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Auditions: George Orwell's "1984"—August 24, 25, 27 by appointment
14-16, 21&22, 2022
Fri & Sat
7:30PM Sun 4:00PM
is a non-equity no-pay production.
August 24, 2022, 7:00-10:00pm
August 25, 2022, 7:00-10:00pm
August 27, 2022, 11:30am-2:00pm
Sunday August 28, 2022, 1PM
production contains adult situations and language. ***
will be by cold reading only. No monologues will be seen at this
audition for multiple roles.
welcomes persons with disabilities to audition for all of its
productions. If you require accommodations such as large print
audition sides, require the audition sides to be sent ahead of time,
or any other accommodations due to impairment or disability, please
reply to this email and let us know at least 48 hours prior to your
Smith - M - (20s-40s) - A outer member of the ruling Party,
contemplative, intellectual, and fatalistic. Winston secretly hates
the totalitarian control and enforced repression that are
characteristic of the government. Smith harbors quieted revolutionary
Jules - F or
M - (18-30) – Winston’s lover, a person of beauty working in the
Fiction Department at the Ministry of Truth. Jules is pragmatic and
optimistic. Jules's rebellion against the Party is small and
personal, in contrast to Winston’s ideological motivation.
Parsons - F
(Early 40s-Early 50s) – An obnoxious and jovial Party member who
lives near Winston and works at the Ministry of Truth. She has a
group of suspicious, and an ill-mannered child who is a member of the
Syme - F or
M (30+) – An intelligent, timid, and self-effacing person who works
with Winston at the Ministry of Truth. Syme specializes in language.
Syme is working on a new edition of the Newspeak dictionary. Winston
believes Syme is too intelligent to stay in the Party’s favor.
O'Brien - M
or F (40+) – A mysterious, powerful, and sophisticated member of the
Inner Party whom Winston believes is also a member of the
Brotherhood, the legendary group of anti-Party rebels.
Gladys - F
or M (8-11) – Parson's bratty child, a member of the Junior Spies.
Landlady - F
(30+) – Unkempt and a bit rough around the edges, but friendly.
Smarter than she seems.
& 2 - M or F (18+) – One of O'Brien's Guards. Stiff, militant,
M or F (Late teens) - A robotic, obedient messenger for the Party in
the office building where Winston works.
Vendor - M or F - M (Any Age) - A punctual, obedient servant for the
Party in the office building where Winston works.
Voice - M (Any Age, Voiceover) - The voice of the Party heard through
the screens in all buildings in Oceania.
Brother's Voice - M (Any Age, Voiceover) - The Voice of the infamous
Big Brother, who's pictures can be seen on all posters.
Voice - M or F (40+, Voiceover) - A leader of the Revolution
determined to educate the public of Big Brother's danger.
Martin - M
or F (Any age) - O'Brien's butler/maid.