by Daniel Elihu Kramer
Directed by Laura W. Andruski
Produced by Teresa Gillcrist
Monday, October 3 @ 7 PM
Wednesday, October 5 @ 7 PM
Glenview Mansion Cottage
Rockville Civic Center Park
603 Edmonston Dr.
Rockville, MD 20851
Auditions will be open call.
The cast will use standard British accents for their characters but revert to their own American accents when not playing a character within the story.
Callbacks, if necessary, will be held on Saturday, October 8 @ 1 PM.
Due to the nature of the script, actors are advised to have as clear a schedule as possible.
Rehearsals may be held Monday – Friday 7-10pm as well as Saturday and Sunday afternoons 2-5pm (est. 12 hours per week to start).
Rehearsals will NOT be held: Nov. 23-27, Dec. 22-26, or Dec. 30-Jan. 2.
As COVID is still a part of our lives, understudies/swings may be cast.
Please note that there are two daytime student performances planned on February 2 and 3 at 10:00am.
All our shows use Open Casting, with no roles pre-selected. RLT is committed to diversity, open to non-traditional casting, and will consider actors of all ethnicities. Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to audition.
All roles are unpaid.
For more information about auditions, please contact the director.
January 2023: 27, 28, 29*
February 3, 4, 5*
Friday & Saturdays @ 8pm
Sundays @ 2pm
February 2 & 3 @ 10 AM
P@P is written to be performed by a cast of five (may be expanded to seven). All but one play multiple characters within the story. Each actor also has an identity as a performer within the play. The script makes use of not only Jane Austen’s novel, but also her letters, and a wide range of public domain materials drawn and adapted from the internet, including postings on blogs, chat rooms, and discussion boards. Actors play roles from the novel, performers, a broad range of “internet characters” and – in one case – Austen herself.
Performers are expected to be able to switch between roles quickly, using as little as an adjustment of posture, voice, or attitude to distinguish one character from another.
English accents are welcome, but at a minimum formal, American speech is required.
|ACTRESS A (20s-30s)||Elizabeth Bennet|
|ACTRESS B (20s-40s)||Jane Bennet|
|ACTRESS C (30s-50s)||Mrs. Bennet|
Miss de Bourgh
|ACTOR A (20s-30s)||Mr. Darcy|
|ACTOR B (30s-50s)||Mr. Bennet|
Watch Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy fall in love all over again — this time filtered through the world of the internet. Modern voices interject and build on this classic love story in the form of blog posts, chat room discussions, quotes from film adaptations, and even letters from Ms. Austen herself to create a delightfully postmodern view of 19th century in England. Pride@Prejudice is a hilarious and moving homage to Jane Austen’s most beloved novel, as well our love affair with reading.