Now Casting - Importance of Being Ernest - Immersive Adaptation

Now Casting - Importance of Being Ernest - Immersive Adaptation

CATEGORY: Performer

Encounters Theatre Company
New York, NY 10031


David O'Hara

Job Details


Rehearsals: 3/18/19 - 5/3/19
Performances: 5/4/19, 5/5/19

Director: Jenny Grober
Performances are being held at a private estate in Smithtown, NY (Long Island). Travel and housing will be provided.

Breakdown is below. For consideration email your headshot/resume Please note any experience in classical theatre, dialects, and immersive theatre in the body of your email.

Algernon Moncrieff – mid 20s. Gwendolen’s cousin. City aristocrat. Dangerously witty. Reckless and unreliable.


John ‘Jack’ Worthing – late 20s. Wealthy single gentleman. Takes his life much more seriously. Honor-bound. In love with Gwendolen.


Cecily Cardew – 18-22. Jack’s ward. Wildly romantic, inventive, sweetly innocent.


Gwendolen Fairfax – mid 20s. City girl, sophisticated, aristocratic, snobbish, characteristically witty. In love with Jack.


Lady Augusta Bracknell – plays 50s (willing to cast younger). Gwendolen’s mother. Formidable, snobbish, adheres very strictly to societal expectation.


Miss Laetitia Prism – plays 40s-50s (willing to cast younger). Cecily’s governess. Good natured but pedantic.


Dr. Canon Chasuble – 40s-50s (willing to cast younger). Rector. Educated. Pleasantly humored, but dreary.


Marriman – 30s+. Jack’s butler.


Lane – 30s+. Algernon’s butler.


March 18, 2019 - May 5, 2019


$200 stipend + Housing and Travel



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