We're casting The Country Wife

We're looking for actors for our summer production - William Wycherley's ribald Restoration comedy The Country Wife. Performances will be at Ludlow Brewery from 14th to 22nd June, and then at the Walker Studio, Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury on Saturday 24th June.

As with our Shakespeare productions we will be presenting the play with exuberance, energy and modern characterisation, making the seventeenth century language purposeful and clear to our audience.

Auditions will take place over the weekend of 25th/26th February in Ludlow.

If you are a professional or amateur actor and would enjoy working in an exciting, lively, ensemble, please get in touch.

Email us at casting@rooftoptheatre.co.uk. Those new to us, please include brief details of acting experience and full face photo.

For the audition we will ask you to prepare a short comedy piece by any writer, except Shakespeare, and from any period - one that shows your flair for comedic characterisation, language and energy.

Also, have a look at the characters in The Country Wife ready to discuss which one(s) appeal. There are a number of online resources on the play with its plot and character sketches.

Rehearsals will start on 29th April and take place at weekends and one or two evenings per week (on Tuesday and/or Thursday).

We look forward to hearing from you.

The Country Wife


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