FOR NEW VERSION OF 'THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST' BY OSCAR WILDE

 

ST. CHARLES, IL — Steel Beam Theatre, the professional non-equity theatre of the Fox River Valley, announces auditions for a new adaptation of The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde. Rehearsals begin in May. The production runs June 29 to July 15.

Auditions are scheduled for Saturday, April 28 at 1:00 p.m. at Steel Beam Theatre, 111 W Main St, St. Charles, IL 60174. The audition will consist of readings from the script. There is some pay.

Appointments are by email only. Request an audition time at janus.auditions@gmail.com. A headshot and resume is welcome but not required.

This classic comedy gets a new 'mod' adaptation that transports the fast-paced action to the 1960s, where music, style and wit reign supreme.

Seeking 4 men and 4 women


  • Jack = a young eligible bachelor who leads a double life
  • Algernon = another young eligible bachelor who leads a double life
  • Lady Bracknell = Algernon’s Aunt who is all about style over substance
  • Gwendolyn = Daughter of Lady Bracknell who has her own mind about things
  • Cecily = Jack’s ward – she is imaginative and romantic
  • Miss Prism = Cecily’s governess filled with moral righteousness
  • Doctor Chasuble = Moral on the outside, less so on the inside
  • Lane/Merrimen = A servant possibly leading a double-life


BREAK LEGS AND HAVE FUN!


General questions should be directed to Marge Uhlarik-Boller, Artistic Director at margesbt1@gmail.com