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Death and the Maiden
20 Feb, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
About the Show:
Paulina Salas is a former political prisoner who had been raped by her captors, led by a sadistic doctor whose face she never saw. The rapist doctor played Schubert’s composition Death and the Maiden during the act of rape; hence the play’s title.
Years later she hears his voice again as he, by chance, is invited into her home by her husband,
Paulina decides to kidnap him to make him stand trial for his crimes
Paulina Salas — 30-35 years old
Gerardo Escobar — her husband, a lawyer, 40-45 years old
Roberto Miranda — a doctor, 50 +
For an audition pack please email Lars Jensen at firstname.lastname@example.org using Death and the Maiden as the subject title.
Accents will not be required.
The audition will be an open audition workshop style using texts from the play.
Lars Jensen email@example.com 0417 910 948
Show: Death and the Maiden
Author: Ariel Dorfman
Venue: Roy Edinger Hall, Stock Rd, Palmyra
Theatre Company: Melville Theatre Company
Show Dates: May 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20 and 21.
Director: Lars Jensen