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Sat, Dec 18


Digital Auditions

Auditions: An Ideal Husband

Director: Kate Adams | Cast: 8 | Rehearsals: December-January | Performance: January-February

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Auditions: An Ideal Husband
Auditions: An Ideal Husband

Time & Location

Dec 18, 2021, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM CST

Digital Auditions

About the Event

re-imagined and adapted by Kate Adams

Directed by Kate Adams

Rehearsals: Virtually December 27 - 30, In Person January 3 - 27, 2021

Performances: January 28 - February 13, 2021

This production will take place in person with one pre-recorded streamed performance.

We are monitoring Covid safety and evaluating policies, and the safety of our cast, crew, audience and staff is among our top priorities. Mask requirements will be assessed and may or may not be required for audiences or cast during this production.

We are committed to diverse, inclusive casting. For every production, please submit without regard to ability, race, age, weight, color, national origin, ethnic origin, gender identity, or any other basis. Any specifics integral to the plot or required by the publisher will be listed in the individual announcement.

(Audition information is subject to change)

At a distinguished party in Washington D.C., we meet Robert Chiltern, a wealthy member of the US Senate; his wife; his sister; and Robert’s charming bachelor friend, Arthur Goring. Deceit and lies weave themselves throughout as Wilde pulls the curtain on the hypocrisy of moralistic society and with wit and gaiety, paints a scathing critique of gossips, income gaps, sexist attitudes, and the perils of protecting ones morals.

Cast: 8 Actors

SENATOR ROBERT CHILTERN: 30-40, Masculine-presenting. A young and brilliant politician. Devoted husband of Gertrude and brother of Mabel.

GERTRUDE CHILTERN: 30-40, Feminine-presenting. Devoted and loving wife of Robert with a strict moral code.

ARTHUR GORING: 30-40, Masculine-presenting. Young, sarcastic socialite. Childhood friend of Robert.

MRS. CHEVELEY: 30-40, Feminine-presenting. A femme fatale who holds a secret over Robert’s head.

MABEL CHILTERN: 18-25, Feminine-presenting. A beautiful and vibrant modern woman. Younger sister of Robert.

SENATOR CAVERSHAM: 60-70, Masculine-presenting. Gruff and seasoned politician with old fashioned views. Father of Arthur.

MRS. MARKBY: 50-70, Feminine-presenting. Flamboyant and loquacious friend of the Chilterns and Sen. Caversham.

MASON: 25-40, Masculine-presenting. No nonsense butler to the Chiltern household. (Will be dual cast as Phipps)

PHIPPS: 25-40, Masculine-presenting. Laid-back, quick-witted butler to Arthur. (Will be dual cast as Mason)

Please contact for more information regarding perusal scripts and content.

Auditions will be online (Zoom) on December 18, 2021, with in-person Masked Callbacks on December 19, 2021.

Sides and access to the Zoom meeting will be provided via link sent prior to the auditions.

A small stipend will be provided.

Please contact the Box Office with additional questions.

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