AUSTRIA: actors (m/f) 30-65, English spkrs, for theatre in Vienna [P]

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closing date: This casting is now closed

project title: The Duchess of Malfi
production type: theatre
pay: paid

looking for:
based in/around: Vienna, Austria

about the project

Actors with native-level English and some experience of classical text required for a production of Webster's famous tragedy "The Duchess of Malfi".

Outline: The recently widowed Duchess of Malfi defies her brother's order not to remarry, and marries her lover Antonio in secret. This decision triggers a cascade of tragic events that plumb the depths of madness and threaten to destroy a kingdom.

Performances at the Theatre Arche, Vienna on November 5th -16th, 2024

Production will rehearse full-time for 5 weeks in October-November 2024.

Paid work.

Casting open to actors based in Vienna.


Looking to fill the following roles:
role 1 | actors | female
playing age: 30 - 37
role languages: English
ROLE: The Duchess
Female, 30s, with native-level English and some experience of classical text.
About the character: The twin sister of Ferdinand, the Duke. A rebellious and headstrong individual, an intelligent and passionate soul straining against the strictures of her conventional society.
role 2 | actors | male
playing age: 42 - 65
role languages: English
ROLE: The Cardinal
male, 40s-60s, with native-level English and some experience of classical text
About the character: The older brother of the Duchess and Duke. An outwardly prighish and upright but inwardly corrupt and lascivious, Machiavelian schemer.

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