The Importance of Being Earnest! 

On Friday, February 16th at 6:00 or Saturday, February 17th at 4:30, join us in the Upper Performance Centre of CentreStage Theatre for auditions for The Importance of Being Earnest! It is a comedic play that satirizes the conventions and manners of Victorian society through a farce of fake names, made-up relations, and misunderstandings.

CentreStage values diversity, so casting will start from this position and always be open and neutral. Everyone is welcome and warmly encouraged to attend auditions.

We are seeking to fill the following roles. Actors of all gender identities and ethnicities will be considered for all roles unless otherwise specified.

Jack Worthing (masquerading as Ernest) — a young person from the country, in love with Gwendolen Fairfax. (appears between the ages of 25-35)

Algernon Moncrieff — a young person from London, a relation of Lady Bracknell, enamored with Cecily Cardew. (appears between the ages of 25-35)

Gwendolen Fairfax — a young person, loved by Jack Worthing (appears between the ages of 25-35).

Lady (Augusta) Bracknell — a well-to-do figure in society, Gwendolen's mother and Algernon's aunt (appears between the ages of 50-70, female presenting role that can be played by any gender).

Cecily Cardew, a young person — the ward of Jack Worthing via Jack's adoptive parents. (appears between the ages of 25-35)

Miss Laetitia Prism — Cecily's governess. (appears between ages 50-70)

Dr. Frederick Chasuble — the priest at Jack's country parish. (appears between ages of 45-70)

Lane — Algernon's servant. (appears between the ages of 30-50)

Merriman — the servant of Jack's country house. (appears between the ages of 30-50)

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