Director – Veronica Roeder
Audition Dates and Times:
Tuesday, September 5th (6:30pm-9:30pm)
Callbacks (if needed) – Wednesday, September 6th (7:00pm-9:30pm)
THIS SHOW IS AGES 18+ ONLY – NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE
For auditions, please come prepared to read scenes from the script. Audition sides can be found here: AUDITION SIDES
You do not need to have the sides memorized but should be familiar with them.
If you are needed for callbacks, you will be notified by email the evening of Tuesday, September 5th to return on Wednesday, September 6th
Rehearsals are tentatively scheduled for Tuesday & Thursdays from 6:30-9:30pm and Saturdays from 10:00am-1:00pm, however this schedule is subject to change based on cast availability if needed.
Please bring a list of all known conflicts to auditions as this will help to determine the final schedule.
The first rehearsal is on Tuesday September 12th at 630pm – It will be an ALL CALLED Read-Through. It is mandatory for everyone to attend and fill out paperwork.
A final schedule with conflicts and scene breakdown will be provided to you by the end of the first week of rehearsal.
Tech Week is Sunday, November 5th – Thursday, November 9th.
NO CONFLICTS WILL BE ALLOWED DURING TECH – There are no exceptions to this.
Friday, November 10th at 7:30pm
Saturday, November 11th at 7:30pm
Sunday, November 12th at 2:00pm
Friday, November 17th at 7:30pm
Saturday, November 18th at 7:30pm
Sunday, November 19th at 2:00pm
AGE 35 – 55
Paul Sheldon is the main protagonist of Misery. He is the author of the Misery Chastain novel series and is imprisoned by Annie Wilkes (his self-described “number one fan”) after a devastating car crash. Paul is subject to (and terrified of) Annie’s fits of rage and Mental & Physical Abuse, spends most of the play unable to use legs.
AGE 30 – 45
Annie Wilkes is a former nurse and the main antagonist of Misery. She is the perfect example of a mentally unstable obsessed fan, who kidnaps her favorite writer and holds him hostage. A reclusive individual who lives by herself, she is obsessed with the Misery Chastain novels by Paul Sheldon and has difficulty distinguishing between them and reality.
AGE 30 – 60
Buster is the local sheriff investigating the disappearance of Paul Sheldon, only has 3 scenes in the show.