“Ernest” Auditions

Stetson University’s Theatre Arts Production of The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde information below:

Jack Worthing, has invented an alter ego named Ernest in order to court and win over the lovely Gwendolyn. Unbeknownst to Jack, his good friend Algernon has adopted the same disguise so that he might have an opportunity to meet the lovely young Cecily. When all four characters flee to the country, disguises are revealed, and hilarity ensues. A trivial comedy for serious people.

Audition Information:

When: February 25: 4 – 6 pm, and 7 – 9 pm
February 26: 4 – 6 pm, and 7 – 9 pm
February 27: Callbacks (TBA)

Where: Second Stage Theatre (located in the Museum of Art – 600 N.Woodland Blvd.)

  • Auditions are open to all students and community members, and you only need to attend one audition slot to be considered for a part.
  • You also do not need to have anything prepared in advance as auditions are comprised mostly of cold readings and scripts will be provided.
  • If you would like to become more familiar with the play and its characters, scripts are available for check-out in the Creative Arts Office (216 Sampson Hall).
  • Performance Dates for The Importance of Being Earnest will be April 11 – 14.

For more information on getting involved as a backstage technician, please contact Krista Franco at kfranco@stetson.edu. For more information on getting involved as a performer, please contact Julie Schmitt at jschmitt@stetson.edu

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