AUDITIONS

BOTG is committed to creating an environment where all participants are treated with respect and dignity. We value diversity in race, disability, gender, sexuality, socio-economic background, faith and age. Everyone is welcome and warmly encouraged to attend auditions. 

 

AN IDEAL HUSBAND

BY OSCAR WILDE

Directed by Angie Fyke

Produced by Diane Slater and Cheryl Cartwright


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AUDITIONS

 

September 20 & 21

Rehearsals begin: Mid-October

Tech/Performances: Jan 16-22

Booking your audition

 

  • Fill out the audition form here AUDITION FORM

  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes in advance.

SYNOPSIS

 

The play centers around the marriage between Sir Robert Chiltern, a member of the House of Commons, and Lady Chiltern, his wife. Lady Chiltern believes that her husband is a paragon of morality and virtue until she finds out a scandalous secret about his past.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

The Earl of Caversham, K.G - Charming, retired caring Father - aged 50ish to play 70ish

Viscount Goring, the Earl’s Son - plays at being idle - aged 30-40 to play 34

Sir Robert Chiltern - Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs - aged 35-45 to play 40 

Vicomte De Nanjac - Young Attaché - aged 30ish  

Mr Montfort - Young Dandy - aged  25-30ish
Lady Chiltern,wife of Robert - uptight and earnest - aged 30-35

Lady Markby - Friendly Matron and Guest of the Chiltern’s, high society - aged  50+  

The Countess of Basildon - Guest of the Chiltern’s, high society - aged  30-50

Mrs Marchant - Guest of the Chiltern’s, high society - aged  30-50 

Miss Mabel Chiltern - sister - aged 20-30 to play a young impish 20ish 

Mrs Cheveley - antagonistic femme fatale - aged  30 to 40

Mason - Butler of Sir Robert - Any age

Phipps - Lord Goring’s Servant - Any age

James - Footman - Any age

Harold - Footman - Any age

 

 

Please submit your audition request no later than Sept 18, 2022.