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Audition Notice

WHAT:  TARTUFFE by Moliere, translated by Richard Wilbur
A wealthy man’s house turns topsy-turvy when he falls under the spell of a con man in this classic comedy.  Meet the whole wacky family in this famous farcical verse play by one of France’s all-time greatest writers.

WHO:               Directed by Joanne Zipay

WHEN:             Monday, Oct. 17, 6-8 pm*
                         No appointment necessary.
                         Callbacks: Tuesday, Oct. 18, 6-9 pm
                         *If you can’t make the audition time, you may submit a video to:
                 by 8 pm, Monday, Oct. 17

WHAT:            Please prepare a monologue from these sides (click here).

WHERE:           Collin College, Plano Campus – Black Box Theatre (room C-102)
                        2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano, TX 75074

PERFORMANCE DATES:  Dec. 7, 8, 9 at 7:30 pm; Dec. 10 at 2:30 pm and 7:30 pm; Dec. 11 at 2:30 pm

REHEARSALS BEGIN:    Oct.19 - Rehearsals will be held 6-10 pm Monday–Friday
                                          No rehearsals Nov. 23-25
                                          Saturday, Dec. 3 and Sunday, Dec. 4, are 10 am-10 pm technical rehearsals

PLEASE NOTE:  This is a non-paying show.  Roles are open to current students, alums, and community members.

ROLES:  All roles are open.  We seek diversity in casting, including all ethnicities, ages, and genders.

TARTUFFE:  male, any age, a “righteous” hypocrite and con man

ORGON:  male, middle-aged, head of the household, has been duped by Tartuffe

ELMIRE:  female, young, Orgon’s new wife, Tartuffe comes on to her but she outsmarts him  

CLÉANTE:   male, any age, Elmire’s brother, gives excellent advice

MADAME PERNELLE:  female, elderly, Orgon’s mother, very opinionated

DAMIS:  male, young, Orgon’s son by a previous marriage

MARIANE:  female, young, Orgon’s daughter by a previous marriage, loves Valère

VALÈRE:  male, young, honest, loves Mariane

DORINE:   female, any age, Mariane’s lady’s-maid, super-clever and speaks her mind

MONSIEUR LOYAL:  male, any age, a bailiff, bringer of bad news

A POLICE OFFICER:  male, any age, doing his job

FLIPOTE:  female, any age, Madame Pernelle’s much put-upon maid, non-speaking role

LAURENT:  male, any age, Tartuffe’s valet, a yes-man, non-speaking role


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